Gastrointestinal Pathology

The UNMC Department of Pathology and Microbiology offers special expertise in the diagnosis of infectious, inflammatory and neoplastic diseases involving the esophagus, stomach and intestinal tract. The section is headed by Dr. Audrey Lazenby and includes Drs. Samuel Cohen, Kurt Fisher, Geoffery Talmon and Benjamin Swanson.  Those desiring consultative diagnostic assistance should contact the GI Pathology Team at 402-559-4186.       

The department has five faculty members with extensive experience in the diagnostic evaluation of liver and biliary tract diseases. This includes non-neoplastic medical liver biopsies, as well as primary hepatic neoplasms and gall bladder and bile duct specimens. Available resources include a suitable array of histochemical and immunohistochemical stains, as well as electron microscopy for selected cases.