About

Medical Pathology Associates is committed to delivering the highest quality sub-specialized pathology diagnoses. MPA’s comprehensive diagnostic services address each patient’s unique condition and provide vital and conclusive information to ensure appropriate treatment for our clinician’s patients.

We process tissue in a state-of-the-art laboratory that is centrally located in Houston, Texas. Through rigorous quality assurance and an expertise in pathology, MPA strives to continually improve diagnostic precision and ensure that patients receive the best possible care.

We deliver not only the broadest range of services but also the highest quality results, including access to advanced testing and molecular diagnostics. Our pathologists regularly collaborate internally and consult with experts at world class institutions to assist with challenging cases.

IN-HOUSE BILLING DEPARTMENT

  • ・Extensive in-network insurance coverage with all of the large insurance companies and many smaller insurers
  • ・Various billing options for uninsured patients
  • ・Vast experience dealing with insurance billing and dedicated personnel to discuss any billing issues

CUSTOMIZED ORDERING AND REPORT DELIVERY

  • ・Ordering available via paper requisitions provided or printed from EMR or practice management systems and electronic submission available through EMR interface or a provided portal
  • ・Several customized options for report delivery including faxing, automatic transfer into EMR systems and/or online web portal access

Medical Pathology Associates Team

MICHAEL SWABY, MD

Michael Swaby, MD

Board Certified Pathologist , Board Certified Dermatopathologist

Michael Swaby, MD, is board certified in Dermatopathology by The American Board of Dermatology and The American Board of Pathology and in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology by The American Board of Pathology. He graduated with a Doctor of Medicine and completed residency training in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, and fellowship training in Dermatopathology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. In addition to his work as a Dermatopathologist at Medical Pathology Associates, Dr. Swaby is also the Medical Director.

Jamie Everett, MD

Jamie Everett, MD

Board Certified Pathologist

Jamie Everett, MD is board certified in Anatomical and Clinical Pathology by The American Board of Pathology. She graduated with a Doctor of Medicine from Medical College of Georgia and undertook residency training in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at Weill Cornell Medical College and at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. She also completed fellowship training in Gastrointestinal Pathology at Massachusetts General Hospital of the Harvard Medical School. Dr. Everett was previously an Assistant Professor of Pathology at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

Anisha Patel, MD

Anisha Patel, MD

Board Certified Dermatopathologist, Board Certified Dermatologist

Anisha Patel, MD is board certified in Dermatology by The American Board of Dermatology and in Dermatopathology by The American Board of Dermatology and The American Board of Pathology. She graduated with a Doctor of Medicine from Baylor College of Medicine, completed residency training in Dermatology at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, OR and fellowship training in Dermatopathology at The University of Texas-Medical Branch in Galveston, TX. In addition to her work at Medical Pathology Associates, Dr. Patel is an Associate Professor in the Department of Dermatology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

Julia Kauffman, MD

Julia Kauffman, MD

Board Certified Dermatopathologist, Board Certified Dermatologist

Julia Kauffman, MD is board certified in Dermatology by The American Board of Dermatology and in Dermatopathology by The American Board of Dermatology and The American Board of Pathology. She graduated with a Doctor of Medicine from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, completed residency training in Dermatology at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and MD Anderson Cancer Center and fellowship training in Dermatopathology at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. In addition to her work at Medical Pathology Associates, Dr. Kauffman maintains a private clinical dermatology practice.

Every member of our team understands that behind every sample is a patient awaiting an accurate, timely diagnosis and each is committed to providing exceptional pathology services to our clients.