Located in Roseville, MN, Three Rivers Pathology was founded in 1986 with a “patient first” philosophy. Today, Three Rivers Pathology is an independent, locally owned, innovative laboratory with active histology, cytology, and molecular testing departments on-site. Our three board certified pathologists have over 50 years combined experience in Clinical and Anatomical pathology and the sub-specialty of Cytopathology providing industry leading diagnostic service to clinicians and patients.

Innovative Testing

  • First local laboratory to implement liquid-based Pap test technology

  • Pap test and biopsy correlation

  • Molecular testing including 6 tests available off the liquid-based Pap specimen

  • The only local lab to use both Access Genetics HPV Genotyping in addition to the FDA approved Digene HPV test, providing you the most accurate results



We seek to establish an environment of trust and confidence through genuine concern for patient well-being. We accomplish this by avoiding a production like atmosphere. We pay as much attention to each case as you pay to each patient. Our goal is to partner with you helping your office thrive in increasingly competitive environment.

We encourage direct communication with our pathologists, laboratory managers, and support staff pertaining to results, questions, and procedures. Our clients have found that this helps to improve efficiency in their offices, and also improves patient care.

Continuing Education + Quality

All of our staff Cytotechnologists and Histotechnologists are registered with the American Society of Clinical Pathologists. Theyregularly attend continuing education workshops and training programs to increase their knowledge base.

Our affiliations include:

  • American Medical Association

  • American Society for Clinical Pathologists

  • College of American Pathologists

  • Minnesota Medical Society

  • National Society of Histotechnology

  • American Society of Cytopathology (ASC)

  • American Society of Cytotechnology (ASCT)

  • Minnesota and Wisconsin Association of Cytotechnology

We have earned the complete trust of our clients, and are fully compliant with all regulatory inspections.

Community Involvement

Help your uninsured patients with our "Helping Hands" program. Call us to see how we can assist in screening programs at your community clinic. Our goal is to reduce costs to patients and increase accessibility health care services. Whenever possible we support local businesses by purchasing locally.


Improve your effciency with on-line ordering and results. Three Rivers Pathology interfaces with your EMR, PMS or LIS system.