Our staff of board-certified dermatopathologists works to provide a 24-48 hour turn-around time for all results.  Each result report is well organized with a photomicrograph. The diagnosis is in bold print to provide easy access to the most significant data.

Suspicious, unusual, and malignant cases are reviewed daily via intradepartmental consultation with our board certified dermatopathologists.  Reliance utilizes the latest technology of barcoding and tracking of specimens to ensure the highest quality of patient safety.


Reliance Technology

Reliance is dedicated to utilizing state of the art technology and information to produce quality results.  
Reliance provides technology services for a variety of regular and special stains to include:

H & E

Immunohistochemical stains for dermatologic tumors (S-100,HMB45, MEL-A, FXIIIa, etc.)

Special stains and molecular studies for cutaneous lymphoma (CD3, CD20, MiTF, Melanoma FISH, Infectious Agents )

Histochemical stains for fungus

Reliance Dermatopathology Department

The Reliance Dermatopathology Department is directed by Dr. Robert Csere. Dr. Csere is a member of the American Society of Dermatopathology and the American Society of Dermatology. He is committed to education and is directly involved in the pathology training of dermatology residents.

Dong-Lin Xie, MD, PhD, is board certified in dermatopathology.  She received her medical degree from Shanghai Medical University and completed a fellowship in dermatopathology at Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.  Dr. Xie was a clinical assistant professor at the University of Florida from 1999 to 2001.  She is well known and respected by dermatologists throughout the United States as a result of her diagnostic expertise and direct communication with clinicians.

Our diversity of service in Dermatopathology enables us to provide the expert, comprehensive service required for successful and responsive pathology support.