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About Dr. David M Dorfman
Dr. David M Dorfman, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Boston, MA. He has 32 years of experience. His specialties include Pathology, Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology and Hematology. Dr. Dorfman is affiliated with Boston Children's Hospital, Yale-New Haven Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. He speaks English.
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Dr. David M Dorfman has the following 3 specialties
A pathologist is a physician who specializes in the causes and paths taken by different diseases in order to accurately diagnose an illness.<br>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.
- Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology
A hematology specialist is an expert in disorders of the blood, the blood forming organs and bone marrow. These doctors diagnose, treat and work to prevent diseases that affect the production of blood and its components, as well as the ability of the blood to perform its many functions, such as coagulation and carrying oxygen to the lungs and tissue.
Hematologists diagnose and treat blood disorders, such as anemia, hemophilia, leukemia, sickle cell anemia, deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism.
Depending on the condition, hematology specialists may treat a patient with a blood transfusion, stem cell transplantation, bone marrow transplant, radiotherapy, anticoagulation therapy or medication.
Dr. David M Dorfman has the following 16 expertise
- Hodgkin Disease
- B-Cell Lymphoma (CBCL)
- Thymus Cancer
- Uterine Cancer
- Fluid Testing
- T-Cell Lymphoma
- Thyroid Cancer
- Thymus Tumor (Thymoma)
- Tissue Biopsy
- Chronic B-Cell Lymphocytic Leukemia
- Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
- Blood Testing
- Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma
- Lymphoproliferative Disorders
Dr. David M Dorfman is Board Certified in 2 specialties
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Dr. Dorfman is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
32 Years Experience
University Of Iowa Roy J And Lucille A Carver College Of Medicine
Graduated in 1986
Brigham & Womens Hospital
Dr. David M Dorfman accepts the following insurance providers.
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
Locations & DirectionsBRIGHAM AND WOMENS HOSPITAL, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA
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