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The Renal Pathology Section handles a large volume of diagnostic renal biopsies. Expertise is available for handling fresh biopsy specimens at UCLA as well as consultation material from referring institutions. The section is also expert in interpretation of renal transplant biopsies and nephrectomy specimens, and in the evaluation of post-transplantation complications including lymphoproliferative disorders.


  • Renal biopsy consultation
  • Immunofluorescence microscopy
  • Electron microscopy


  • Resident training
  • Medical student lectures and labs
  • Combined Renal Pathology/Surgical Pathology Fellowship


Contact Information

Location & General Inquiries
10833 Le Conte Ave,13-145 CHS
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1732
Phone: (310) 267-2680
Fax: (310) 267-2685 | Email

Section Chief
Jonathan Zuckerman MD, PhD
(310) 267-2680 | Email

Pathology Requests & Reports
(310) 825-8947 (Surg Path Reporting)
(310) 267-2680 (Outreach)