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Forensic Pathologist

Forensic pathologists are medical doctors who examine tissue samples and perform autopsies to find clues about the cause of death when crimes are suspected.

Forensic pathologists can be board-certified through the Board of Pathology, which is recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties.

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Current as of April 18, 2013

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Last Updated: April 18, 2013
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