Welcome to the Neuromuscular Pathology Lab at the University of Colorado | Anschutz Medical Campus


As of Monday, March 16, the University of Colorado has closed most academic buildings on the Anschutz Medical Campus which has changed our specimen delivery process.

The Neuromuscular Pathology Lab is still accepting specimens for analysis.

When sending a muscle or nerve biopsy specimen to the Neuromuscular Pathology Lab, please call ahead at 303-724-2188 to coordinate delivery. Please deliver specimens as soon as possible following the biopsy to:

University of Colorado Hospital - Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion

Surgical Pathology - Gross Room Drop-off 

(Attn: Neuromuscular Path Lab)

12605 E 16th Avenue

3rd Floor, Window 3.124

Aurora, Colorado 80045




The Neuromuscular Pathology Lab offers providers and their patients throughout the Rocky Mountain Region with a unique resource for diagnosing muscle and nerve diseases. Our team of experts hold a reputation of excellence within the fields of neuromuscu‚Äčlar pathology, research, and clinical care. The fully accredited Neuromuscular Pathology Lab and Neuromuscular Division bring together state-of-the-art technologies and highly trained personnel, including nationally and internally recognized faculty, to provide the best care to our patients.


The Neuromuscular Pathology Lab offers tissue preparation and pathological interpretation of muscle and nerve biopsies. Outside muscle and nerve biopsies may be sent to the Neuromuscular Pathology Lab for staining and interpretation. Specimens that have already been obtained and stained elsewhere may be referred for a second neuropathological consultation.  

Additional information regarding the protocol for Sending a Specimen , Hours of Operation , Frequently Asked Questions are available on this website.


Please contact us with any questions you may have via email Neuromuscular-Lab@ucdenver.edu; or at 303-724-4342 (Neuromuscular Pathology Lab) or 303-724-2188 (Neuromuscular Office).




The Neuromuscular Division provides comprehensive care for patients with muscle and nerve diseases, including: 

Here at the University of Colorado Neuromuscular Division, muscle and nerve biopsies are performed by specially trained providers, usually as an outpatient procedure. If you are interested in referring your patient to be evaluated for a muscle, nerve, or skin biopsy, please send a referral to the University of Colorado Hospital Department of Neurology, attention: Neuromuscular, at FAX number 720-848-2106. Patients should contact the Department of Neurology directly at 720-848-2080 to schedule a neuromuscular consultation.‚Äč