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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.
Current as of: June 29, 2020
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & Martin J. Gabica MD - Family Medicine & E. Gregory Thompson MD - Internal Medicine
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