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About Dr. Puay Tan
Dr. Puay Tan, MD, BS, MBBS is a Doctor primarily located in Lowell, MA. She has 35 years of experience. Her specialties include Pediatrics and Pathology. Dr. Tan is affiliated with Caritas Holy Family Hospital & Medical Center, Saints Memorial Medical Center Inc and Children's Hospital. She speaks English.
Dr. Puay Tan has the following 2 specialties
A pediatrician is a doctor who specializes in the regular care of children, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of illness in children. Young patients are often more complicated to treat because they are still growing and developing.
While pediatricians may sub-specialize in specific therapy areas like oncology, surgery, ophthalmology, and anesthesiology, in general, pediatricians provide services like vaccinations, health exams, and treatment of common ailments and injuries. In addition, pediatricians are trained to handle the complex emotional and behavioral issues faced by children, especially during puberty.
Pediatricians normally see their patients from birth until the age of 18, although some may agree to treat patients into their early 20s, if requested.
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.
Dr. Puay Tan is Board Certified in 2 specialties
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Dr. Tan is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Caritas Holy Family Hospital & Medical Center
Saints Memorial Medical Center Inc
-Holy Family Hospital
35 Years Experience
Graduated in 1978
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Locations & Directions1 Hospital Dr, Lowell, MA
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