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Podiatric Services

Cockerell Dermatopathology offers diagnostic excellence and unparalleled service in the evaluation of podiatric disorders.

Our podiatric services offering includes the following:

  • Diagnostic services encompassing podiatric related disease states such as nail, bone, skin and soft tissue disorders

  • Nail bed, matrix and biopsy interpretations available for tumors and inflammatory skin disorders

  • Diagnosis of onychomycosis using rapid PAS stain with professional interpretation to diagnose mycotic and non-mycotic causes of nail unit dystrophy

  • Fungal growth analysis via DTM agar for tinea infections such as onychomycosis, capitis and corporis

  • Peer-to-peer consultative discussions for any cases of concern and treatment recommendations available upon request

  • Daily internal diagnostic conferences with multiple dermatopathologists reviewing each difficult case

  • Streamlined requisition to simplify ordering process

  • In-network health insurance status that ensures a patient-friendly billing experience

  • Professional courier network for specimen pickup, as well as air-courier service for overnight delivery of specimens

  • Report delivery typically within 24-48 hours via internet results portal, courier, and fax; time-sensitive diagnosis available via telephonic reporting


We would be honored to have the opportunity to discuss ways we can partner to exceed the needs of your practice.

Picture of sample pathology report.
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