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Dr. David Howell, MD, PHD is a Doctor primarily located in Durham, NC, with another office in Durham, NC. He has 32 years of experience. His specialties include Pathology. Dr. Howell is affiliated with Durham VA Medical, Durham Regional Hospital Medical Staff Services and Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He speaks English.
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Specialties & Expertise
Dr. David Howell has the following 5 areas of expertise, 1 specialty and 1 board certification.
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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