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About Dr. Lampros S Karageorge

Dr. Lampros S Karageorge, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Salem, VA. He has 24 years of experience. His specialties include Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology, Chemical Pathology, Pathology and Cytopathology. He speaks English.

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Primary Address

Salem VA Medical Center

1970 Roanoke Blvd
Salem, VA 24153
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Specialties

Dr. Lampros S Karageorge has the following 4 specialties

  • Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology
  • Chemical 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.

  • Cytopathology

    Similar to what pathologists do, cytopathologists analyze specimens in a lab to help your doctor diagnose your condition. However, cytopathologists primarily analyze cells from tissues, tumors and lesions in order to detect disease, whereas pathologists primarily focus on bodily fluid samples.
    The most common example of this is pap smears, which cytopathologists use to detect and study the precursors to cervical cancer in women. Additionally, they help oncologists detect blood cancers and blood disorders. You can think of all pathologists as a type of lab consultant for doctors. You consult with your doctor and then he or she often consults with a pathologist who uses lab testing to confirm what they suspect your condition might be.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Lampros S Karageorge has the following 3 expertise

  • Fluid Testing
  • Blood Testing
  • Tissue Biopsy

Board Certifications

Dr. Lampros S Karageorge is Board Certified in 3 specialties

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  • Education

    24 Years Experience

  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1994

  • Virginia Commonwealth University Health System

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

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Locations & Directions

Salem VA Medical Center, 1970 Roanoke Blvd, Salem, VA
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