Instructions for Second Opinion on Pathology (Gleason score)

You would be surprised how many men never get a second opinion on their pathology to be sure that their Gleason score is as accurate as possible. Newsflash -- pathologists are human beings! Human beings make mistakes. Use the resources available so that you have as much information as possible to make an informed treatment decision.

For a second opinion on the results of your prostate biopsy, there is no place better to get one than from the well known prostate pathologist, Dr. Jonathan Epstein at Johns Hopkins. Below is the link with instructions and the authorization form for you to use with your doctor.

  • Complete the authorization paperwork for Johns Hopkins and send it to your urologist who did the biopsy
  • Your urologist’s office will coordinate with the lab to send the biopsy tissue to Johns Hopkins lab
- Bostwick Labs is also a leader in this area and specializes in prostate pathology.