Skin, Hair and Nail Pathology Experts

CTA Lab, home of board-certified dermatopathologists Drs. Curtis Thompson, Jessica Spies, Steve Pool and Gabe Currie, is dedicated to providing superior dermatopathology, direct immunofluorescence, slide preparation and consultation services to the Portland Metro Area and beyond. With combined experience and dermatopathology diagnostics spanning over four decades, you can rest assured knowing your diagnosis comes with sound judgment. Our in-house laboratory, billing and courier departments allow us full control of our facility to ensure exceptional service to both physicians and patients.

A dermatopathology laboratory dedicated to usability

At CTA Lab your specific needs, urgent deadlines and special stain requests are our top priorities. Dr. Curtis Thompson and his carefully curated team recognize that behind each specimen is a concerned patient. We strive for an average one-day turnaround, so you can assure your patients that their biopsy results derive from timely, thorough microscopy evaluation.

Unsurpassed dermatopathology

CTA lab’s team of doctors has over 4 decades of combined pathology and dermatopathology diagnostics experience, with training from Baylor College, Cornell University, Mayo Clinic, Harvard University, University of California (San Francisco & Davis), and University of New Mexico. Your dermatopathology diagnosis from CTA Lab comes with sound judgement. Histotechnicians at CTA lab are also dedicated to quality and are able to process a wide variety of special stains to achieve the most accurate diagnosis.