Staff and specialities

Chief, Professor: Ryoji Kusima
Assistant Professor:  Mitsuaki ISHIDA

Outline of the department

The Division of Diagnostic Pathology is one of the newest established centers 
at the University Hospital, Shiga University of Medical Science. The division 
congregates 2 authorized specialists of anatomic pathology and cytopathology, 
and 3 authorized cytotechnologists. We perform microscopic examinations 
including surgical pathology and frozen sections (7000/year) and 
cytopathology (6000/year). Special diagnostic methods such as 
immunohistochemistory, in situ hybridization and electron microscopy are also 
routinely offered. Medical students are able to study practical diagnostic 
pathology anytime, and young medical doctors and technicians are welcomed who 
aim to be professional in this field.