Our pathologists are board certified in anatomic and/or clinical pathology, and most have completed fellowships and are board certified in subspecialty fields such as blood banking and transfusion medicine, surgical pathology, dermatopathology, hematopathology, cytopathology, gynecologic pathology, gastrointestinal/hepatobiliary, and molecular pathology.
PAA pathologists serve as medical directors for hospital laboratories located throughout New Mexico and for Tricore Reference Laboratories in Albuquerque, New Mexico. In this role, our pathologists are responsible for the scope, standards, and quality of service provided by these laboratories. In addition, PAA pathologists have clinical appointments at the University of New Mexico Medical School and are an integral part of the UNM Pathology and Dermatopathology Training programs.
Allied Health Pathologist Assistants
Pathology Associates of Albuquerque’s staff also includes four highly qualified and exceptional pathologists’ assistants (PAs). They play an active and vital role in the provision of pathology services throughout New Mexico. Peter Appenzeller, M.D. oversees this section of our practice.
PA’s are ASCP certified and members of The American Society for Clinical Pathologists, The American Association of Pathologists’ Assistants.
PAA is committed to ongoing training of pathologists’ assistants through its affiliation with Presbyterian Healthcare Services and Rosalind Franklin University (RFU). We provide mentorship programs to students of RFU.