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Licking Memorial Pathology
Licking Memorial Hospital, First Floor
1320 West Main Street
Newark, Ohio 43055
Phone: (220) 564-4266
Fax: (220) 564-4166
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Pathology services offered:
Clinical pathology 
Includes assisting clinical physicians in the proper ordering and interpretation of laboratory tests and overseeing the operation and quality assurance of laboratory testing at the central hospital laboratory, some physician office laboratories and at the bedside (point-of-care testing)
Anatomic pathology 
Includes full-service surgical pathology and cytopathology. Specimens are processed on-site and are interpreted by our pathologists, results are usually available within two work days. In addition, we provide an extensive selection of special stains and immunostains. Cytopathology (the study of disease at the cellular level) specimens are also prepared and interpreted on-site, however turnaround time depends on specimen type. Virtual breast prognostic indicator testing is available.
Ejaz Ahmad, M.D., received his medical degree at the Dow Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan.  He completed a pathology residency and a hematopathology fellowship at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan.  He also completed a fellowship in flow cytometry at the National Institute of Health in Bethesda, Maryland.  Dr. Ahmad is board certified in clinical and anatomic pathology and hematopathology.
Lori J. Elwood, M.D., received her Medical Degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska. There she completed her residency in internal medicine.  She also completed a residency in anatomic pathology/clinical pathology at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and a fellowship in hematopathology at the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD.  Dr. Elwood is board certified in internal medicine, anatomic pathology, clinical pathology and cytopathology.
Nicole C. Miller, D.O., earned her Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona.  Dr. Miller completed a residency in anatomic and clinical pathology and a cytopathology fellowship at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky.  Dr. Miller then furthered her training with a hematopathology fellowship at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina.  Dr. Miller is board certified in anatomic and clinical pathology, cytopathology, and hematopathology.
Latha Urs, M.D., received her Medical Degree from Vijayanagar Institute of Medical Sciences in Bellary, India.  She completed an internship and a pathology residency at Mysore Medical College in Mysore, India.  She also completed a anatomic pathology/clinical pathology residency at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky, and a fellowship in Pediatric Pathology at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus.  Dr. Urs is board certified in anatomic pathology, clinical pathology and pediatric pathology.