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About Dr. John D Pfeifer

Dr. John D Pfeifer, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Saint Louis, MO. He has 26 years of experience. His specialties include Anatomic Pathology, Molecular Genetic Pathology and Pathology. He speaks English.

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Primary Address

Barnes-Jewish Palliative Care

216 S Kingshighway Blvd
Saint Louis, MO 63110
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Dr. John D Pfeifer has the following 3 specialties

  • Anatomic Pathology
  • Molecular Genetic 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. John D Pfeifer has the following 13 expertise

  • Genetic Translocation
  • Uterine Cancer (Endometrial Neoplasm)
  • Soft Tissue Cancer
  • Nerve Sheath Cancer
  • Second Primary Neoplasms
  • Abdominal Cancer
  • Primitive, Peripheral Neuroectodermal Tumors
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Tissue Biopsy
  • Glandular Cancer (Adenocarcinoma)
  • Fluid Testing
  • Malignant Joint Cancer (Synovial Sarcoma)
  • Blood Testing

Board Certifications

Dr. John D Pfeifer is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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  • Education

    26 Years Experience

  • University Of California San Diego School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1992

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. John D Pfeifer accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Cigna
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Barnes-Jewish Palliative Care, 216 S Kingshighway Blvd, Saint Louis, MO
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