AboutDr. Christine Booth, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Cleveland, OH. She has 19 years of experience. Her specialties include Pathology and Cytopathology. Dr. Booth is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital for Rehabilitation, Cleveland Clinic Hospital and Cleveland Clinic. She speaks English.
Dr. Christine Booth has the following 2 specialties
A pathologist is a physician who specializes in the causes and paths taken by different diseases in order to accurately diagnose an illness.
Pathologists diagnose and determine the characteristics of a disease through the study of biopsies of diseased tissue or of bodily fluids. For example, a pathologist will look at a biopsy of a skin lesion in order to diagnose or rule out skin cancer. A pathologist will also look at a Pap smear in order to check for a gynecological cancer like cancer of the uterus.
In addition to determining the cause and development of a disease, these specialists also study the changes a disease makes to a body and the consequences of those structural changes.
Similar to what pathologists do, cytopathologists analyze specimens in a lab to help your doctor diagnose your condition. However, cytopathologists primarily analyze cells from tissues, tumors and lesions in order to detect disease, whereas pathologists primarily focus on bodily fluid samples.
The most common example of this is pap smears, which cytopathologists use to detect and study the precursors to cervical cancer in women. Additionally, they help oncologists detect blood cancers and blood disorders. You can think of all pathologists as a type of lab consultant for doctors. You consult with your doctor and then he or she often consults with a pathologist who uses lab testing to confirm what they suspect your condition might be.
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- Blood Testing
- Breast Diseases
- Fine-Needle Biopsy
- Fluid Testing
- Tissue Biopsy
Dr. Booth is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital for Rehabilitation
2801 Martin Luther King Jr Dr
Cleveland, OH 44104
Cleveland Clinic Hospital
9500 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44195
- Cleveland Clinic
19 Years Experience
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1997
Allegheny General Hospital