Dr. David Birdwell practices Pediatric Pathology in Knoxville, TN. As a pediatric pathologist, Dr. Birdwell is skilled in the diagnosis and characterization of neoplastic and non-neoplastic diseases of children. Pediatric pathologists gain expertise in the laboratory diagnosis of diseases that occur during fetal growth, infancy, and child development.
Education and Training
Univ of Tn, Memphis, Coll of Med, Memphis Tn 1969
PathologyAmerican Board of PathologyABP
- Baptist Mem Hosp, Flexible Or Transitional Year; Med Ctr La New Orleans-Lsu, Flexible Or Transitional Year
- Baptist Memorial Hospital Memphis 1970
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