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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.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerAdam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Last RevisedApril 18, 2013

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Last Updated: April 18, 2013
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