What Do Pathologists Do?
Pathologists are physicians specialized in the study of diseases by analysis of tissue, cell, and body fluids from various parts of the body. In general, the field of pathology addresses the cause of the disease, how it developed, what cells changes it originated and its consequences. They deal with establishing the source, cause and staging of various disease processes in order to help in making accurate and early diagnoses. They are trained in conducting biopsies, studying and analyzing tissue samples to make a pathological diagnosis like a fibroma, cancer, infection or stage a cancer to help decide the line of treatment.
All pathologists in our directory are board certified or board eligible specialists after completion of a residency in pathology following medical school.
Pathologists In The Houston Area