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Dr. Jae Yun Ro, MD PHD

Pathologist

Dr. Jae Yun Ro MD PHD is a top Pathologist in Houston, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Jae Yun Ro MD PHD is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Jae Yun Ro MD PHD is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Jae Yun Ro MD PHD is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Houston, TX, Dr. Jae Yun Ro MD PHD is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
48 years Experience
Dr. Jae Yun Ro, MD PHD
  • Houston, TX
  • Yonsei Univ, Coll of Med, Sudai-Moon-Ku,
  • Accepting new patients

What is the Gleason score in my pathology report?

Gleason score 7 with 3+4 means prostate cancer with more Gleason pattern 3 component than 4 component, indicating a better outcome compared to Gleason score 7 with 4+3 (pattern READ MORE
Gleason score 7 with 3+4 means prostate cancer with more Gleason pattern 3 component than 4 component, indicating a better outcome compared to Gleason score 7 with 4+3 (pattern 4 is more than 3 component). Gleason score of 3+4 =7 is assigned as prognostic grade group, better prognosis but Gleason score of 4+3 =7 assigned as prognostic grade group 3, worse prognosis.

What areas of the prostate are used during a biopsy?

Prostate biopsy is recommended when digital rectal examination (DRE) and or transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) discloses an abnormality, suspecting prostate cancer, or elevated serum READ MORE
Prostate biopsy is recommended when digital rectal examination (DRE) and or transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) discloses an abnormality, suspecting prostate cancer, or elevated serum PSA with no abnormality with DRE/TRUS due to prostate cancer. When the biopsy shows prostate cancer, the patient definitely has a cancer, but if the biopsy shows no evidence of cancer, the patient requires a follow up with repeat serum PSA measurement and repeat biopsy, if necessary.

How long does it take for a biopsy report to come?

It usually takes 24 hours, but it may be delayed to 3 working days for special tests and/or second opinion from another pathologist.

How would doctors diagnose TB?

That means your father has been infected by tuberculous (TB) bacteria. However, more tests are required to determine that this is a latent TB or active TB infection.

My mother's biopsy confirmed a malignant tumor. Should we consider a second opinion before the treatment?

If you and your primary physician feel comfortable with the diagnosis of mslignant lung tumor, you fon’t have to. Most likely your mother will be treated at the different hospital, READ MORE
If you and your primary physician feel comfortable with the diagnosis of mslignant lung tumor, you fon’t have to. Most likely your mother will be treated at the different hospital, even you don’t ask the second opinion. Therefore, I recommend you to submit the biopsy material to the hospital which your mother gets the treatment for lung cancer.

Home diabetes testing device and lab report show different results. What is more accurate?

I recommend checking your sugar level from another lab and compare them before you decide which one is more accurate.

What samples are required for a DNA test?

Swab inside of your mouth or blood sampling.

Second opinion on biopsy?

I believe that the lesion you had is most likely a benign compound nevus and you don’t worry about. However, the worst scenario it may turn out as a dysplastic nevus. If the lesion READ MORE
I believe that the lesion you had is most likely a benign compound nevus and you don’t worry about. However, the worst scenario it may turn out as a dysplastic nevus. If the lesion is completely excised with free margin, you don’t need to worry about it except for a close follow up!