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Does every hospital have a pathologist to do autopsies?

12 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jason Beasley
Family Medicine
6 doctors agree

In brief: No

Many hospitals do not have pathologists that do autopsies.

In brief: No

Many hospitals do not have pathologists that do autopsies.
Dr. Jason Beasley
Dr. Jason Beasley
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Dr. Amy Gruszecki
Pathology
4 doctors agree

In brief: No

Not all hospitals provide autopsies on site.
Some hospitals may contract with outside pathologists to do the autopsy. Some may not provide autopsies at all.

In brief: No

Not all hospitals provide autopsies on site.
Some hospitals may contract with outside pathologists to do the autopsy. Some may not provide autopsies at all.
Dr. Amy Gruszecki
Dr. Amy Gruszecki
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology

In brief: This is changing

The hospital is likely to contract with a pathology group for this service.

In brief: This is changing

The hospital is likely to contract with a pathology group for this service.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Dr. Amy Deeken
Pathology

In brief: No

No, many hospital pathologists do not do autopsies.
Most community hospital pathologists in our area do not do them. They are referred to our hospital because we have a residency training program.

In brief: No

No, many hospital pathologists do not do autopsies.
Most community hospital pathologists in our area do not do them. They are referred to our hospital because we have a residency training program.
Dr. Amy Deeken
Dr. Amy Deeken
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