Dr. Lorie Montag is a pathologist practicing in Saint Joseph, MO. Dr. Montag is a doctor who specializes in the study of bodily fluids and tissues. As a pathologist, Dr. Montag can help your primary care doctor make a diagnosis about your medical condition. Dr. Montag may perform a tissue biopsy to determine if a patient has cancer, practice genetic testing, and complete a number of laboratory examinations. Pathologists can also perform autopsies which can determine a persons cause of death and gain information about genetic progression of a disease.
Education and Training
Univ of Mo, Columbia Sch of Med, Columbia Mo 1991
PathologyAmerican Board of PathologyABP
- Truman Med Ctr-West, Anatomic And Clinical Pathology; U Mo Ks City Sch Of Med, Anatomic And Clinical Pathology; Univ Of Ks Med Ctr, Anatomic And Clinical Pathology
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