by Liqun Yin, MD
Salivary gland cytology presents many diagnostic challenges. Salivary gland tumors are one of the most heterogeneous groups of neoplasms, and salivary gland tumors are one of the most difficult areas of evaluation in cytology. The FNA sensitivity is between 86-100% with specificity somewhere between 48-94%.
Dr. Hoak has been with Incyte Diagnostics since 1993. Over the past 25 years, he has served as President of Incyte Diagnostics, Medical Director of the Spokane laboratory, and chaired numerous committees.
Incyte Diagnostics has recently welcomed several subspecialty-trained pathologists to our team of pathologists.
Spokane, WA and Pendleton, OR—Incyte Diagnostics based in Spokane, Bellevue, Walla Walla and Yakima, WA and Blue Mountain Pathology based in Pendleton, OR have entered into a letter of intent to combine their two pathology practices. This transaction will create a regional pathology practice where physicians and hospitals can access 47 board certified pathologists with expertise in 27 disciplines/subspecialties.
Incyte Diagnostics is pleased to announce that Ajit Alles, MBBS, PhD, has joined our organization. Dr. Alles is board certified in pediatric pathology as well as anatomic and clinical pathology.