Welcome to Alta East Bay Pathology

Breast Pathology


  • Board certified and experienced pathologists carefully evaluate each case and order appropriate ancillary testing for accurate diagnosis and relevant patient-specific prognostic information
  • Access to the extensive immunohistochemistry stains and molecular studies to meet the needs of each patient
  • All diagnostic and prognostic information is incorporated into one clear, detailed and comprehensive report
  • Expert pathologists are readily available to discuss results and answer any questions


  • Review of breast pathology specimens including biopsies and resection specimens
  • 24-48 hour turnaround time for most non-complex cases
  • All new diagnoses of malignancy are reviewed by two pathologists
  • Access to the latest molecular diagnostic and prognostic testing


  • Our team of board certified pathologists rely on their educational experiences from top academic centers around the country (UCSF, Stanford, UCLA, Washington University) to deliver academic-caliber interpretation (see Bios for additional details)
  • Pathologists work closely with area breast surgeons, medical oncologists, and radiation oncologists to ensure excellent patient care