Surgical Pathology Consult Service

About the Service

The Division of Surgical Pathology provides a wide range of clinical and consultative services at UKHealthCare.  The division aims to provide prompt and timely diagnosis as well as special studies for specific diseases.  The expertise of subspecialists in the division and the diversity of surgical specimens also provide an excellent environment for research and training. Consultations and requests for second opinions are welcome.

Tissue diagnosis of the complete spectrum of medical and surgical diseases, including diagnostic biopsies and resection specimens are welcome. The faculty have extensive experience in such areas as: hematopathology, oncologic, gastrointestinal, liver, breast, gyn, male genitourinary, lung, renal, head and neck, neuropathology, cardiovascular pathology, and infectious disease pathology. Also provided are special services in electron microscopy and immunopathology.

Please contact us at 859-323-5425 for information on how to send specimens and other necessary material for your patient.

Staff Pathologists

Eun Y. Lee, MD
Director of Anatomic Pathology
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Certification or Special Training: Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Gastrointestinal pathology
Special Interests: Gastrointestinal Pathology, Liver Pathology, Surgical Pathology

Director, Surgical Pathology
Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Certification or Special Training: Anatomic and clinical pathology, Cytopathology
Special Interests: Breast Pathology, FNA
 

Kimberly J. Absher, MD
Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Certification or Special Training: Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Cytopathology
Special Interests: Cytopathology, Hematopathology

Yolanda M. Brill, MD
Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Certification or Special Training: Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Cytopathology
Special Interests: Cytopathology, Surgical Pathology

Virgilius Cornea, MD
Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Certification or Special Training: Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
Special Interests: Renal, Transplant Pathology

Melissa Kesler, MD
Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Certification or Special Training: Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Fellowship Training, Hematopathology
Special Interests: Leukemia/Lymphoma

Matthew Purdom, MD
Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Certification or Special Training: Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Cytopathology
Special Interests:  Cytopathology, Surgical Pathology

Dana Richards, MD
Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Certification or Special Training: Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Cytopathology
Special Interests:  Cytopathology, Surgical Pathology

William O'Connor, MD
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Certification or Special Training: Anatomic pathology
Special Interests:  Cardiovascular Pathology, Surgical Pathology

Dianne Wilson, MD
Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Certification or Special Training:  Anatomic Pathology, Neuropathology
Special Interests:  Neuropathology

Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Certification or Special Training:  Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Hematopathology, Cytopathology
Special Interests:  Hematopathology, Cytopathology, Surgical Pathology