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Breast Pathology

The Breast Pathology Service at UC Irvine Medical Center provides outstanding diagnostic services and specialized testing for patients with benign and malignant breast conditions. Our pathologists provide expert interpretation of breast biopsies, fine needle aspirations, lumpectomy and mastectomy specimens of the breast. We also provide specialized laboratory testing, including immunohistochemistry and DISH, for all newly diagnosed, recurrent and metastic breast cancers.

Services are available in the following areas:

  • Consultation services for problematic and unusual cases
  • Immunohistochemistry
  • Rapid diagnosis of biopsy specimens
  • Dual in stiu hybridization for Her2 neu testing

Educational opportunities include:

  • Surgical pathology fellowship with focus in Breast pathology
  • Residency training
  • Conferences


  • Min Han, MD
  • Ifegwu Ibe, MD
  • Di Lu, MD

Ifegwu Ibe
Ifegwu Ibe, MD
Medical Director,
Breast Pathology

Contact Information

Location and General Inquiries
UC Irvine Health
Douglas Hospital
101 The City Drive South
Orange, CA 92868-4805
Phone: 714-456-6141
Fax: 714-456-5873

Pathology Requests and Reports
Phone: 714-456-6141

Medical Director
Ifegwu Ibe, MD



For more information, call 1-888-UCI-LABS (888-824-5227)