Physicians: Randall Craver, MD, Director Thomas Carson, MD Matthew Stark, MD
The Pathology Department provides a full range of hematologic, biochemical, serologic and microbiological testing services. The department offers full services in clinical and anatomic pathology, along with specialty services in flow cytometry and metabolic diseases.
The department is staffed with phlebotomists, medical technologists and pathologists specially trained in pediatric diseases.
Professional expertise includes, but is not limited to:
chemistry and therapeutic drug monitoring
hematopoietic progenitor cell laboratory
cytology, including fine needle aspirations
The Pathology Department offers inpatient and outpatient laboratory services at Children's Hospital. The Outpatient Laboratory is located in the Ambulatory Care Center.
Randall Craver, MD Medical Director, Children's Hospital Laboratory Professor of Pathology and Pediatrics, LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans
Professional School: University of Arkansas College of Medicine, Little Rock, AR Specialty Training: Charity Hospital of New Orleans LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans Children's Hospital of British Columbia Special Interests: Renal pathology, muscle pathology Certificates: Anatomand clinical pathology, pediatric pathology
Thomas Carson, MD Pediatric Pathologist, Children's Hospital
Professional School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH Specialty Training: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston University of Texas Health Sciences Center, Houston Tulane University Medical Center, New Orleans Specialty Interests: Blood banking, anatomic and clinical pathology Certificates: Anatomic and clinical pathology, blood banking
Matthew Stark, MD Pediatric Pathologist, Children's Hospital
Professional School: Medical College of Georgia, Augusta Internship: Mountain Area Health Education Center - OB/GYN Residency: Tulane University, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Fellowship: Louisiana State University, Department of Pathology