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Genitourinary Pathology

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Our genitourinary (GU) pathology experts provide rapid and high-quality diagnostic expertise in all aspects of urologic pathology, including post-radiation prostate biopsies, classification of renal neoplasms with the appropriate use of immunohistochemistry, and classification of urothelial neoplasms.  Our services include consultation service in prostate, bladder, kidney and testicular pathology.  We implement the new contemporary prostate cancer grading system in addition to the conventional Gleason grading system [Epstein JI, Zelefsky MJ, Sjoberg DD, et al. A contemporary prostate cancer grading system: A validated alternative to the Gleason score. Eur Urol (2015)].

Services are available in the following areas:

  • Consultation services for problematic and unusual cases
  • Immunohistochemistry
  • Rapid diagnosis of biospy specimens

Educational opportunities include:


  • Our research involves collaborative work with UCI urologists and encompasses all aspects of urologic pathology.


Ted Farzaneh
Ted Farzaneh, MD
Medical Director,
Genitourinary 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
Ted Farzaneh, MD

Phone: 714-456-8731



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