Division of Anatomic & Surgical Pathology

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

Anatomic Pathology Services

Anatomic Pathology incorporates the following laboratory services: Autopsy, Cytopathology [We also offer FNA services to the VCU Medical Center hospitals and clinics and to patients referred from physicians for FNA to our Cytodiagnosis Center], Neuropathology.

Surgical Pathology Services

Surgical Pathology 
Surgical pathology offers full histology services including immunohistochemistry, molecular diagnostics, and electron microscopy. Specialty services include:

  • Breast, Heart and Lung Pathology
  • Dermatopathology
  • Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT), Soft Tissue & Bone Pathology
  • Gastrointestinal & Liver Pathology
  • Renal Pathology

The Anatomic Pathology Receiving area is located at the MCV campus in the Gateway Building, 1200 E. Marshall Street, 6th floor, (804) 828-9739.

Leadership and Contacts

Co-Interim Chairs of the Division of Anatomic Pathology: Melissa J. Contos, MD and Michael O. Idowu, MD, MPH

Melissa J. Contos, MD

Melissa J. Contos, MD

Surgical Pathology

Melissa J. Contos, MD

Melissa J. Contos, MD

Surgical Pathology

Pathology

Professor of Pathology;
Director of Surgical Pathology

Phone: (804) 828-9013

Fax: (804) 828-5055

Email: Melissa.Contos@vcuhealth.org

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Michael O. Idowu, MD, MPH

Michael O. Idowu, MD, MPH

Surgical Pathology & Molecular Pathology

Michael O. Idowu, MD, MPH

Michael O. Idowu, MD, MPH

Surgical Pathology & Molecular Pathology

Pathology

Program Director of Molecular Genetic Pathology Fellowship;
Director of Anatomic Pathology Quality Management;
Director of Breast Pathology;
Director of the Tissue and Data Acquisition and Analysis Core (TDAAC)

Phone: (804) 828-9739

Fax: (804) 828-9749

Email: Michael.Idowu@vcuhealth.org

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H. Davis Massey, DDS, MD, PhD

H. Davis Massey, DDS, MD, PhD

Autopsy & Surgical Pathology

H. Davis Massey, DDS, MD, PhD

H. Davis Massey, DDS, MD, PhD

Autopsy & Surgical Pathology

Pathology

Associate Professor of Pathology
Chief of Pathology, Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Phone: (804) 828-9739

Fax: (804) 828-9749

Email: Hugh.Massey@vcuhealth.org

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Sadia Sayeed, MD

Sadia Sayeed, MD

Surgical Pathology & Cytopathology

Sadia Sayeed, MD

Sadia Sayeed, MD

Surgical Pathology & Cytopathology

Pathology

Assistant Professor of Pathology;
Director of Cytopathology

Phone: (804) 628-1270

Email: Sadia.Sayeed@vcuhealth.org

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Austin Blackburn Wiles, MD

Austin Blackburn Wiles, MD

Autopsy & Cytopathology

Austin Blackburn Wiles, MD

Austin Blackburn Wiles, MD

Autopsy & Cytopathology

Pathology

Assistant Professor of Pathology;
Director of Autopsy

Phone: (804) 628-4852

Fax: (804) 828-8733

Email: Austin.Wiles@vcuhealth.org

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Terra Lewis, HT(ASCP)

Terra Lewis, HT(ASCP)

Supervisor of Histology

Terra Lewis, HT(ASCP)

Terra Lewis, HT(ASCP)

Supervisor of Histology

Pathology

Phone: (804) 828-4874

Email: Terra.Lewis@vcuhealth.org

Narjes Mousavi, BS, CT(ASCP)

Narjes Mousavi, BS, CT(ASCP)

Supervisor of Cytopathology

Narjes Mousavi, BS, CT(ASCP)

Narjes Mousavi, BS, CT(ASCP)

Supervisor of Cytopathology

Pathology

Phone: (804) 628-1288

Email: Narjes.MousaviNasab@vcuhealth.org

Megan E. Pierce M.H.S., PA(ASCP)

Megan E. Pierce M.H.S., PA(ASCP)

Pathologists' Assistant Supervisor

Megan E. Pierce M.H.S., PA(ASCP)

Megan E. Pierce M.H.S., PA(ASCP)

Pathologists' Assistant Supervisor

Pathology

Phone: (804) 828-2091

Email: Megan.Decker@vcuhealth.org