Why Choose Mid-Atlantic Pathology Services as your provider of choice for dermatopathology services


Unmatched Expertise

Our expert dermatopathologists are recognized leaders in the field dermatopathology. Your most challenging lesions
will receive the thorough, specialized attention of our staff. MAPS strives to bring you a high-quality service that you
can rely on.
  • MAPS is staffed with multiple board-certified dermatopathologists.
  • MAPS has provided dermatopathology interpretations for over nineteen years.
  • We have extensive experience with skin, hair, and nail samples
  • Our dermatopathology staff are members of the American Academy of Dermatology, College of American
  Pathologists, American Society of Dermatopathology, American Society of Clinical Pathologists, Virginia State
  Medical Society and Washington DC Dermatological Society.
  • We are accredited by CAP and CLIA certified

Rapid Results

The majority of our results are reported in one business day. MAPS knows time can make all the difference in the world when it comes to getting test results for your patients. Both doctors and patients want quick results so treatment can be initiated as soon as possible. MAPS strives to bring you fast, yet accurate service.

We provide a rapid turnaround time.
• Most case results in one business day. Your patients need results today, not next week.
• MAPS strives to deliver your pathology reports in one business day from the day the specimen was received in
  our laboratory.
• Several variables may impact your turn-around testing. Reporting TAT's vary in the method chosen to receive
  your reports. Mailed or hand-delivered reports may slightly increase the TAT as compared to electronic or direct
  reporting mechanisms.
• Rarely, your office may experience a TAT delay for reasons outside of our control, such as, hazardous weather
  conditions experienced by our Courier(s) (UPS/FedEd).
• If testing results are needed and your office has not received the pathology report, please call one of our Customer   Service Representatives at 888.404.0002

Unmatched Convenience

When dermatopathology interpretation on skin, hair, or nail biopsies is needed, MAPS wants to take the burden off you
and your staff. Using our services should be effortless from beginning to end. MAPS strives to bring you convenient,
yet quality service.
• Daily medical concurrence; all critical cases are peer-reviewed prior to report delivery.
• We provide free shipping containers and prepaid overnight shipping airbills or courier service.
• Telephone consultations are available during business hours with one of our dermatopathologists on staff.
• MAPS can provide second opinions at any time with multiple dermatopathologists on staff.
• We provide claim handling for any insurance company.
• MAPS participates with many insurance companies, including Medicare, Medicaid, and Blue Cross Blue Shield.
  Additional information via our insurance contract found here.
• Our staff will work with you to deliver your reports in a way that suits your needs.

Reliability

MAPS is accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and is CLIA certified. Our dermatopathologists aren't required to meet production quotas like the staff in larger labs. Every specimen is thoughtfully analyzed by board-certified dermatopathologists you'll come to know and trust. If you need a second opinion, MAPS has the resources to assist you.

We conduct routine evaluation of our business processes. This ensures quality regulation/check systems are in place to give you peace of mind and reduce risk of error. Continuous improvement of our practice is part of our commitment to high quality, ethical and legal standards.

Friendly Service

Our professional customer service is on-site, confidential, and only a phone call away. MAPS strives to answer every call directly so you can find the information and answers you're looking for quickly. Our dermatopathologists are available to speak with referring physicians between 7:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Call us at 1.888.404.0002 to consult with one of our experts.