Histopathology and Cytopathology

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Histopathology and Cytopathology 2017-06-20T13:08:40+00:00

Our histopathology department offers a wide range of services that include all techniques in histochemistry and immunopathology. The frozen section facility is a 24-hour service and open for use by surgeons at Al Khalidi Hospital & Medical Center as well as nearby hospitals.

The cytopathology department covers exofoliative cytology from various organs including body fluids and pap smears. Fine needle aspiration biopsy is performed by the pathologist if the mass is accessible and under radiology guidance for all deeply seated masses.

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Dr. Salah A. Al-Jitawi
Head of Histo-cytopathology Department

Member and fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists and a member and fellow of the International Academy of Cytology, among other reputed societies. He was trained in King Hussein Medical Center in Jordan, Glasgow University, and in top American medical centers including UCLA, John’s Hopkins Hospital and Stanford University. He completed FNAB course in Karoliniska Hospital, Stockholm Sweden.

Saturday – Thursday   08:00  – 15:00