New England Pathology Associates, P.C. (NEPA)

NEPA is a nine-member private pathology practice whose physicians are board-certified pathologists with documented expertise in one or more subspecialty fields. NEPA offers a wide range of subspecialty pathology services typically found only in academic centers. Our pathologists also have extensive experience in medical direction and management of pathology laboratories. In addition to its hospital practice, NEPA provides subspecialized outreach anatomic pathology and laboratory services to many physicians’ offices and health care organizations throughout New England.

Subspecialty Pathology Services

  • Breast pathology
  • Cytopathology
  • Dermatopathology
  • Gastrointestinal pathology
  • Gynecologic pathology
  • Hepatic pathology
  • Pulmonary pathology
  • Thyroid/Endocrine pathology
  • Renal pathology
  • Transfusion medicine
  • Urological pathology

Practice Sites

NEPA is located on the campuses of Mercy Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts, and Harrington Memorial Hospital in Southbridge, Massachusetts. The practice has exclusive contracts with these hospitals to provide all of their pathology services. NEPA’s active outreach program is based at its Mercy facilities.

Support Services

NEPA has a joint venture with Mercy Medical Center for equal ownership of the histology and cytology laboratories based at Mercy, this entity is called LifePath Partners, LLC. NEPA has all operational control of the laboratories that provide state-of-the-art technical support. NEPA’s administrative office is dedicated to client friendly, timely, useful support for all of our clinician clients and their patients. The administrative office also provides customer service and support, regional courier services, and assistance to patients related to questions about insurance and billing.

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