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About Dr. Robert M Austin

Dr. Robert M Austin, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Pittsburgh, PA. He has 41 years of experience. His specialties include Pathology, Cytopathology, Medical Microbiology and Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology. He speaks English.

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Primary Address

Upmc Presbyterian Hospital

200 Lothrop St
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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Specialties

Dr. Robert M Austin has the following 4 specialties

  • 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.

  • Medical Microbiology
  • Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology
  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Robert M Austin has the following 3 expertise

  • Tissue Biopsy
  • Blood Testing
  • Fluid Testing

Dr. Robert M Austin has 3 board certified specialties

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Board Certifications

Dr. Robert M Austin is Board Certified in 3 specialties

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  • Education

    41 Years Experience

  • Duke University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1977

  • United States Naval Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Robert M Austin accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Select
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Upmc Presbyterian Hospital, 200 Lothrop St, Pittsburgh, PA
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