Outside consultations are initiated by pathologists to assist in a diagnosis or to confirm a diagnosis on difficult or unusual surgical pathology cases. WPM uses pathology experts specializing in a specific area, such as urology or dermatology.


It is not uncommon for a patient or physician to request a second opinion on the surgical pathology diagnosis or to confirm the diagnosis, especially cancers. To request a second opinion, call the Histology Dept. at WPM. They will need to know the patient, who and where to send the referral specimens, and what is needed for referral (blocks and/or slides).

It is the responsibility of the physician’s office or patient to forward medical records, test reports, and x-rays, if necessary, to the second opinion physician or group.

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  • WPM Pathology Laboratory
  • 338 N. Front St.
  • Salina, KS 67401
  • 785.823.7201