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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 Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology, Hematology and Pathology. Dr. Dorfman is affiliated with Yale-New Haven Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. He speaks English.

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Primary Address

BRIGHAM AND WOMENS HOSPITAL

75 Francis St
Boston, MA 02115
(617) 732-7518

Specialties

Dr. David M Dorfman has the following 3 specialties

  • Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology
  • Hematology

    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.

  • 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.

  • Specialty Expertise

    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
  • Carcinoma
  • Thymus Tumor (Thymoma)
  • Tissue Biopsy
  • Chronic B-Cell Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Blood Testing
  • Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma
  • Lymphoproliferative Disorders
  • Pathology

Board Certifications

Dr. David M Dorfman is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Education

    32 Years Experience

  • University Of Iowa Roy J And Lucille A Carver College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1986

  • Brigham & Womens Hospital

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. David M Dorfman accepts the following insurance providers.

  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

BRIGHAM AND WOMENS HOSPITAL, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA
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