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About Dr. Babak Shokrani

Dr. Babak Shokrani, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Washington, DC. He has 18 years of experience. His specialties include Pathology and Cytopathology. Dr. Shokrani is affiliated with Howard University Hospital and Howard University Hospital. He speaks English.

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2041 Georgia Ave NW
Washington, DC 20060
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Specialties

Dr. Babak Shokrani has the following 2 specialties

  • 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.

  • Cytopathology

    Similar to what pathologists do, cytopathologists analyze specimens in a lab to help your doctor diagnose your condition. However, cytopathologists primarily analyze cells from tissues, tumors and lesions in order to detect disease, whereas pathologists primarily focus on bodily fluid samples.
    The most common example of this is pap smears, which cytopathologists use to detect and study the precursors to cervical cancer in women. Additionally, they help oncologists detect blood cancers and blood disorders. You can think of all pathologists as a type of lab consultant for doctors. You consult with your doctor and then he or she often consults with a pathologist who uses lab testing to confirm what they suspect your condition might be.

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Shokrani is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Howard University Hospital
  • Howard University Hospital
  • Education

    18 Years Experience

  • Mashhad University Of Medical Sciences

    Graduated in 1995

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Babak Shokrani accepts the following insurance providers.

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2041 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC
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