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Professional Services at Jackson Memorial Health Systems

Division of Laboratory Medicine
The Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine is a key part of the team of the talented physicians of the University of Miami that support the mission of the Jackson Health System (JHS) to build the health of the local community by providing a high standard of quality care. 

The Pathology Laboratories at the JHS provide diagnostic services to Jackson Memorial Hospital, Jackson South, and Jackson North Medical Centers.  Annually, approximately 25,000 surgical pathology specimens, 9,000 cytology samples, and 27,000 clinical tests are processed. Our main location (Jackson Memorial Hospital) serves as the principal teaching hospital for the Pathology GME residency and fellowship programs under the supervision of the faculty members from the department.


Our Team

Merce Jorda, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A.
Professor and Joseph R. Coulter, Jr. Chair
Chief of Pathology, Jackson Health System
CLIA Director of UHealth Laboratories
Director of Genitourinary Pathology

David M. Andrews, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor
Acting Director of Laboratory Medicine
Vice Chief of Pathology, Jackson Health System
CLIA Director of Jackson Health System Laboratories
Director of Coagulation
Director of Point of Care Testing
Director of Laboratory for Translational Biosciences

Andre Pinto, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor
Director of Anatomic Pathology Operations, Jackson Health System
Director of Gynecologic Pathology
Director of Pathology Residency Training Program
Director of Breast and Gynecologic Pathology Fellowship Program