HISTOPATHOLOGY

DEPARTMENTS

ABOUT HISTOPATHOLOGY

A Laboratory Department

Pathology (Morbid Anatomy and Histopathology) is a department concerned with the scientific study of diseases, a hidden science that is continuously saving life and not merely a discipline that investigate the cause of death. Our goal therefore include the causes of diseases and formulating of diagnosis based on the clinical information available to us, diagnosis that eventually direct the bedside doctor in the right management of patients. Consequently, we are supposed to be involved in the follow up of the patient and provide prognostic indices.


KEY SERVICES

DIAGNOSTIC SERVICES
A Ante Mortem Diagnostic Services
1 Histopathology
2 Cytopathology
3 Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology (FNAC)
4 Gynecological
5 Non-Gynecological
6 Immunohistochemistry
7 Intraoperative Frozen Sections

B CANCER SCREENING:
Cervical Cancer Screening

C POST – MORTEM SERVICES.

AUTOPSY SERVICES( Coroners, Clinical, Family Request)

D MORTUARY AND EMBALMMENT SERVICES(Embalmment, Refrigeration, Hearse)

E TRAINING:
Post Graduate Residency training (National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria and West African College of Physicians)
Undergraduate Training of Part IV Medical Students in Conjunction with University of Benin
Training of Interns and Students on Industrial Attachments.
Training of Medical Laboratory Science Students.

F CANCER REGISTRY SUPPORT.


OTHER INFORMATION

Ongoing Research:

Prospective study of liver paediatric biopsies in conjunction with the Department of paediatrics.

Prospective study of Thyroid lessions, in conjuction with the department of general surgery.

Breast Cancer Pathology lymphomes

HIV

Renal pathology

Cervical Cancer Oncology

CONSULTANTS (BOARD CERTIFIED PATHOLOGISTS)

1 prof. J.U Aligbe ( MD, FMCPath, FICS) Consultant and professor of Pathology
2 Prof. A.N. Olu-Edo (MBBS, FWACP) Consultant and professor of pathology.
3 Dr. W.O Akhiwu (MBBS, FMCPath. FWACP) Commissioner of Police, Force Pathologist and Honorary Consultant.
4 Prof. V.J Ekanem (MBBS, MHPM, FMCpath)
5 Dr D.E Obaseki (MBBS, FMCPath) Consultant and Associate professor of pathology.
6 Dr. E.E.Ugiagbe (MBBS, FMCPath) HOD consultant and Senior Lecturer.
7 Dr. M.O Udoh (MBBS)FMCPath) Consultant and Lecturer
8 Dr G.D. Forae (MBBS, FMCPath) Consultant and Lecturer
9 Dr. I Obahiagbon (MBBS, FMCPath) Consultant and Lecturer.
10 Dr. D.E Imasogie (MBBS, FMCPath)Consultant and Lecturer.

• Pathology department credited in 1973 with four units including Morbid Anatomy.
• Pioneer Pathology (indigenous): Professor Ambrose Ali (Formally Executive Governor of Bendel State).
• Autonomy granted with first head of Department.
• Residency training started in 1992, Accredited in 1995
• Expatriate and Indigenous Affiliates to the Department from inception till date: Dr. Kepez, Dr. Ellaci, Prof.Nobert Osamo, Dr. Hussein, Dr. garguis, Dr. Crupta, Dr igbokwe, Dr Ozua.


QUICK INFO

Additional Department Infomation

Working Hours

Monday-Sunday 8:00 AM- 4:00 PM


HOD Contact

Dr. E.E.Ugiagbe (MBBS, FMCPath)

Email: eeugiagbe@ubth.org



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