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Is a Dermatologist Qualified to Do Histopathology?
1 Doctor Answer | Asked by 157913anon in ca
Histopathology No; Dermatopathology Often
Dermatology training is pretty much limited to dermatopathology. Sure there are some practicing dermatologists out there that trained in both dermatology and pathology. I ,among them, but that is unusual. Even then, I do not feel the dermatologist is qualified to perform pathology, unless they have been routinely doing so. Though I completed an anatomic pathology residency, at this point I would not trust myself to read my brother's gastric biopsy. On the other hand,...