Pathology and Laboratory Medicine


Welcome to the Tufts Medical Center Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine!  You may have landed on this webpage for different reasons, seeking information on laboratory tests as a patient, requesting lab tests or sending cases for 2nd opinion consultation as a health care provider, obtaining residency or fellowship application as a potential trainee, or inquiring about collaborative opportunities as a researcher or industrial partner. You will find the answer as you read on. 

Clinical services

Our faculty and staff include over 200 dedicated pathologists, medical technologists, medical technicians, phlebotomists and administrative staff. We provide comprehensive diagnostic testing services in a wide variety of areas in anatomic and clinical pathology. Find out how we are helping our patients with the state of the art laboratory tests >

Training and education

It’s an exciting time to be entering the field of pathology and laboratory medicine and there are vast opportunities available for residents and fellows completing our programs. Tufts Medical Center has a long tradition of high quality training with excellence in all general and specialty areas of pathology and laboratory medicine. Graduates of our Residency and Fellowship programs have achieved considerable success in academic and community pathology programs. Learn about our programs >


Our faculty members are engaged in cutting edge research that aims to translate bench research to bedside patient care. Additionally, we avail our expertise as anatomic and clinical pathologists, and tissue resources to researchers both within and outside Tufts MC and industrial partners.

I encourage you to explore our website to learn more about what we can offer in clinical service, education and research! Please feel free to contact me or any of our faculty and staff members for additional information. 

Ming Zhou, MD, PhD