Diagnostics Laboratory Navicent Health

Associated Pathologists

Associated Pathologists, LLC d/b/a PathGroup, is the largest physician owned pathology group in the United States.  With more than 175 pathologists, we provide a wide range of anatomic, clinical and molecular services to hospitals, multi-speciality groups, surgery centers, physician offices and other clinical reference laboratories, and have done so since 1965.  Associated Pathologists is an academic style group practice that has superb range and depth of experience, expertise and certifications in all subspecialty areas of pathology.


Oscar Eugene Battles, MD
Medical Director

  • Medical School: University of South Alabama
  • Residency: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Board Certification: Anatomic Pathology, Clinical Pathology, Cytopathology
  • Fellowship Training: Surgical Pathology - Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Fellowship Training: Cytopathology - Emory University
  • Specialty: Breast Pathology, Gynecologic Pathology
  • Location: Medical Center Navicent Health, Macon, Georgia
  • Phone: (478) 633-1329
  • Email: Battles.Oscar@NavicentHealth.org

Jody S. Brahney, MD

  • Medical School: Louisiana State University
  • Residency: Charity Hospital, Louisiana State University Medical Center
  • Board Certification: Anatomic Pathology, Clinical Pathology
  • Location: Medical Center Navicent Health, Macon, Georgia
  • Phone: (478) 633-1329
  • Email: Brahney.Jody@NavicentHealth.org

Erik J. Kouba, MD

  • Medical School: University of North Carolina School of Medicine
  • Residency: University of Alabama, Stanford University Medical Center
  • Board Certification: Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
  • Fellowship Training: Cytopathology - University of Alabama
  • Fellowship Training: Genitourinary Pathology - Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Specialty: Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Cytopathology
  • Location: Macon, Georgia
  • Phone: (478) 633-1329
  • Email: Kouba.Erik@NavicentHealth.org

Dana C. Tunnell, MD

  • Medical School: Duke University
  • Residency: Cleveland Clinic
  • Board Certification: Anatomic Pathology, Clinical Pathology, Hematopathology
  • Fellowship Training: Hematopathology - University of North Carolina
  • Location: Medical Center Navicent Health, Macon, Georgia
  • Phone: (478) 633-1329
  • Email: Tunnell.Dana@NavicentHealth.org

Amy Elizabeth Wright, MD

  • Medical School: Vanderbilt University
  • Residency: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Board Certification: Anatomic Pathology, Clinical Pathology, Forensic Pathology
  • Fellowship Training: Forensic Pathology - University of New Mexico, Office of the Medical Investigator
  • Fellowship Training: Tumor Pathology - Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Specialty: Breast Pathology
  • Location: Medical Center Navicent Health, Macon, Georgia
  • Phone: (478) 633-1329
  • Email: Wright.Beth@NavicentHealth.org