Lee Hilborne, MD, MPH

Dr. Hilborne is a renowned expert in quality issues related to diagnostic laboratory testing. He is Senior Corporate Medical Director for Quest Diagnostics, the leading provider of diagnostic information services, and advisor on the development of the company’s Lab Stewardship service. 

Past President of the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) and chair of ASCP’s Effective Test Utilization Subcommittee (Choosing Wisely), Dr. Hilborne received his Medical Degree from the University of California, San Diego and his Masters’ Degree in Public Health from UCLA. He is certified by the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and is certified as a Diplomate in Laboratory Management by the Board of Certification, American Society for Clinical Pathology.

Dr. Hilborne directed the UCLA Patient Safety and Quality Center and for ten years was Director of Quality Management and Associate Director for UCLA Healthcare. He continues working with UCLA to address quality and reimbursement issues. In addition to being a member of the ASCP, he is also an active member of the College of American Pathologists.

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