About RHA


At Ruffolo, Hooper & Associates, M.D., P.A., it has been our mission since 1965 to deliver timely and accurate diagnostics, exceeding the expectations of our referring physicians, patients, colleagues and employees. To maintain our longstanding commitment to the community, we keep the patient and the referring clinicians at the core of our mission, providing cutting-edge diagnostic services and expeditious turnaround time. We pride ourselves on continued professional development, recruiting only the top candidates in each subspecialty of pathology to ensure we provide our patients and clinicians with state-of-the-art care and accurate, timely diagnostic results.


Ruffolo, Hooper & Associates, M.D., P.A. is a dynamic physician-owned medical practice consisting of board-certified pathologists with subspecialty expertise.  Our pathologists serve as laboratory medical directors and staff pathologists at hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, independent laboratories, and other patient care centers across the Tampa Bay Metro Area.  Many of our pathologists provide additional service to the local educational community, serving as instructors or faculty for teaching institutions specializing in training of medical professionals, including pathologists-in-training and aspiring doctors of osteopathic medicine.  Our subspecialty pathologists work closely with the medical residents and fellows of The University of South Florida during their rotations through Tampa General Hospital, the affiliated teaching institution.