Dr. Clara Heffess MD

  • Pathology Washington, DC

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About

Dr. Clara Heffess, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Washington, DC. Their specialties include Pathology. Dr. Heffess is affiliated with Inova Alexandria Hospital and Inova Fairfax Hospital. They speak English.

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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Clara Heffess has the following 5 areas of expertise, 1 specialty and 1 board certification.

Pathology

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.

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Locations & Directions

6825 16th St NW
Washington, DC 20306

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