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About Dr. Ilene Bayer-Garner
Dr. Ilene Bayer-Garner, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Severna Park, MD. She has 21 years of experience. Her specialties include Dermatopathology, Dermatology, Pathology and Clinical Pathology. Dr. Bayer-Garner is affiliated with Mountain Manor Treatment Center - Baltimore. She speaks English.
Dr. Ilene Bayer-Garner has the following 4 specialties
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.
A dermatologist is a doctor who has extensive training and knowledge of the skin, scalp, hair and nails and treats conditions that affect those areas. These doctors will evaluate any abnormality, blemish or lesion on the skin in order to determine the cause and will determine a course of treatment.
Dermatologists provide patients with full body scans in order to identify any signs that are indicative of an illness that requires treatment, such as skin cancer. These specialists may also provide cosmetic services, such as mole removal, scar diminishing treatments and even botox and face lifts.
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.
- 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.
Dr. Ilene Bayer-Garner has the following 4 expertise
- Multiple Myeloma (Cancer of Plasma Cells)
- Skin Cancer
- Soft Tissue Cancer (Plasmacytoma)
- Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Dr. Ilene Bayer-Garner is Board Certified in 2 specialties
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Dr. Bayer-Garner is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Mountain Manor Treatment Center - Baltimore
21 Years Experience
University Of Calgary Faculty Of Medicine
Graduated in 1992
University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences
Dr. Ilene Bayer-Garner accepts the following insurance providers.
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Optimum Choice Preferred POS
- UHC Options PPO
Locations & DirectionsIlene B Bayer-Garner MD, 285 Berrywood Dr, Severna Park, MD
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