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About Dr. Ralph J Tuthill

Dr. Ralph J Tuthill, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Cleveland, OH. He has 49 years of experience. His specialties include Dermatopathology, Anatomic Pathology, Cytopathology and Pathology. He speaks English.

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Primary Address

The Cleveland Clinic

9500 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44195
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Specialties

Dr. Ralph J Tuthill has the following 4 specialties

  • Dermatopathology

    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.

  • Anatomic Pathology
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Expertise

    5 Expertise

  • Fluid Testing
  • Pigmented Nevus
  • Tissue Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer
  • Blood Testing

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  • Education

    49 Years Experience

  • Tulane University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1969

  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

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The Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH

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