About Us

Our laboratory consists of Board certified pathologists and a seasoned team of cytotechnologists, histotechnologists, sales, and support staff.


Pathology Reference Laboratory billing is handled expertly by our own bilingual billing staff. Our billing department provides fair and equitable payment plans to all patients.


Pathology Reference Laboratory's PHYSICIAN ACCESS LINK (PAL) is a web based order entry and result retrieval product that is available to all clients with broadband connectivity. The physician can have access to current and historic pathology data 24 hours a day.


Pathology Reference Laboratory is dedicated to providing the highest quality technical and medical professional services to patients and the healthcare providers we are privileged to serve. Our foundation is based on total commitment to outstanding service and support.


Pathology Reference Laboratory is committed to providing a high degree of personalized service to each patient and physician. We strive for excellence in all aspects of our service. We believe that the key to our success begins and ends with the partnership between pathologist, healthcare provider, and patient.

Our Pathology Team

Brian D.
Towell, M.D.

Medical Director- Pathology Reference Laboratory
Specialist in GI and Urologic Pathology
Board certified in Anatomical and Clinical Pathology

Meghan
Abuzeid, M.D.

Specialist in Dermatopathology
Board certified in Anatomical and Clinical Pathology
Board certified in Dermatopathology

Shari
Addington, M.D.

Specialist in GI and Liver Pathology
Board certified in Anatomical and Clinical Pathology

Antonio
Alvarez, M.D.

Board certified in Anatomical and Clinical Pathology

Melora
Berardo, M.D.

Specialist in Breast Pathology
Board certified in Anatomical and Clinical
Board certified in Cytopathology
Fellowship trained in Breast Pathology

Eve
Betancourt, M.D.

Board certified in Cytopathology
Board certified in Anatomical and Clinical Pathology

Jeffrey L.
Christal, M.D.

Specialist in Breast Pathology, Hematopathology and Fine Needle Aspiration
Board certified in Anatomical and Clinical Pathology
Board certified in Cytopathology
Board certified in Hematopathology

Thomas S.
DeNapoli, M.D.

Specialist in Kidney and Pediatric Pathology
Board certified in Anatomical and Clinical Pathology
Board certified in Cytopathology
Board certified in Pediatric Pathology

Carl R.
Evans, M.D.

Board certified in Anatomical and Clinical Pathology

Jaime
Furman, M.D.

Specialist in Urologic Pathology
Board certified in Anatomical and Clinical Pathology

Steven
Goodman, M.D.

Specialist in Fine Needle Aspiration
Board certified in Anatomical and Clinical Pathology
Board certified in Cytopathology

Andrea
Haws, M.D.

Board Certified in Dermatopathology
Specialist in Pediatric Pathology
Board certified in Anatomical and Clinical Pathology

David N.
Henkes, M.D.

Director of Cytopathology
Specialist in Cytopathology and Molecular Pathology
Board certified in Anatomical and Clinical Pathology

Richard
Hensley, M.D.

Board certified in Anatomical and Clinical Pathology

William W.
Hinchey, M.D.

Specialist in GI and Urologic Pathology
Board certified in Anatomical and Clinical Pathology

Robert
Hutton, M.D.

Specialist in Cytopathology
Board certified in Anatomical and Clinical Pathology
Board certified in Cytopathology

Michael E.
Jackson, M.D.

Board certified in Anatomical and Clinical Pathology

Thomas F.
Kardos, M.D.

Specialist in Fine Needle Aspiration and Cytopathology
Board certified in Anatomical and Clinical Pathology

Shazli
Malik, M.D.

Specialist in GI Pathology
Board certified in Anatomical and Clinical Pathology
Board certified in Cytopathology

Matt.
Martin, M.D.

Board certified in Anatomical and Clinical Pathology
Board certified in Cytopathology

Terry
McBurney, M.D.

Specialist in GI Pathology
Board certified in Anatomical and Clinical Pathology

Cliff M.
Richmond, M.D.

Managing Partner
Specialist in GI Pathology
Board certified in Anatomical and Clinical Pathology

Juliana
Robledo, D.D.S.

Board certified in Oral Pathology

Rene
Rone, M.D.

Board certified in Anatomical and Clinical Pathology
Board certified in Cytopathology

Cathy
Spadaccini, M.D.

Specialist in Hematopathology
Board certified in Anatomical and Clinical Pathology

Jin
Zhang, M.D.

Board certified in Anatomical and Clinical Pathology
Board certified in Hematopathology

Areas of Expertise

  • Anatomic Pathology
  • CT and GC
  • Cytopathology
  • Dermatopathology
  • Fine Needle Aspirations
  • GI Pathology
  • Group B Strep
  • Gyn Pathology
  • Hematopathology
  • HPV
  • Immunohistochemistry
  • In-situ Hybridization Testing
  • Oral Pathology
  • Podiatric Pathology
  • Pediatric Pathology
  • SurePath™
  • Test List
  • Thin Prep™ Plus Imaging
  • Urovysion
  • Urologic Pathology


9600 Datapoint Drive
San Antonio, Texas 78229
210.892.4775