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Dr. Deborah Lastrapes, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Lafayette, LA. She has 25 years of experience. Her specialties include Pathology. Dr. Lastrapes is affiliated with Mercy Regional Medical Center, Regional Medical Center of Acadania and Opelousas General Hospital. She speaks English.
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Specialties & Expertise
Dr. Deborah Lastrapes has the following 3 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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