The UWHC Cytopathology Laboratory is a state-of-the-art facility specializing in the diagnosis of malignancy. All cytotechnologists are board certified with diagnostic training in all areas of testing. Cytopathology subspecialty board certified cytopathologists provide timely diagnostic services to all health care providers.

The cytology laboratory evaluates approximately 30000 gynecologic and 6000 non-gynecologic specimens of which 2500 are FNA’s per year. The cytology section utilizes cutting edge technology in providing its service locally and to the outlying clinics it serves via telepathology for immediate evaluations of fine needle aspirations and ThinPrep Imaging for Pap test evaluations.

Additional important information regarding Cytopathology and our service are in the following links:

Clinical Slide Consult

Consult case/slide reviews are available on all cytologic specimens. Final reports on all consults are issued within 24-48 hours of receipt.

To send us a clinical consult, please mail your request to:

University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinics
Department of Surgical Pathology
600 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53792


Cytopathology Main Office
600 Highland Avenue D4/259
Madison, WI 53792

Phone: (608) 263-3205
Fax: (608) 263-6453
Hours: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM M – F


Suzanne Selvaggi, MD


Angie Wotruba

Support Staff

Sally Johnston


Josephine Harter, MD

Aparna Mahajan, MD

Darya Buehler, MD