Lakewood Pathology Associates, Lakewood, NJ, has expanded its team of pathologists and boosted its laboratory information system to offer diagnostic services tailored to the needs of gastroenterologists nationwide.

A dedicated team of fellowship-educated gastrointestinal pathologists, state-of-the art diagnostic reports, and enhanced connectivity options with electronic health records are among the new offerings.
“Every element of our services is designed to provide gastroenterologists with the information they need quickly, easily, and in a comprehensive format, so they can focus on diagnosing and caring for their patients.” said Dr. Ali Riba, the company’s associate medical director. Riba was the attending pathologist and an associate professor at Yale University, and has focused his research on gastrointestinal pathology.

Improved connectivity options help gastroenterologists access information through direct interfaces with electronic health records, and customized GI reports with embedded color photomicrographs are provided. The company, which partners with the gastroenterologist’s preferred vendor, works with many providers, such as ProVation Medical, Intuitive Medical Software, and meridianEMR.
“We have extended our expertise to provide a unique offering to the gastrointestinal market that is above and beyond what is offered anywhere else,” said Doug Berg, the company’s chief executive officer.

The company provides a range of multi-specialty services, including diagnostic procedures and specialist consultations, and focuses on specialty pathology services such as urology, gastroenterology, and hematopathology. It is accredited by the College of American Pathologists