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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.

Last Revised: April 18, 2013

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine

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