Mufaddal Najmuddin, MD, Board-Certified Pathologist recently joined Ozarks
Medical Center (OMC) Pathology through Boyce and Bynum Pathology Professional Services.
Pathology is a wide-ranging field of medicine that studies many different
types of diseases. It is considered a bridge between science and medicine
examining the causes and effects of diseases, especially the branch of
medicine that deals with the laboratory examination of samples of body
tissue for diagnostic or forensic purposes. A pathologist helps other
healthcare providers reach diagnoses and is an important member of the
Dr. Najmuddin completed a surgical pathway fellowship as well as serving
as a clinical instructor at the University of Texas medical branch, Galveston.
He completed a cytopathology fellowship at the University of Minnesota
Laboratory Sciences and Pathology, Minnesota. Dr. Najmuddin completed
a residency in anatomic and clinical pathology at Saint Louis University.
He earned a master of science in medical genetics from the University
of Glasgow, United Kingdom; and his medical degree from Kasturba Medical
College, Manipal University, Karnataka, India
In his personal time Dr. Najmuddin is an avid musician who sings and plays
many different instruments. He is involved with “Music for a Cause,”
an annual music festival that raises funds for social causes in Singapore.
He relocated to West Plains along with his wife and two children.
“We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Najmuddin as the new director of
OMC Pathology,” says Josh Reeves, Executive Director of Operations,
OMC. “His expertise will provide invaluable support to our providers
across all of OMC’s specialties. ”
OMC provides comprehensive clinical laboratory and anatomical pathology
services designed to meet all laboratory testing needs onsite or by arrangement
with qualified outside laboratories. The core testing laboratory is located
in the hospital located at 1100 Kentucky Avenue, West Plains, with additional
limited testing available at most OMC Family Medicine clinics.
About Boyce and Bynum Pathology Laboratories
Established in 1965, Boyce and Bynum Pathology Laboratories is the largest,
private anatomic, clinical and molecular pathology reference laboratory
in the Midwest, offering a full spectrum of routine and esoteric clinical
tests and anatomic procedures and operating under the directorship of
multi-specialty pathologists who are committed to serving the needs of
the hospitals, specialty clinics, physician offices, long-term care facilities,
and communities they serve.
About Ozarks Medical Center
Ozarks Medical Center is a system of care encompassing primary care and
specialty clinics, along with complete rehabilitation, behavioral healthcare,
and home care services. While the 114-bed acute care hospital cares for
more than 5,400 admissions, the entire medical system has more than 364,000
patient visits annually in South Central Missouri and Northern Arkansas.
For more information about OMC, visit
Mufaddal Najmuddin, MD, Board-Certified Pathologist, OMC Pathology