Central Lab Histology provides laboratory services for the Salt Lake Valley: five Intermountain hospitals, surrounding clinics and physician offices. We provide technical services for 18 pathologists with specialties in surgical pathology, dermatopathology, hematopathology, cytopathology, nephrology, cardiology, gastroenterology and transplant services. Central Lab Histology performs routine paraffin tissue processing with H&E stain and offers a menu of 24 special stains. Central Lab Histology is CAP accredited.


  • 40 employees
  • 10 HT/HTL (ASCP) registered technologists, all grossing personnel meet the CLIA requirements


  • 63,000 cases per year
  • Processes an average of 850 tissue specimens
  • Prepares over 1600 stained microscopic slides each day
  • Average turn-around-time for a biopsy specimen is 24 hours


  • Pathology Office hours: 7:00 am – 6:00 pm
  • Histology and/or Tissue Room staff is on-sight 24 hours, Monday-Friday
  • Histology on-call is available 24/7

Contact Information

  • Manager: TJ Smith
  • Supervisor: Susan Wall
  • Pathology: 801-507-7970
  • Histology: 801-507-2177
  • Central Lab Tissue Room: 801-507-2185
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