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Dr. Elena Roukhadze

Pathology
Milwaukee, WI
15 years experience female

Locations

Office

Milwaukee, WI

Address

5000 West National Avenue, Milwaukee, WI
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About

Bio

Pathology is a fascinating and rapidly evolving discipline. Not much is known about pathologists and their role in diagnosis and management of wide spectrum of diseases by general public and sometimes even by doctors. However, pathologists play an important role in multidisciplinary team of doctors in clinical decision making.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Pathology

Licenses

United States: Wisconsin

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

40 Answers
371 Agrees
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elena Roukhadze
Pathology 15 years experience
GGT: This is markedly elevated GGT (reference values: 7-51 IU/L). Clinically, elevated GGT levels correlate well with alcohol abuse and alcoholic liver dis... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elena Roukhadze
Pathology 15 years experience
Bilirubin in urine: Bilirubin in urine may indicate liver damage or liver disease.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elena Roukhadze
Pathology 15 years experience
Side effects: The maximum dose for adults is 800 mg/dose or 3200 mg per day. Use only the smallest amount needed to get relief from pain,swelling, or fever. Take ib... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elena Roukhadze
Pathology 15 years experience
Biopsy: To differentiate between benign(safe), potentially malignant(no so safe) and malignant moles (totally unsafe) the punch biopsy should be performed. If... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elena Roukhadze
Pathology 15 years experience
It depends...: If we are talking of the specific cancer type: leukaemia or lymphoma (depending on the type) than, yes, these cancers can be detected in routine bloo... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elena Roukhadze
Pathology 15 years experience
More info needed: The thyroid uptake test is done to diagnose thyroid problems, particularly thyroid hyper function (hyperthyroidism). You need to ask physician who or... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elena Roukhadze
Pathology 15 years experience
Interesting question: Medical technologists are always in demand and usually duties include serving in different areas of clinical laboratory. If you are qualified you may ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elena Roukhadze
Pathology 15 years experience
Postpartum PAP: It depends on the abnormality which was detected, but in case of any abnormality the follow up should be scheduled as soon as possible.
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elena Roukhadze
Pathology 15 years experience
PAP smear: Definition of abnormal pap smear is too broad. It depends on the type of the abnormality detected. In any case any abnormal pap smear should be taken ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elena Roukhadze
Pathology 15 years experience
Side-effects: This medication can cause stomach upset and headache. If you are concerned about nose bleeds please consult your doctor.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elena Roukhadze
Pathology 15 years experience
Ovalocytes: Red cells varying in shape from elongated to oval, and rich in hemoglobin, are called elliptocytes/ovalocytes. They can be seen in hereditary disordrs... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elena Roukhadze
Pathology 15 years experience
Fatality rare in G6P: Fatality is rare in g6pd and may occur following a severe haemolytic event. Persons with g6pd deficiency must strictly avoid things that can trigger a... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elena Roukhadze
Pathology 15 years experience
ASCUS: It indicates that you do not have precancerous condition, but the follow up is indicated since hpv was detected and ascus was identified. Bacterial va... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elena Roukhadze
Pathology 15 years experience
Antibodies: This is a major class of antibody secreted into the blood in the early stages of primary response to the infection. The highest levels should be obser... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elena Roukhadze
Pathology 15 years experience
Hemoglobin: Several methods exist for measuring haemoglobin, most of which are done by automated machines. Within the machine, the red blood cells are broken down... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elena Roukhadze
Pathology 15 years experience
Serious: It is possible that the spider bite could be secondary infected by group g strep. Also it could be a primary infection. The condition you are describi... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elena Roukhadze
Pathology 15 years experience
Healthy diet: Nothing wrong in eating eggs. Healthy diet including fruit, vegetables, meat and fish is important especially during pregnancy.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elena Roukhadze
Pathology 15 years experience
Watchful waiting: Most likely it is an enlarged and benign lymph node. Wait and it might decrease in size and disappear. If it will still be present in a month or will... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elena Roukhadze
Pathology 15 years experience
HHV-6 virus: Usually after the infection hhv-6 goes into dormancy. Most primary infections are asymptomatic. Hhv-6 reactivation can result in illness. Active acute... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elena Roukhadze
Pathology 15 years experience
Depends: It is important to know what microbiology results you are talking about. Bugs take their time to grow and they like sometimes to take it slow. However... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elena Roukhadze
Pathology 15 years experience
H.pylori test: H.pylori antigen is a stool test.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elena Roukhadze
Pathology 15 years experience
Reverse: Sedimentation rate is ordered when inflammatory condition or autoimmune disorder is suspected. This test is frequently ordered by rheumatologists. The... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elena Roukhadze
Pathology 15 years experience
No: But partners should be tested for std's to be completely sure that they are not infected and it is imperative that they should be tested and if infect... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elena Roukhadze
Pathology 15 years experience
PAP smear: Pap smear is a screening test for cervical cancer and precancerous conditions. It has nothing to do with cheating.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elena Roukhadze
Pathology 15 years experience
Reactive lymph node: It is important to know in what area the swollen lymph node is located. Most likely it is going to decrease with time, but if the swelling would not r... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elena Roukhadze
Pathology 15 years experience
Pancreatic Cancer: Unfortunately even in this era of tremendous advances in oncology field pancreatic cancer is still a gruesome diagnosis. The most common symptom is ja... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elena Roukhadze
Pathology 15 years experience
Legal help: For the best of my knowledge the court order might take about 3 month. It is advised not to eat, drink or smoke about 30-40 min before the test.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elena Roukhadze
Pathology 15 years experience
Yes, you can: Was a steril container provided? You can use clean and unused plastic spoon to collect your stool.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elena Roukhadze
Pathology 15 years experience
DNA paternity test: The technical part of dna paternity test is not taking that long. However, it is usually a court order for that and with legal procedures it might tak... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elena Roukhadze
Pathology 15 years experience
Creatinine: Creatinine ia a break -down product of creatinine phosphate from muscle and is used as a clinical marker for renal function due to its high filtration... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elena Roukhadze
Pathology 15 years experience
Colonoscopy: Any abnormality identified during colonoscopy should be sampled and submitted for pathologic evaluation.
A member asked:
Dr. Elena Roukhadze
Pathology 15 years experience
Not safe to use: Both medications are metabolised in the liver, even in case of topical administration(rogaine). Since in cirrhosis metabolic activity of the liver is... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elena Roukhadze
Pathology 15 years experience
Gold standart: The gold standard for diagnosis of celiac disease is small bowel biopsy. Of course all clinical information is important. I do not think it is any ris... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elena Roukhadze
Pathology 15 years experience
Colonoscopy: Every person (even asymptomatic) after age of 50 should undergo screening colonoscopy. If there is a family history of colon cancer screening should... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elena Roukhadze
Pathology 15 years experience
Sleep Hygiene: Avoid napping during the day;avoid stimulants such as caffeine, nicotine, and alcohol too close to bedtime;exercise can promote good sleep;food can be... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elena Roukhadze
Pathology 15 years experience
No alcohol, please: Heavy drinking is going to cause permanent liver damage. Alcoholic hepatitis or liver cirrhosis could be options if you will continue drinking.There ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elena Roukhadze
Pathology 15 years experience
Yes, it is normal: Yes, it is completely normal.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elena Roukhadze
Pathology 15 years experience
Abnormal: Depends on the abnormality detected, but the proper management should be based on pap smear results. Do not panic, but, please, do not take it lightly... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elena Roukhadze
Pathology 15 years experience
B12 deficiency: You are at higher risk of B12 deficiency if you: are the age over 45 are a vegan or vegetarian; suffer from digestive problems; take certain diabetes ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elena Roukhadze
Pathology 15 years experience
Not always: Increased protoporphyrin levels may be a sign of: anemia, chronic disease, infection, iron deficiency anemia and lead poisoning to name a few.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Roukhadze is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Roukhadze is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! Upper breast near armpit. Dr watching in 6 mos..family history.
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Thanks for your quick reply! Can you look at my health files? Both are my mri report.
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Thanks doc.how to control drinks.heard complete stop creat problems

Education & Training

Residency

Illinois Masonic Medical Center

Awards

Hippocrates Award, First Place, National - Spring
2014
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