Pathology Consultants Physicians

All of our pathologists are board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology. Our physicians also have sub-specialty board certification or fellowship training in many other areas of pathology, including pediatric pathology, cytopathology, breast pathology, hepatic pathology, immunopathology, dermatopathology, genitourinary pathology, gastrointestinal/liver pathology, transfusion medicine and blood bank.

Dr. Jackson H. McCarter is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He completed his Pathology residency at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, NC. He is Board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, with sub-specialty board certification in Immunopathology.

Dr. Lawrence J. Minette is a graduate of Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska. He completed his Pathology residency at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and a Fellowship in Forensic Pathology at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, TX. Dr. Minette is board certified in Anatomic, Clinical and Forensic Pathology.

Dr. Jesse R. Stafford serves as Director of Laboratories at Greenville Hospital System. He is a graduate of the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham. His pathology residency was completed at the University of South Alabama Medical Center in Mobile. He also finished a Cytopathology Fellowship at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. Dr. Stafford is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology as well as Cytopathology.

Dr. Philip C. Van Hale is a graduate of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He completed his Pathology residency and a Hematopathology Fellowship at LAC-USC Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA. He also received training and subsequent board certification in Internal Medicine and Clinical Hematology. Dr. Van Hale also has a MBA from Duke University. He is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology.

Dr. Michael Ward attended the University of Alabama School Medicine in Mobile. He completed his Anatomic Pathology residency at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston and the Fellowship in Forensic pathology at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. He is board certified in Anatomic and Forensic Pathology.

Dr. Elizabeth M. Bailey is a graduate of State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Medicine. She completed her Pathology residency and Dermatopathology Fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology as well as Dermatopathology.

Dr. Meri C. Guerry is a graduate of the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. Her pathology residency was completed at the University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, as well as a Fellowship in Hematopathology. She is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and also has sub-specialty board certification in Blood Bank/ Transfusion Medicine. She is Director of Blood Bank at Greenville Hospital System and The Blood Connection in Greenville, SC.

Dr. C. Michael Wolff is a graduate of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. His residency in pathology was completed at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, TX. He is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology as well as Cytopathology and Pediatric Pathology. He is the Director of the NICU Laboratory at Greenville Memorial Hospital.

Dr. David P. Schammel is a graduate of the University of Minnesota School of Medicine. His residency in pathology was completed at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, NM and a fellowship in surgical pathology was completed at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN. He is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology. Before he came to Greenville, Dr. Schammel was Vice Chairman of the Gynecologic and Breast Department of the AFIP in Washington, DC. Dr. Schammel is Director of Microbiology and Immunology at Greenville Hospital System. He also serves as the Medical Director of the independent laboratory, Pathology Consultants, Inc.

Dr. Samuel R.W. Horton is a graduate of the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. His residency in pathology was completed at MUSC as well as his Fellowship training in Dermatopathology. He is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and Dermatopathology. He is also Fellowship trained in Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Pathology.

Dr. James W. Fulcher is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine in Richmond, VA. His pathology residency was completed at VCU Health Systems. He completed a fellowship in Forensic Pathology at the office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Richmond, VA. Dr. Fulcher is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology.

Dr. Robert A. Farrar, Jr. is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Medicine in Charlottesville.  His residency program in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology was completed at the University of Virginia Health System in Charlottesville.  After a Fellowship in Cytopathology at Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville, NC, he was Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgical and Cytopathology at East Carolina University, Brody School of Medicine. Dr. Farrar is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and Cytopathology.
Dr. Allison M. Young joined our practice in the July 2012. She is a graduate of Ohio State University School of Medicine and completed her Pathology residency at Summa Health System in Akron, Ohio. She recently finished a Genitourinary Pathology Fellowship program at the University of Michigan Health System in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She is Board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology. Her specialty is in Genitourinary Pathology.
Dr. Robert Kirk Baston joined our practice in the fall of 2012. He received his MD from MUSC and completed a residency in pathology at Ball Memorial Hospital. He also attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for sub-specialty training in Transfusion Medicine and Blood Banking. He is Board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology as well as Transfusion Medicine and Blood Banking. Dr. Baston has served as the Medical Director of the American Red Cross South Carolina Blood Services Region where he was also Director of the Therapeutic Apheresis Department. Prior to his arrival in Greenville, he was Clinical Assistant Professor of Pathology and Director of the Pathology Curriculum at Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. Dr. Baston is a full time professor at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine-Greenville.
Dr. William A. Kanner joined our practice in July 2012 after completing a Dermatopathology Fellowship program at the University of Virginia Health System in Charlottesville, VA. He graduated from Medical School at the University of Maryland at Baltimore. He completed his pathology residency and went on to complete Blood Banking and Transfusion Medicine at the University of Virginia Health System also. He is Board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine and Dermatopathology. Dr. Kanner is also the Co-Medical Director of The Blood Connection.
Dr. Jennifer B. Knight joined our practice in July 2012. She graduated from The University of SC School of Medicine and did her pathology residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She was an Anatomic Pathology Fellow at Vanderbilt and then went on to complete a Hematopathology Fellowship at the University of New Mexico. She is Board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and also in Hematopathology.

Why Choose Pathology Consultants?

Pathology Consultants, Inc. services the Greenville Hospital System, which includes Greenville Memorial Hospital, Greer Memorial Hospital, Hillcrest Memorial Hospital, Patewood Memorial Hospital, North Greenville Hospital, and Baptist Easley Hospital.

We are the only local pathology group that has an independent laboratory, with over 70 employees. Keeping business local is vital to our community growth and economic stability. We have expertise in our practice that rivals any major teaching hospital, such as Duke University Medical Center and Emory University Hospital. We are accredited by the College of American Pathology, with Excellence, and by CLIA.


Pathologists and Subspecialties

The pathologists specialize in general anatomic and clinical pathology skills along with defined subspecialty qualifications via fellowship or subspecialty board certifications are as follows:

Autopsy Pathology:
James W. Fulcher, M.D.
Michael E. Ward, M.D.


Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology:
Andrea T. Deyrup, M.D., PhD


Breast Pathology:
David P. Schammel, M.D.


Cytopathology:
Jesse R. Stafford, M.D.
C. Michael Wolff, M.D.
Robert A. Farrar, Jr., M.D.


Dermatopathology:
Elizabeth M. Bailey, M.D.
Samuel R. W. Horton, M.D.


Forensic Pathology:
Lawrence J. Minette, M.D.
Michael E. Ward, M.D.
James W. Fulcher, M.D.


GI Pathology:
Samuel R. W. Horton, M.D.


Gynecologic Pathology:
David P. Schammel, M.D.


Hematologic Pathology:
Philip C. Van Hale, M.D.


Immunopathology:
David P. Schammel, M.D.
Jackson H. McCarter, M.D., Emeritus


Pediatric Pathology:
C. Michael Wolff, M.D.


Transfusion Medicine:
Meri C. Guerry, M.D.


Urologic Pathology:
C. Michael Wolff, M.D.



PRACTICE OVERVIEW

Specializations
:
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
Autopsy Pathology

Board Certified Sub-Specialization:
Blood Banking / Transfusion Medicine
Cytopathology
Dermatopathology
Forensic Pathology
Hematology
Hematopathology
Immunopathology
Pediatric Pathology

Fellowship Trained Sub-Specialization:
Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology
Breast Pathology
Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology
Gynecologic Pathology
Urologic Pathology.

Best Doctors in America:
Samuel R. W. Horton, M.D.
David P. Schammel, M.D.
Jesse R. Stafford, M.D.
C. Michael Wolff, M.D.

Certifications:
American Board of Pathology
American Board of Cytopathology
American Board of Dermatology
American Board of Immunopathology
American Board of Internal Medicine

Professional Memberships:

College of American Pathologists

American Medical Association

South Carolina Medical Association

Greenville County Medical Society

South Carolina Society of Pathologists

American Society of Clinical Pathology

American Society of Pathology

International Academy of Pathologists

American College of Physicians

American Society of Hematology

American Association of Blood Banks

American Society of Dermatopathology

Piedmont Dermatological Society of South Carolina

United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology

American Society of Cytology

International Society of Urologic Pathology

Association for Molecular Pathology

Papanicolaou Society of Cytopathology

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

International Society of Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology

National Association of Medical Examiners

American Academy of Forensic Sciences



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