Faculty

Pathology Associates of Albuquerque

Pathology Associates of Albuquerque website: PAAPathology.com



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Peter Appenzeller, M.D.

Surgical Pathology

Board Certifications: The American Board of Pathology, Clinical and Anatomic Pathology

Current Administrative Activities: Director of the Pathology Resident Training Program and Presbyterian Healthcare Services Gross Room. Director of the Pathology Assistant Training Program

Contact Information:
Email: peter.appenzeller@tricore.org
Phone: (505) 841-1995



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Alexei G. Bakhirev, M.D.

Hematopathology and Surgical Pathology

Board Certifications: American Board of Pathology, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology; Hematology

Current Administrative Activities: Dr. Bakhirev is a member of the Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Council and a member of College of American Pathology.

Contact Information:
Email: Alexei.bakhirev@tricore.org
Phone: (505) 724-6133. Alternate number: (505) 841-1330
Fax:(505) 841-1373.



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Bonnie A. Carmichael, M.D.

Surgical Pathology; Molecular Pathology; Cytopathology, and Clinical Pathology

Board Certifications: The American Board of Pathology, Clinical and Anatomic Pathology; Cytopathology; and Molecular Pathology

Current Administrative Activities: Medical Director for several hospitals throughout New Mexico

Contact Information:
Email: bonnie.carmichael@tricore.org
Phone: (505) 841-1995



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J. Cole Elliott, M.D.

Blood Banking; Transfusion Medicine; Clinical Pathology

Board Certifications: American Board of Pathology, Clinical Pathology; Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine

Current Administrative Activities: Director of the Presbyterian Infusion Center, HPC Services

Contact Information:
Email: cole.elliott@tricore.org
Phone: (505) 563-1309



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Hillary R. Elwood, M.D.

Dermatopathology

Board Certifications: American Board of Pathology, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Current Clinical Practice Activities: Dr. Elwood is Clinical Assistant Professor at University of New Mexico School of Medicine. She has privileges at Dan C. Trigg Memorial Center, Espanola Hospital, Lincoln County Medical Center, Plains Regional Medical Center, Presbyterian Healthcare Services, Socorro General Hospital, and the University of New Mexico Hospital

Current Administrative Activities: Dermatopathology teaching.

Contact Information:
Email: hillary.elwood@tricore.org
Main number: (505) 938-8439
Alternate number: (505) 841-1330
Fax number: (505) 938-8868



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Richard M. Feddersen, M.D.

Immunochemistry and Surgical Pathology

Current Administrative Activities: Director of Tricore Reference Laboratories and Presbyterian Healthcare Services Immunohistochemistry and Histology Labs. Dr. Feddersen is on the Anatomic Pathology Council, the Combined Lovelace-Presbyterian Cancer Committees, Breast Tumor Conference, and the GI Medical and Med-Surgical Committees. Dr. Feddersen maintains and standardizes reporting procedures

Contact Information:
Email: richard.feddersen@tricore.org
Phone: (505) 841-1995



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Robyn L. Gaffney, M.D.

Surgical Pathology

Board Certifications: American Board of Pathology, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Current Administrative Activities: Medical Director of Presbyterian Rust Medical Center, Rio Rancho, NM

Contact Information:
Email: robyn.gaffney@tricore.org
Phone: (505) 841-1995



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Elizabeth I. Harris, M.D.

Gastrointestinal/hepatobiliary pathology

Board Certifications: American Board of Pathology, Anatomic Pathology

Current Clinical Practice Activities: Dr. Harris is Clinical Assistant Professor at University of New Mexico School of Medicine. She has privileges at Dan C. Trigg Memorial Center, Espanola Hospital, Lincoln County Medical Center, Plains Regional Medical Center, Presbyterian Healthcare Services, Socorro General Hospital, and the University of New Mexico Hospital

Contact Information:
Email: elizabeth.harris@tricore.org
Phone: (505) 841-1348



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Andrew E. Horvath, M.D.

Hematopathology and Clinical Pathology

Board Certifications: American Board of Pathology, Clinical and Anatomic Pathology; American Board of Pathology, Radioisotopic Pathology. International Board of Clinical Hemostasis and Thrombosis, Diplomate; National Board of Medical Examiners, Diplomate

Current Administrative Activities: Secretary-Treasurer of Pathology Associates of Albuquerque, P.A. He serves on several committees and boards for TriCore Reference Laboratories, Presbyterian Healthcare Services, and the College of American Pathology, including Board of Directors, Finance, Strategic Planning, Risk Management, Compliance and Audit and Quality Committees

Contact Information:
Email: andrew.horvath@tricore.org
Phone: (505) 841-1995



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Amer Mahmoud, M.D.

Hematopathology, Molecular Genetics Pathology, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Board Certifications: American Board of Pathology, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology; American Board of Pathology, Hematopathology

Current Clinical Practice Activities: Dr. Mahmoud is Clinical Assistant Professor at University of New Mexico School of Medicine. He has privileges at Dan C. Trigg Memorial Center, Espanola Hospital, Lincoln County Medical Center, Plains Regional Medical Center, Presbyterian Healthcare Services, Socorro General Hospital, and the University of New Mexico Hospital

Contact Information:
Email: amer.mahmoud@tricore.org
Phone: (505) 841-1102



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Thomas G. McConnell, M.D.

Board Certifications: American Board of Pathology, Anatomic Pathology; American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Current Clinical Practice Activities: Dr. McConnell is Clinical Assistant Professor at University of New Mexico School of Medicine. He has privileges at Dan C. Trigg Memorial Center, Espanola Hospital, Lincoln County Medical Center, Plains Regional Medical Center, Presbyterian Healthcare Services, Socorro General Hospital, and the University of New Mexico Hospital

Contact Information:
Email: thomas.mcconnell@tricore.org
Main number: (505) 724-1285
Alternate number: (505) 841-1330
Fax number: (505) 841-1373



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Jeremy C. Parsons, M.D.

Clinical Pathology and Transfusion Medicine

Board Certifications: American Board of Pathology, Clinical Pathology; Transfusion Medicine

Current Administrative Activities: Co-Medical Director of the Presbyterian Infusion Center Donor Services and Blood Bank. Dr. Parsons serves on several infusion center committees for Presbyterian Healthcare Services and provides coverage for United Blood Services.

Contact Information:
Email: jeremy.parsons@tricore.org
Phone: (505) 563-1309



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Arand D. Pierce, M.D.

Clinical Pathology and Transfusion Medicine

Board Certifications: The American Board of Pathology, Anatomical and Clinical Pathology; and Transfusion Medicine/Blood Banking

Current Administrative Activities: Dr. Pierce is Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. He has privileges at Dan C. Trigg Memorial Center, Espanola Hospital, Lincoln County Medical Center, Plains Regional Medical Center, Presbyterian Healthcare Services, Socorro General Hospital, and the University of New Mexico Hospital.

Contact Information:
Email: arand.pierce@tricore.org
Phone: (505) 563-1309



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Cordelia E. Sever, M.D.

Hematopathology and Clinical Pathology

Board Certifications: American Board of Pathology, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology; Hematology

Current Administrative Activities: Vice-President and Director of Clinical Pathology of Pathology Associates of Albuquerque, PA. Medical Director of Presbyterian Hospital laboratory, Santa Fe Cancer Institute Laboratory and medical director of clinical laboratory hematology and Presbyterian urgent care branch labs in Albuquerque for Tricore Reference Laboratories. Dr. Sever serves on Quality and Medical Staff Committees for Tricore Reference Laboratories and Presbyterian Healthcare Services. Committee member for the ISO Program and Accreditation Committee for the College of American Pathology

Contact Information:
Email: cordelia.sever@tricore.org
Phone: (505) 841-1995



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James H. Spigel, M.D.

Clinical Pathology and Surgical Pathology

Board Certifications: American Board of Pathology, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Current Administrative Activities: President of Pathology Associates of Albuquerque, PA. Medical Director of Lincoln County Medical Center, in Ruidoso, NM, and TriCore Reference Laboratories’ Branch Labs for Belen, NM. Dr. Spigel is on several Quality, Clinical, Anatomical and Professional Activities Committees for Tricore Reference Laboratories and Presbyterian Healthcare Services

Contact Information:
Email: james.spigel@tricore.org
Phone: (505) 841-1995



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Shelly A. Stepenaskie, M.D.

Dermatopathology and Surgical Pathology

Board Certifications: American Board of Pathology, Anatomic Pathology; Dermatopathology

Current Administrative Activities: Instructor for UNM Dermatology and Dermatopathology Resident programs

Contact Information:
Email: shelly.stepenaskie@tricore.org
Phone: (505) 841-8100



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Benjamin L. Wagenman, M.D.

Clinical Pathology and Transfusion Medicine

Board Certifications: American Board of Pathology, Clinical Pathology; Transfusion Medicine

Current Administrative Activities: Co-Medical Director of the Presbyterian Infusion Center Donor Services and Blood Bank. Dr. Wagenman serves on several infusion center committees for Presbyterian Healthcare Services and provides coverage for United Blood Services

Contact Information:
Email: benjamin.wagenman@tricore.org
Phone: (505) 563-1309



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Whitney M. Winham, M.D.

Cytopathology and Anatomic Pathology

Board Certifications: American Board of Pathology, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Current Clinical Practice Activities: Dr. Winham is Clinical Assistant Professor at University of New Mexico School of Medicine. She has privileges at Dan C. Trigg Memorial Center, Espanola Hospital, Lincoln County Medical Center, Plains Regional Medical Center, Presbyterian Healthcare Services, Socorro General Hospital, and the University of New Mexico Hospital

Contact Information:
Email: whitney.winham@tricore.org
Main number: (505) 841-1995
Alternate number: (505) 841-1330
Fax number: (505) 841-1373



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Dahua Zhang, M.D., Ph.D.

Hematopathology; Clinical Pathology; and Surgical Pathology

Board Certifications: American Board of Pathology, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology; American Board of Pathology, Hematopathology.

Current Administrative Activities: Medical Director of branch labs in Albuquerque for Tricore Reference Laboratories

Contact Information:
Email: dahua.zhang@tricore.org
Phone: (505) 841-1375