Clinical Pathology Services

Call Client Services 804-828-PATH (828-7284); 1-800-363-9234

The Division of Clinical Pathology offers a complete range of laboratory testing services. Our laboratories are equipped to provide the highest level of support to health care providers through leading-edge technologies, quality assurance measurements, and laboratory management programs.

CDC lipid standardization is implemented in all labs.  Also, we offer testing and services in:

  • Clinical Chemistry - staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, offers highly automated testing that makes most results available around the clock.
  • Coagulation/Hemostasis - offers expert testing in the diagnosis of coagulation diseases.
  • Hematology - staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, offers expert interpretations of peripheral blood, bone marrow specimens, and lymph node biopsies.
  • Microbiology/Immunology - staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, it provides full testing services in bacteriology, antimicrobial susceptibility testing, mycobacteriology, mycology, parasitology, clinical virology, flow cytometry, infectious and autoimmune disease serology.
  • Toxicology - only clinical laboratory providing clinical and forensic toxicology services at VCU Health System.
  • Transfusion Medicine - supports a busy, level one trauma center, as well as active liver, cardiac, pediatric cardiac, neonatal, bone marrow transplant and hematology/oncology programs; as well as an onsite Apheresis Unit which provides therapeutic apheresis and peripheral blood stem cell collection.

The Clinical Pathology Receiving area is located on the MCV campus in the Clinical Support Center (CSC), 403 N. 13th Street, 6th floor Room 643. 


Leadership and Contacts in Clinical Pathology:


Susan D. Roseff, MD

Chair of the Division of Clinical Pathology
Transfusion Medicine

Professor of Pathology
Medical Director of Apheresis
Associate Director of the Resident Training Program
Office: (804) 828-0255 
Fax: (804) 828-6156

Lorin M Bachmann, PhD, DABCC

Lorin M. Bachmann, PhD, DABCC

Clinical Chemistry
Associate Professor of Pathology
Co-Director of Clinical Chemistry
Co-Director of Point of Care Testing
Office: (804) 828-6407

Justin B Dalton, MD

Justin B. Dalton, MD

Assistant Professor of Pathology
Director of Clinical Immunology
Office: (804) 828-5389
Fax: (804) 828-8177

Marie C Do, MD

Marie C. Do, MD

Transfusion Medicine
Clinical Assistant Professor
Office: (804) 828-0093
Fax: (804) 828-0876

Christopher D Doern, PhD

Christopher D. Doern, PhD

Clinical Microbiology
Assistant Professor of Pathology
Associate Director of Microbiology
Office: (804) 628-0191

Betty A Forbes, PhD

Betty A. Forbes, PhD

Clinical Microbiology
Professor of Pathology
Director of Clinical Microbiology
Office: (804) 828-3494

Guanhua  Lai, MD, PhD

Guanhua Lai, MD, PhD

Transfusion Medicine and Hematopathology
Assistant Professor of Pathology
Office: (804) 828-7828
Fax: (804) 828-2812

W. Greg  Miller, PhD

W. Greg Miller, PhD

Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Information Systems
Professor of Pathology
Director of Pathology Information Systems
Co-Director of Clinical Chemistry
Office: (804) 828-0375
Fax: (804) 828-0353

Roger S Riley, MD, PhD, FCAP

Roger S. Riley, MD, PhD, FCAP

Hematology, Coagulation Fluids and Renal Pathology
Professor of Pathology
Director of the Coagulation Laboratory
Co-Director of Hematology
Office: (804) 628-5780
Fax: (804) 628-2505

Kimberly W Sanford, MD

Kimberly W. Sanford, MD

Transfusion Medicine
Assistant Professor of Pathology
Medical Director of Transfusion Medicine
Medical Director of Stony Point Laboratory
Director of Undergraduate Medical Education
Office: (804) 828-2745
Fax: (804) 828-0876

David  S Wilkinson, MD, PhD

David S. Wilkinson, MD, PhD

Transfusion Medicine
Professor of Pathology
Associate Medical Director of Transfusion Medicine
Office: (804) 828-0183
Fax: (804) 828-2869