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Pathologists

MCL is accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP). The CAP accreditation is recognized by both the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO).

Mercy’s pathologists are led by Dr. Matt Andres, Chief Pathologist, and provide medical direction to the laboratory and consultative services to the medical staff. They welcome the opportunity to share their expertise with you. Please do not hesitate to call with clinical questions.

Matthew Andres

Matthew Andres, D.O.

Matthew W. Andres, D.O., joined Pathology Associates of Central Iowa in July 2006. He is chief of pathology and laboratory medical director. He also serves as section director for Surgical Pathology Gross Room, Histocompatibility, Point of Care and Immunology within the laboratory. His special interests include leukemia/lymphoma, flow cytometry, and coagulation medicine. Dr. Matt Andres completed his hematopathology fellowship at the University of Arizona as well as his anatomic and clinical pathology residency. His medical training was completed at Des Moines University.

Dr. Matt Andres can be reached at (515) 247-4467.

 

Adam Bell

Adam Bell, M.D.

Adam M. Bell, M.D. joined Pathology Associates of Central Iowa in July 2010. His special interests include hematopathology, flow cytometry and transplant. Dr. Bell completed a hematopathology fellowship at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa. He also completed a surgical pathology fellowship as well as his residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at the University of Iowa. 

Dr. Bell can be reached at (515) 643-4516.

 

Clinton Crowder

Clinton Crowder, M.D.

Clinton D. Crowder, M.D. joined Pathology Associates of Central Iowa in August 2010. His special interests include gastrointestinal pathology. Dr. Crowder completed a gastrointestinal pathology fellowship at Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. He also completed a one-year surgical pathology fellowship at Mayo Clinic. His initial anatomic and clinical pathology residency was performed at the University of Minnesota. 

Dr. Crowder can be reached at (515) 643-8532.

 

Joseph Eaton, D.O.

Joseph Eaton, D.O.

Joseph Eaton, D.O. joined Pathology Associates of Central Iowa in July 2013. Dr. Eaton completed a cytopathology fellowship at Indiana University in Indianapolis, Indiana. His initial anatomic and clinical pathology residence was also completed at Indiana University. Dr. Eaton attended Des Moines University for his degree. Dr. Eaton was born and raised in the Lacrosse, Wisconsin area.

Dr. Eaton can be reached at (515) 247-4352.

 

Avina Kolareth

Avina Kolareth, M.D.

Avina Kolareth, M.D. has been a pathologist here at Mercy since July 2004. Her special interests include surgical pathology and cytopathology. She was born in India and did her medical school and internship in India. She completed her Anatomic and Clinical pathology residency as well as fellowships in Surgical and Cytopathology at the University of Iowa, Iowa City. 

Dr. Kolareth can be reached at (515) 643-2876.

 

Joseph Mitros, M.D.

Joseph Mitros, M.D.

Joseph Mitros, M.D., joined Pathology Associates of Central Iowa in July 2013. Dr. Mitros completed a cytopathology fellowship at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa.  His initial anatomic and clinical pathology residency was also completed at the University of Iowa along with his M.D. degree. 

Dr. Mitros can be reached at (515) 247-4462.

 

Carolyn Pease

Carolyn Pease, M.D.

Carolyn S. Pease, M.D.  joined Pathology Associates of Central Iowa in January 2008. Her special interests include hematopathology and flow cytometry. She received her advanced diploma of medical sciences from the International Medical University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She received her medical degree from the McGill University in Montreal, Quebec in 2001. She completed her anatomic and clinical pathology residency as well as fellowships in surgical and hematopathology at the University of Minnesota in 2007. 

Dr. Pease can be reached at (515) 643-8533.

 

Ramona Thompson

Ramona Thompson, M.D.

Ramona Thompson, M.D. joined Pathology Associates of central Iowa in July 2009. Her special interest is cytopathology. She received her medical degree from the University of Minnesota in 2004. She completed her anatomic and clinical pathology residency at the University of Minnesota as well as her cytopathology fellowship. 

Dr. Thompson can be reached at (515) 643-8638.

 

Dale Andres

Dale Andres, D.O.

Dale F. Andes, D.O. organized Pathology Associates of Central Iowa in July 2005. His special interests include blood banking and reference laboratory services. He is the past chief pathologist and laboratory medical director. Prior to coming to Des Moines, Dr. Andres was the chief pathologist and laboratory medical director at Mercy North Iowa in Mason City. He completed his residency in anatomic and cytological pathology at the Letterman Army Medical Center in San Francisco, Calif. Dr. Dale Andres is retiring from active practice in August 2016. Dr. Andres can be reached at (515) 643-4517.

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