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Laboratory & Pathology: Home

Information about Health Quest Laboratory Services

HQ Lab Services Department

Laura A. Ovittore
AVP Laboratory Services

Dr. Daniel Cruser, MD
Medical Director of Pathology Services
(845) 431-5618 (main #)

See department contacts below

Lab Updates

Professional Resources

Meet the Pathologist Team

L to R: Dr. Daniel Cruser, Dr. Stephen Hooper, Dr. Ryan McKnight, Dr. Laszlo Csury,
Dr. David Quinn

Lab Info and Resources For Residents

Welcome to our new residents!  Here are several very helpful links --

Indications for blood transfusions:

Lab Tests Online:

Choosing Wisely: Clinician Lists



On-Call Schedule

See dimensions for the on-call list -
Click on employee phone directory and click the on-call tab to see the daily list
for on-call pathologist starting at 5 pm.

Dr. Daniel Cruser: 210-845-2136 (cell); 845-834-3736 (home)

Dr. Laszlo Csury: 239-292-2604 (cell)

Dr. Stephen Hooper: 402-416-8940 (cell)

Dr. Ryan McKnight: 845-797-4104 (cell)

Dr. David Quinn: 845-392-4975 (cell)

Any ?s contact
Daniel Cruser MD, Director of Pathology, VBMC
845-431-5618 (main #)

Department Contacts

Title Name Phone HQ E-mail Address
Anatomic Pathology Supervisor Andrew Knickerbocker 845-431-6821
Blood Bank Supervisor Susan Chmura 845-554-1181
Core-Lab Supervisor John Pastoriza 845-554-1182
Laboratory Manager Jeanne Cassella-Knox  845-554-1184 
Microbiology Supervisor Melinda Lee 845-554-1180
Point of Care Coordinator Sally Stewart 845-554-1185
Pre-Analytic Supervisor Heather Livingstone 845-554-1183

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