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Dr. Joan Marshak, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Lafayette, LA, with another office in Lafayette, LA. She has 47 years of experience. Her specialties include Pathology. Dr. Marshak is affiliated with Women's & Children's Hospital. She speaks English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Joan Marshak has the following 3 areas of expertise, 1 specialty and 2 board certifications.


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

Joan Grode Marshak MD

113 Clipper Cv
Lafayette, LA 70508

Women's & Children's Hospital

4600 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy
Lafayette, LA 70508

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