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About Dr. Ellen D Mcphail

Dr. Ellen D Mcphail, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Rochester, MN. She has 26 years of experience. Her specialties include Clinical Pathology and Pathology. She speaks English.

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Primary Address

Mayo Clinic

200 1st St SW
Rochester, MN 55905
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Specialties

Dr. Ellen D Mcphail has the following 2 specialties

  • 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.

  • 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. Ellen D Mcphail has the following 1 expertise

  • Surgical Pathology

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  • Education

    26 Years Experience

  • Mcgill University

    Graduated in 1992

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Ellen D Mcphail accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem
    • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois
    • BCBS IL PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Medica Choice
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Mayo Clinic, 200 1st St SW, Rochester, MN
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