Renal Pathology

  • Same-Day Preliminary Diagnosis

  • Detailed Diagnostic Reporting

  • Board Certified Pathologists

  • Pathologist Consultation on Results

At LSU Health, we are committed to assisting our physicians in providing optimal quality of care. With more than 50 years providing pathology services to physicians, LSU Health understands the importance of delivering diagnostics results you can trust. Our academic-caliber pathology team works to not only deliver your diagnostic results fast, but we also consult internally to ensure you have the most comprehensive results possible.

Our pathology team offers consultations in renal pathology and urologic pathology (notably renal neoplasia); both represent sub-specialties of diagnostic interest and academic productivity. The services provide the highest quality diagnostic service through timely, accurate diagnoses and personalized direct communication between our specialized renal pathologist and the referring nephrologist or pathologist. Our pathology team at LSU Health Shreveport partners with you in providing the highest caliber service to your patients.

Our Services

  • Light Microscopy, Immunoflourescence and Electron Microscopy Diagnostics
  • Transplant Diagnostics
  • Renal Tissue Processing (Technical Component)
  • Electron Microscopy (Technical Component)

Our Pathology Team

Xin Gu, M.D.

Dr. Gu received his MD from Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China. He is a former resident of LSUHSC and is fellowship trained in renal pathology from LSUHSC.

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Judy Ann King, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. King received her PhD in Anatomy from East Tennessee State University, Quillen College of Medicine and MD from the Medical University of South Carolina.

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Ashley Flowers, M.D.

Dr. Flowers graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport. She completed both her anatomic and clinical pathology residency training and her cytopathology subspecialty fellowship training at LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport.

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