Dr. Mark R Atkins M.D.
Pathologist | Immunopathology1899 TATE BLVD SE HICKORY NC, 28602
Dr. Mark Atkins is a pathologist practicing in HICKORY, NC. Dr. Atkins is a doctor who specializes in the study of bodily fluids and tissues. As a pathologist, Dr. Atkins can help your primary care doctor make a diagnosis about your medical condition. Dr. Atkins 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
Duke University School of Medicine 1994
Wake Forest School of Medicine of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center 1989
PathologyAmerican Board of PathologyABP
- Duke Univ Med Ctr, Anatomic And Clinical Pathology
- Duke University Hospital Program
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