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What does a doctor who is a "thrombosis fellow" do? would they also be a hematologist?

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Dr. Thomas Wright
Phlebology 30 years experience
Possibly : I am not entirely sure what type of doctor is a thrombosis fellow is. Many doctor deal with thrombosis including hematologist. It could be a hematology fellow. There are also many medical specialties that deal with thrombosis. Sorry i could be more helpful.
Dr. Gregory LaMorte
Periodontics 43 years experience
Most, not all: That training program sometimes accepts doctors other than hematologists, but most are hematologists/oncologists.

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A 34-year-old female asked:

What does it mean when a doctor is considered a "fellow"? For example: thrombosis fellow. Are they a hematologist?

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Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 years experience
Recognized by Peers: When a physician passes their board qualifying exam, they become board certified in a certain speciality such as board certified in general surgery. This is a diplomate status. Following obtaining board certification, and usually after several years of practice, diplomates can become fellows if they meet certain ethical and practice requirements and are approved by their peers. In surgery , facs.

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