Jerry W Nelson MD
- Pathology Fresno, CA
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Jerry W Nelson, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Fresno, CA. Their specialties include Pathology. Jerry W Nelson is affiliated with Adventist Health/Selma Community Hospital.
Specialties & Expertise
Jerry W Nelson has the following 1 specialty.
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.