Cytogenetics Lab

Laboratory Certification

The CYTOGENETICS Laboratory is certified by the College of American Pathology (License #15309-01) and by CLIA (License #10D0700790). We have participated in quality control tests/surveys administered by the College of American Pathologists and others since 1982.

Laboratory Personnel

Cytogenetics Director: Fariborz Rashid-Kolvear, Ph.D.
Manager: Sara M. Gellatly, CG (ASCP), MLT (ASCP)

Laboratory Hours

Monday - Friday: 08:30 - 17:00
Weekend and holidays:  08:30 - 17:00

Specimens are accepted 24/7 through the Main Clinical Laboratory. Use our Cytogenomics Lab Test Request form.


Located in the Outpatient Care Center, the Cytogenetics laboratory is a full service facility and is equipped with state-of-the-art instruments.

Cytogenetics lab provides services in the following sub-sections: Chromosome Analysis, FISH and MicroArray Analysis on Neoplastic and non-Neoplastic specimens.

Contact Information:

Cytogenetics Lab: 727-767-8559
Director: Fariborz Rashid-Kolvear, Ph.D.
Phone: 727-767-8835
E-mail: [email protected]
Manager: Sara M Gellatly, CG (ASCP)
Phone: 727-767-8687
E-mail: [email protected]
Cytogenetics Fax: 727-767-8367