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Clinical Pathology

Central Processing

Part of the automation core lab and includes inpatient processing and outreach registration processing areas.

Clinical Chemistry

Includes routine and special chemistry, toxicology, electrophoresis, RIA, maternal/fetal testing, allergy testing, heavy metals and point of care testing.

Hematopathology

Includes routine and special hematology, bone marrow lab, flow cytometry, hemostasis and thrombosis, and urinalysis. See Hematopathology Section for more information and team of hematopathologists.

Clinical Microbiology

Includes virology, serology, mycology, molecular pathology in addition to routine microbiology.

Transfusion Medicine

Includes blood bank, apheresis and stem cell laboratories. In addition to the central laboratory, satellite blood bank laboratories, apheresis and stem cell are located in the hospitals.

See test directory on home page for test specific specimen collection information or see Specimen Collection and Preparation.

Expertise

Meet the team of clinical pathologists

  • Merrill D. Benson, MD
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    PROFESSOR

    Education: MD University of Vermont; Resident in Internal Medicine, Bellevue Hospital and Boston City Hospital; Fellow in Rheumatology, Boston University School of Medicine
    Board Certification: Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine; Diplomate of the American Board of Allergy and Immunology
    Subspecialty Certification: Rheumatology
    Special Interest: Amyloidosis, Regulation of gene expressions, Synthesis and metabolism of plasma proteins, and Tertiary structure of proteins
    Address: Van Nuys Medical Science Building
    635 Barnhill Dr., Room A149
    Indianapolis, Indiana 46202-5120
    Phone: 317.278.3428
    Laboratory: 317.278.3440
    Fax: 317.278.3429
    E-mail:mdbenson@iupui.edu

  • Thomas E. Davis, MD, PhD
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    CULBERTSON PROFESSOR OF PATHOLOGY; DIRECTOR DIVISION OF CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY

    Education: MD West Virginia University; PhD in Microbiology and Immunology, Tulane University; Resident in Pathology, University of Kentucky; Fellow in Clinical Microbiology, Indiana University
    Board Certification: Diplomate of the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
    Subspecialty Certification: Medical Microbiology
    Special Interest: Diagnosis of infectious disease by molecular methods, Infections of immunocompromised patients, Medical student teaching
    Address: Indiana University Health Pathology Laboratory
    350 West 11th St. Room 6027G
    Indianapolis, IN 46202-4108
    Phone: 317.491.6647
    Fax: 317.491.6419
    Pager: 312.7297
    E-mail: thdavis@iupui.edu

  • Raymond L. Konger, MD
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    ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR; DIVISION OF CLINICAL CHEMISTRY

    Education: MD Indiana University School of Medicine; Resident in Pathology, Washington University School of Medicine
    Board Certification: Diplomate of the American Board of Pathology in Clinical Pathology
    Special Interest: Clinical chemistry, Diagnostic molecular biology, Keratinocyte biology
    Address: Fesler Hall
    403 1120 W. South Dr.
    Indianapolis, Indiana 46202-5113
    Phone: 317.274.4154
    Fax: 317.419.6419
    Pager: 562.8166
    E-mail: rkonger@iupui.edu

  • Nguyet Le, MD
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    CLINICAL ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

    DIRECTOR, TRANSFUSION MEDICINE,

    Education:  BS in Chemical Engineering, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Amherst, MA
    MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY
    Resident in Pathology, State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
    Fellow in Transfusion Medicine, New York Blood Center, NY, NY


    Address:  IU Health Pathology Laboratory
    350 West 11th Street, Room 5004
    Indianapolis, IN 46202-4108


    Phone: 317-491-6889
    Pager: 317-367-8798
    E-mail:  nle@iuhealth.org

  • Ryan Relich, PhD
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    CLINICAL ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

    Education: BS Medical Technology and Molecular Biology, Clarion University of Pennsylvania, PhD, Microbiology, Miami University
    Special Interest: Clinical Microbiology
    Address: Indiana University Health Pathology Laboratory
    350 West 11th St., Room 5052
    Indianapolis, IN 46202-4108
    Phone: 317.491.6630
    Fax: 317.491.6419
    Pager: 312.7257
    E-mail: rrelich@iupui.edu

  • Bryan H. Schmitt, DO
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    ASSISTANT PROFESSOR; DIVISION OF CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY

    Education: D.O.  Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Resident in Family Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Aspirus Wausau Hospital, Wausau, WI, Resident in Pathology, University of Chicago, NorthShore University Health System, Fellow in Clinical Microbiology, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic
    Board Certification: Diplomat of the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
    Subspecialty Certification: Medical Microbiology
    Special Interest: Infectious disease pathology, Clinical microbiology applications of MALDI-TOF MS, Medical education
    Address: Indiana University Health Pathology Laboratory
    350 West 11th St. Room 6027G
    Indianapolis, IN 46202-4108
    Phone: 317.491.6643
    Fax: 317.491.6419
    Pager: 312.2321
    E-mail: bhschmit@iupui.edu

  • Daniel S. Smith, MD

    PROFESSOR; DIRECTOR, TRANSFUSION MEDICINE

    Education: MD Indiana University; Resident in Anatomic Pathology, University of Missouri; Resident in Clinical Pathology, University of Iowa
    Board Certification: Diplomate of the American Board of Pathology in Clinical Pathology
    Subspecialty Certification: Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine
    Special Interest: Transfusion medicine
    Address: Indiana University Health Pathology Laboratory
    350 West 11th St., Room 5006C
    Indianapolis, IN 46202-4108
    Phone:317.491.6888
    Fax: 317.274.2166
    Pager: 312.4460
    E-mail: danssmit@iupui.edu

  • Xiao-Ming Yin, MD, PhD
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    MAZZINI PROFESSOR, VICE CHAIRMAN FOR CLINICAL PATHOLOGY, DIRECTOR OF CLINICAL LABORATORIES

    Education: M.D. Shanghai Medical University, China; Ph.D. in Immunology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center; Resident in Clinical Pathology, Washington University
    Board Certification: Diplomate of the American Board of Pathology in Clinical Pathology
    Subspecialty Training: Molecular Pathology
    Special Interest: Cell Survival and cell death in tissue injury and cancer biology.
    Address: Indiana University Health Pathology Laboratory
    350 West 11th St., Room 6016A
    Indianapolis, IN 46202-4108
    Phone: 317.491.6096
    Fax: 317.491.6639
    Pager: 312.6476
    E-mail: xmyin@iupui.edu

  • Michelle Zimmerman, MD
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    ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, DIRECTOR, DIVISION OF CHEMICAL PATHOLOGY

    Education: M.D. The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine; Resident in Pathology at Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland Air force Base; Fellowship in Chemical Pathology at William Beaumont Hospital, Michigan.
    Board Certification: Diplomate of the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
    Special Interest: Chemical Pathology
    Address: Indiana University Health Pathology Laboratory
    350 West 11th St., Room 5046
    Indianapolis, IN 46202-4108
    Phone: 317.491.6558
    Fax: 317.491.6534
    Pager: 312.5943
    E-mail: mkzimm@iupui.edu

Websites

IUSM Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

ARUP Consult - Physician Guide to Lab Test Selection and Interpretation

Mayo Medical Laboratories - Physician Clinical Resources

Lab Tests Online - A Public Resource on Clinical Lab Testing

Content Modified on: 1/20/2011 3:14:03 PM