Gulf Coast Pathology Associates, P.A.

Gulf Coast Pathology Associates, P.A. (GCPA), located in the Greater Houston area, is dedicated to providing excellent quality pathology services for our patients and referring physicians. We are focused on patient safety and provide accurate results in an efficient and timely manner.

GCPA pathologists are board-certified in Anatomic Pathology, Clinical Pathology, or combined Anatomic and Clinical Pathology. All of the pathologists have fellowship training, and most have subspecialty board certification, representing a variety of pathology subspecialities: Blood Banking/ Transfusion Medicine, Hematopathology, Cytopathology, Neuropathology, Forensics, and Molecular and Human Genetics.



Expert interpretations are provided for:

  • Biopsies and surgical specimens from all organ sites, including transplanted organs
  • Cytology (non-gynecological)
  • Fine needle aspiration biopsies
  • Bone marrow biopsies


Expert consultations are provided in the areas of:

  • Hematology, Flow Cytometry, Chemistry, Urinalysis
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular
  • Transfusion Medicine, including massive transfusion, Jehovah's witnesses, and other special needs
  • Blood donor management
  • Coagulation, including platelet aggregation testing, anticoagulation monitoring, and pre-operative bleeding risk assessment


GCPA performs these patient procedures:

  • Superficial fine needle aspiration

  • Bone marrow biopsy and aspiration

  • Apheresis