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About Dr. Donald S Karcher

Dr. Donald S Karcher, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Washington, DC. He has 44 years of experience. His specialties include Hematology, Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology and Pathology. He speaks English.

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Primary Address

George Washington University Hospital

900 23rd St NW
Washington, DC 20037
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Specialties

Dr. Donald S Karcher has the following 3 specialties

  • 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.

  • Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology
  • 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. Donald S Karcher has the following 2 expertise

  • Lymphoma
  • Leukemia

Board Certifications

Dr. Donald S Karcher is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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  • Education

    44 Years Experience

  • Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In New Orleans

    Graduated in 1974

  • United States Army Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Donald S Karcher accepts the following insurance providers.

  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Optimum Choice Preferred POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

George Washington University Hospital, 900 23rd St NW, Washington, DC
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