Pathology is a branch of medical science that deals with the study of diseases. It involves the examination of bodily tissues, organs, fluids, and cells to understand the nature, causes, and effects of diseases on the human body. Pathologists analyse samples obtained from biopsies, surgeries, autopsies, or other medical procedures to diagnose diseases, monitor their progression, and guide treatment decisions. They play a crucial role in identifying and understanding diseases to improve patient care and outcomes.


A pathologist is a doctor who specializes in studying diseases by looking at tissues, cells, and bodily fluids. They diagnose illnesses by examining samples from patients and using various tests. Pathologists help doctors understand diseases better, guide treatments, and conduct research to improve healthcare. They work in labs, hospitals, and research centres, playing a crucial role in diagnosing diseases accurately and helping patients get the right treatment.

Visiting Consultant(s)

Dr Fauzah bt. Abd Ghani
MBBS (Adelaide), Master of Pathology (Anatomic Pathology)
Dr Julia Munchar bt. Munchar Jajuli
Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery (Mal), Master of Medical Pathology (Anatomic) (Mal)
Assoc. Prof. Dr Wong Yin Ping
MD (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia), DrPath (Anatomic Pathology) (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia)