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About Dr. Carolyn Kitchell

Dr. Carolyn Kitchell, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Seattle, WA, with other offices in Seattle, WA and Seattle, WA (and 1 other location). She has 31 years of experience. Her specialties include Pathology and Clinical Pathology. Dr. Kitchell is affiliated with Swedish Medical Center - Cherry Hill, Swedish Edmonds Hospital and Swedish Medical Center - Ballard. She speaks English.

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747 Broadway
Seattle, WA 98122
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500 17th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122
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1124 Columbia St
Seattle, WA 98104
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5300 Tallman Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98107
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Specialties

Dr. Carolyn Kitchell 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.

  • Clinical Pathology

    If you’ve ever provided a urine or blood sample, you’ve worked with a clinical pathologist — you probably just didn’t know it. They work behind the scenes in laboratories to examine bodily fluid specimens and detect substances or diseases. This means they're required to have a comprehensive knowledge of disease and what it looks like under a microscope.
    They provide test results to your doctor, who then makes an informed decision about your diagnosis and the best treatment options for you. Without the work of clinical pathologists, doctors technically wouldn’t be able to diagnose patients as accurately as we can today. It's also worth noting that clinical pathologists are different from anatomical pathologists, who analyze tissue taken from a biopsy or entire infected areas as well as whole body parts.

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  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Swedish Medical Center - Cherry Hill
  • Swedish Edmonds Hospital
  • Swedish Medical Center - Ballard
  • Stevens Hospital
  • Education

    31 Years Experience

  • University of Virginia

    Graduated in 1982

  • Accepted Insurance

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