Department of Pathology

Division of Hematopathology

Anatomical Pathology

Division Overview

The Sidra Division of Hematopathology provides routine and special hematology testing, and also provides diagnostic immunology and transfusion services. We perform hematologic tests which assess red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets, and the coagulation system. The Transfusion Medicine Laboratory performs pre- and post-transfusion testing, and oversees the storage and provision of blood for transfusion to patients.

Division Services


Flow cytometry


Routine and special hematology

Transfusion Medicine

Sidra outpatient clinic location map

“Patients and family members, if you are visiting the Sidra Outpatient Clinic, please follow the directions provided in this map for accurate directions. We ensure this map is always current and updated with any changes in routes.”

The Pathology department is located at the Hospital 2nd Mezzaine (H2M)


Operating Hours

Sunday - Thursday07:00 am - 03:00 pm

Eileen McBride

Senior Attending Physician

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Jason Ford

Division Chief - Hematopathology

Publications by the division

The pediatric hematology/oncology educational laboratory in-training examination (PHOELIX): a formative evaluation of laboratory skills for Canadian pediatric hematology/oncology trainees

Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 2015 Nov;62(11): 1952-5...
Leung E, Dix D, Barnard D, Ford J, McBride E

Published: 1 November 2015
Author(s): Jason Ford

Exit Competencies in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine for graduating medical students: the Canadian approach

Human Pathology. 2015 May;46(5):637-42...
Pambrun C, Ford J

Published: 1 May 2015
Author(s): Jason Ford

Pathology recruitment in Canada: does medical school education in pathology influence student career choice?

Canadian journal of pathology. 2012;4(1)...
Ford JC, Lee L, Gomes MM

Published: 1 April 2012
Author(s): Jason Ford

Residency choices by graduating medical students: why not pathology?

Human pathology. 2011 Jun;42(6):802-7...
Ford JC, Hung T, Jarvis-Selinger S

Published: 1 June 2011
Author(s): Jason Ford

Red blood cell morphology reporting: how much is a waste of time?

Journal of pediatric hematology/oncology. 2011 Jan;33(1):10-4...
Ford JC, Milner R, Dix DB

Published: 12 January 2011
Author(s): Jason Ford

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