Why Choose Pinkus

Unmatched Expertise

Our expert dermatopathologists are recognized leaders in the field. We have analyzed over two million specimens and published over 300 publications, textbooks and textbook chapters on dermatopathology. Your most challenging lesions will receive the thorough, specialized attention of our staff. Pinkus strives to bring you top quality service that you can rely on.

• Pinkus is staffed with multiple board-certified dermatopathologists.

• Pinkus has provided dermatopathology interpretations for over seventy years.

• We have extensive experience with skin, hair, and nail samples, with over two million cases analyzed.

• Our dermatopathology staff has published over 300 publications, textbooks, and textbook chapters.

• Our dermatopathology staff are members of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Dermatological

  Association, American Society of Dermatopathology, American Medical Association, US:Canadian Academy of        Pathology, American Society of Clinical Pathologists, A. James French Pathology Society, Michigan State Medical        Society, Michigan Dermatology Society, College of American Pathologists, International Society of Dermatology,        International Society of Dermatopathology, European Academy of Dermatology & Venerology and the Society of        Investigative Dermatology.

• We are accredited by CAP and TJC.

• We are also members of the Better Business Bureau, Michigan Chamber of Commerce and the Monroe County

  Chamber of Commerce.

Rapid Results

Over 99% of our results are reported in one business day. So while national laboratories are busy saving the managed care organizations money, Pinkus Laboratory is saving you time. Pinkus 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. Pinkus strives to bring you fast, yet accurate service.

     • We provide a rapid turnaround time.
     • 99.7% of case results in one business day. Your patients need results today, not next week.
     • Pinkus Dermatopathology Laboratory strives to deliver your pathology reports in one business day from the day the
       specimen was received in our laboratory.
     • Several viariables 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 800-746-5870.

Unmatched Convenience

When dermatopathology interpretation on skin, hair, or nail biopsies is needed, Pinkus wants to take the burden off you and your staff. Using our services should be effortless from beginning to end. Pinkus 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.

• Pinkus can provide second opinions at any time with multiple dermatopathologists on staff.

• We provide claim handling for any insurance company.

• Pinkus 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.


Pinkus Laboratory is accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and The Joint Commission (TJC).
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, Pinkus Laboratory 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 sevice is on-site, confidential, and only a phone call away. Pinkus Laboratory 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 6:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Call us at 1-800-746-5870 (1-800-PINKUS-0) to consult with one of our experts.