PML performs general surgical pathology services to include frozen sections. Specialties include Dermatopathology, Gastrointestinal, Breast and Urology.


PML provides a full spectrum of cytopathology services for gynecologic specimens including routine screening and diagnostic testing.


PML currently offers in-house molecular pathology testing services for HPV using in situ hybridization, and for Gonorrhea and Chlamydia using PCR technology.

About Us

Founded in 1951, PML is dedicated to continuing its long history of outstanding service and unsurpassed quality. We accomplish this by providing exceptional service in a professional and timely manner using the intellectual strengths and technical expertise of our physicians and staff.

Our Fields

All the pathologists at PML are board certified in anatomic and clinical pathology and have a wide range of subspecialty skills, interest, and expertise to include dermatopathology, gastrointestinal pathology, urologic pathology, cytopathology and hematopathology.

Our Investment

The rapidly growing field of molecular diagnostics has opened doors for new methods and avenues for diagnosis. DNA technology, such as in-situ hybridization, is being incorporated into our anatomic pathology practice. As this exciting area of medicine develops into clinically useful applications, PML Pathology will continue to lead the way in providing these services.

Our Service

PML Pathology is committed to providing outstanding expertise and service to the patients, physicians, and hospitals of western North Carolina.

  • PML is the source for comprehensive surgical, cytology and molecular pathology services in western North Carolina.
  • The pathologists at PML are always available for consultative review of difficult and/or unusual cases, or to answer any questions. The pathologists at PML are board certified with a wide range of subspecialty skills.
  • PML can provide for automated reporting and requisitioning as well as interfacing with client EMR systems to provide reports electronically.