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All Anatomic & Clinical Pathology Specialties
ExpertPath includes decision support information across all pathology specialties:
  • Blood & Bone Marrow
  • Bone
  • Breast
  • Cardiovascular
  • Cytopathology
  • Dermatopathology
  • Endocrine
  • Familial Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal
  • Genitourinary
  • Gynecological
  • Head & Neck
  • Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic
  • Intraoperative Care
  • Kidney
  • Lymph Nodes & Extranodal Lymphomas
  • Neuropathology
  • Normal Histology
  • Pediatrics
  • Soft Tissue Tumors
  • Spleen
  • Thoracic
  • Transplant
  • Clinical Chemistry
  • Hematology, Hemostasis, and Thrombosis
  • Immunology
  • Laboratory Management and Clinical Laboratory Informatics
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Molecular Pathology and Cytogenetics
  • Toxicology
  • Transfusion Medicine
Diagnosis Topics
More than 5,200+ expert-written overviews and diagnoses
Normal Histology Topics
ExpertPath normal histology helps pathologists distinguish between normal and abnormal in the evaluation process
Extensive Library of Image Examples
77,000 consistently high-quality example images, selected by experts, representing normal pathology as well as over 4,000 diseases
Overviews of Diagnosis Groups
Overviews cover foundational background relevant to a group of related diagnoses
Organ-System Reference Tables
These tables provide summary information for organ systems that can guide a pathologist toward a specific diagnosis or to help the pathologist discover what other diagnoses to consider
ExpertPath includes specimen handling protocols that reflect best practices
Quick Answers
Browse Diagnoses Within Context
Content hierarchies guide you through categories of diseases
System-Wide Search
Use keywords to search all content, such as diagnoses, introductory modules, tables, and normal histology topics
Category Search
Limit searches to a specific category
Key Information Previews
When browsing topics within a category, get a preview of the topic’s most vital information, such as Key Facts, images, and references.
Image Search
Use image search to quickly browse through the thousands of high-quality images
Consistent Format
Each topic follows the same organizational format, making it simple to find the information you need every time
Easy-to-Consume Text
The text is brief and bulleted to help you efficiently absorb information
Expert-Written Diagnosis Topics
Each topic is written by a specialist in that field and supported by expert-selected journal and book references
Key Facts
Key Facts are included in each diagnosis, outlining vital information, such as terminology, ancillary tests, differentials, and diagnostic checklists
Ancillary Tests
Each topic gives a list of ancillary tests that should be considered for diagnostic and/or therapeutic purposes, including special stains, immunohistochemistry, flow cytometry, cytogenetics, molecular studies, and more
Differential Diagnoses
Topics include multiple differential diagnoses that pathologists should consider before arriving at the definitive diagnosis
Diagnosis-Specific Tables
Many topics include summary tables, such as immunohistochemistry staining profiles that also include staining profiles related to the differential diagnoses for comparison
Image Galleries
Each topic has a gallery of high-quality, expertly annotated images
Scientific Literature References
Each diagnosis topic includes a list of carefully-selected references to the best scientific literature about the disease. Each PubMed reference links directly to PubMed
Extensive Image Library
Wide Variety of Image Types
The wide variety of high-quality example images include gross pathology, H&E, immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescence, electron microscopy with correlative clinical intraoperative, endoscopic and radiologic images, as well as vivid color graphics
Expert Captions and Annotations
The images have been carefully selected by experts and include captions and arrows to help point out the key morphologic features
Disease Example Images
Images of approximately 4,000 discrete diagnoses, many of which also include images relevant to the differential diagnoses that are available for direct comparison
Normal Histology images
A complete library of normal histology images to help both practicing pathologists and trainees recognize and understand the normal histologic features and important variants and artifacts that can lead to diagnostic dilemmas. Recognizing normal from abnormal is often the first and most important step in the evaluation process
Personalization & Support
Pin Favorite Categories
Pin your favorite categories to the top of your home page so you can access them more easily
Adjustable Topic Views
Adjust the width of the text, image, and reference columns to fit your reading style
Access in-context help and the ExpertPath Knowledge Base for quick how-to information
Use simple forms to send us your valuable feedback
User Interface Translations
Users can select a language other than English to display throughout the user interface, allowing for searches in their preferred language. Translations are available in nine languages: Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Spanish, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Italian, German, French, and Japanese.


Is there Special Pricing for Groups?

Yes. Pathology departments and groups should contact our sales team for group pricing. Additionally, there is academic pricing for pathology residency programs, which allows residents and faculty access for a discounted price.

Can I access ExpertPath on an iPad?

Yes, ExpertPath is a web-based application that works on mobile versions of Safari and Chrome.

How was the content developed and where did the images come from?

Elsevier ExpertPath content is authored and updated by a world-renowned team of leading pathologists. Each diagnosis and image was written and submitted by a pathologist who specializes in that area of diagnosis, creating the world’s largest collection of pathology information compiled by pathology experts.

Can ExpertPath be used in academic institutions?

Yes, ExpertPath includes vital information about diagnoses across anatomic and clinical pathology rotations typically included in a pathology training program. Historically, only unvetted sources were available online to give trainees example images, suggest ancillary tests, and give differentials. Using ExpertPath they can acquire highly vetted diagnostic information across pathology specialties in minutes!

Can I earn CME Credit in ExpertPath?

Physicians can now earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ through ExpertPath. Active ExpertPath users can earn point of care (PoC) learning credit for the queries they perform in ExpertPath. Physicians can claim credits for previous or future queries based on their individual needs. For more information visit