Anatomic Pathology 207ZP0101X
Anatomic Pathology: Anatomic Pathology is a specialty in the medical field focused on the diagnosis of disease based on the microscopic, gross, chemical molecular and immunologic view of organs, tissues and entire bodies. It is divided into specialties, the main ones are parensic pathology, cytopathology and surgical pathology. To practice pathology, medical school must be completed.
Taxonomy Code: 207ZP0101X
Allopathic and Osteopathic Physicians | Pathology | Anatomic Pathology
Allopathic and Osteopathic Physicians: Allopathic physicians are general doctors (Medical Doctor or MD), whereas osteopathic physicians (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine or DO) deal specifically with Osteopathy, targeting in healing the body with minimal use of medicine with an emphasis focusing on preventative care. Both types are fully licensed physicians, educated in diagnosing, as well as offering treatment for various illnesses and disorders.
Pathology: This is simply the study and diagnosis of disease. A Pathologist can be either a MD or DO. In general, Pathology is a complex scientific field that seeks to understand the mechanisms of injury to tissues and cells, along with the body's means of recognizing and repairing injuries.