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About Dr. Chihong H Zhou

Dr. Chihong H Zhou, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Sacramento, CA. She has 35 years of experience. Her specialties include Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology, Cytopathology, Dermatopathology and Pathology. She speaks English.

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Primary Address

Outpatient Pathology Associates

7750 College Town Dr Ste 102
Sacramento, CA 95826
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Specialties

Dr. Chihong H Zhou has the following 4 specialties

  • Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology
  • 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.

  • Dermatopathology

    A dermatopathologist is an expert in both dermatology and pathology. They specialize in diseases related to the skin, but where a dermatologist would examine a potentially-cancerous mole by looking at it, a dermatopathologist would examine your skin cells in a lab, more like a pathologist.
    Beyond just skin cancer, dermatopathologists also study a wide range of skin conditions, including everything from warts, moles, spider veins and herpes, to dermatitis, rashes, vitiligo and other conditions related to skin discoloration.

  • 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.

  • Expertise

    3 Expertise

  • Blood Testing
  • Fluid Testing
  • Tissue Biopsy

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  • Education

    35 Years Experience

  • Second Military Medical University

    Graduated in 1983

  • Uc Davis Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Chihong H Zhou accepts the following insurance providers.

  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross California
    • BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
    • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
    • Blue Cross CA California Care Large Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
    • Blue Cross CA Pathway X HMO
    • Blue Cross CA Pathway X PPO
    • Blue Cross CA Select PPO
    • Blue Cross CA Select Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Health Net
    • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
    • Health Net CA PPO
    • Health Net EPO - PureCare One Small Business
    • Health Net PureCare HSP Individual and Family Plans
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Outpatient Pathology Associates, 7750 College Town Dr Ste 102, Sacramento, CA
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