Contact Pathology

Consultant HistopathologistDr S Deshpande (Laboratory Director)7169
Dr I Dhesi 6235
Dr M Ahmad7625
Dr Y L Hock6484
Dr S Chan6219
Specialty doctorDr R Howe6411
Specialist registrar7121
Head BMS HistologyGary Parkes7126
Deputy Head BMS/Quality ManagerAlexandra Martin6477
Section Manager specimen reception & trimming room & Semen AndrologySarah Brown6477
Section Manager Main Lab & Health & Safety OfficerAmanda Stewart6477
Section Manager ImmunohistochemistryLisa Topliss6477
Report EnquiriesHistology & Non-Gynae Cytology6871
Semen andrology appointments6871
Mr Ganta (Andrology lead for interpretive advice)6038 / 7954
Specimen reception6799
Post-mortem enquiries6238
Requesting urgent work or frozen sections6477
Histopathology SecretariatMain office ext. 6923 / 7622 / 7409 / 6871 / 7196

Cytology office ext. 6792

Direct line to office01922 656871
HM Coroners’ Officers0845 3527483
HM Coroner0845 3527480
Department address:
Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust
Histopathology Department
Moat Road
Walsall WS2 9PS


The histopathology department is located at the rear of the hospital adjacent to the Coroners Court. You cannot access the department through the Accident and Emergency Department.


Staff can access the department via distribution and estates and take the stairs to the first floor.


Enter the hospital grounds via the Ida Road entrance, turn to your left and follow the road up a slight incline and round to the right. The histopathology department is the building on your right.