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The UC Irvine Health Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine offers a comprehensive cyto-diagnostic, screening and consultative service, including examination of gynecologic, non-gynecologic and fine-needle aspiration specimens.

The department has an outstanding quality assurance program that consists of evaluating all current surgical pathology specimens with corresponding cytology specimens to enhance patient care. The fine-needle aspiration (FNA) service includes both samples collected from superficial nodules and from deep nodules. Immediate adequacy assessment is performed as requested. 

Services are available in the following areas:

  • Fine-needle aspirations
  • Consultation services for problematic and unusual cases

Educational opportunities include:


  • Min Han, MD
  • Di Lu, MD
  • Beverly Wang, MD

Di Lu
Di Lu, MD
Medical Director,

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
Di Lu, MD

Senior Supervisor
May Myint
Phone: 714-456-5021



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