The Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at the University of Minnesota Medical School is committed to being a national leader in the academic pursuit of research and education while bringing leading-edge basic and applied research and innovation to patient care. Through a culture of collegiality, synergistic collaborations and academic excellence, department faculty are expanding the boundaries of medicine through innovative research and exceptional patient care.

pathology trainee

The department offers a variety of educational opportunities for medical students, residents, and fellows in an exciting, hands-on environment.

Kristin Hogquist

Our department faculty are dedicated educators, researchers, clinicians.

Department Head

Dr. Leo Furcht is Head of the Department and Allen-Pardee Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology.


Administrative office: 
Phone: 612-626-0622
Fax: 612-626-2696

Outreach Receiving: 612-273-7838 

Biopsy results and AP slide receiving: 612-273-5920 

Hemepath receiving: 612-273-5136

Oral pathology: 612-626-6424

Morgue: 612-273-5900


760 Mayo Memorial Building
420 Delaware Street S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Mailing address:
Mayo Mail Code 609
420 Delaware Street S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55455