About Our Lab

Dr. Steven Catinchi Jaime


Dr. Steven Catinchi Jaime obtained his specialty of Anatomical and Clinical Pathology at Memorial Medical Center in Johnstown, PA and subsequently studied subspecialties in Surgical Pathology and Dermatopathology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), PA. In 2010 Dr. Catinchi returned to Puerto Rico to provide diagnostic reliability with criteria that exceeds established standards and apply his knowledge in tests and immunohistochemical and histochemical studies, among others.

Dr. Federico Salcedo Irizarry


Dr. Federico Salcedo Irizarry, obtained his specialty of Anatomical and Clinical Pathology in the Medical Sciences Campus of the University of Puerto Rico, where he stood out as Chief Resident. Upon obtaining his specialty his excellent performance contributed to become a member of the medical faculty of the Department of Pathology and Medicine of the Medical Sciences Campus of the UPR, becoming Assistant Professor in the main teaching center of the country. Dr. Salcedo is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pathology and a “Fellow” of the College of American Pathologists and the American Society of Clinical Pathologists.

Northwest Pathology Services

Welcome to Northwest Pathology Services an Anatomical Pathology Laboratory founded in 2002.


We serve office-based physicians as well as surgery centers, hospitals, and other healthcare facilities.


Northwest Pathology Services has a complete Immunohistochemistry and Special Stains service performed in our own laboratory, offering a fast and reliable service with the highest quality standards. Our comprehensive menu of immunohistochemical and special stains allow us to support and render accurate diagnosis. We also provide consulting services as requested by doctors and patients.


We accept all major health insurance plans of Puerto Rico as well as offer leading rates for self pay patients.

Our Mission

To provide an optimal and accesible healthcare service to contribute to the quality of life of our community.

Our Vision

To be a teamwork in constant professional development, committed to provide services of the highest quality.

What We Believe

  • Our patients are the most valuable priority
  • Integrity should never be compromised
  • Continuous improvement is key to success.

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