Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology 207ZP0102X
Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology: This is a medical specialty group focused on the diagnosis of disease based on the chemical, microscopic, gross, immunologic and molecular observation of tissues, organs and full bodies. Anatomic Pathology is divided into numerous subspecialties. Some of these are cytopathology, forensic pathology and surgical pathology.
Taxonomy Code: 207ZP0102X
Allopathic and Osteopathic Physicians | Pathology | Anatomic Pathology and Clinical 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.