North Shore Pathologists, S.C. (NSP)

We believe quality and precise pathologic diagnosis is a critical component in detecting, treating and controlling cancer. Given our pathology team’s diversity across multiple subspecialties, we have the ability to interrogate all blood-based cancers or solid tumors.

  • Our team of skilled dedicated pathologists examines more than 100,000 cases annually, including tissue biopsies, tissue resections, bone marrow cases, flow cytometry, gynecologic (PAP smears) and non-gynecologic specimens.
  • The North Shore Pathologists (NSP) team is the exclusive service provider for all Ascension Wisconsin hospitals, clinics and Laboratories (AWL) to deliver pathology diagnostic and clinical laboratory services with a focus on quality and cutting edge diagnostic tools. We stand for accuracy, reliability, teamwork and efficiency.
  • All of our pathologists are board certified in Anatomic and Clinical pathology (AP/CP).
  • In addition, many of our pathologists have pursued subspecialty training and completed fellowship; therefore, earned additional board certification in dermatology, cytology, hematology, blood banking, breast pathology, surgical oncology pathology, GU pathology, GYN pathology or liver/GI pathology.
  • Our core laboratory (AWL) utilizes cutting edge tools and technologies to render timely and accurate reports. This includes 10-color flow cytometry, extensive IHC antibody library, computer-assisted imaging for breast cancer biomarkers and selected molecular tests. Our services meet the rapidly evolving needs of our patients.


Ascension Healthcare

  • Ascension is one of the largest private healthcare systems in the United States, ranking second in the United States by number of hospitals.
  • Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care.
  • Spends $2.4 billion annually, in care of persons living in poverty and persons utilizing community benefit programs.
  • 2,600+ sites of care in 19 states and the District of Columbia, 145 hospitals and 40+ senior care facilities.
  • 14.8 million physician office and clinic visits, annually.
  • 3.0 million emergency room visits, annually.
  • 582,000 surgery visits, annually.
  • 82,000 births, annually.
  • 28,000+ available beds.
  • 160,000 associates.
  • 40,000 aligned providers.
  • 9,000 employed providers.