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Dr. Joseph Hughes MD

  • Pathology San Diego, CA

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About

Dr. Joseph Hughes, MD is a Doctor primarily located in San Diego, CA, with other offices in San Diego, CA and Bend, OR. Their specialties include Pathology. Dr. Hughes is affiliated with Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista and Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego. They speak English.

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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Joseph Hughes has the following 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

4077 5th Ave
San Diego, CA 92103

7592 Metropolitan Dr
San Diego, CA 92108

1348 NE Cushing Dr
Bend, OR 97701

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