Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, is a U.S. board-certified Anatomic Pathologist with subspecialty training in the fields of Experimental and Molecular Pathology. Dr. Stöppler's educational background includes a BA with Highest Distinction from the University of Virginia and an MD from the University of North Carolina. She completed residency training in Anatomic Pathology at Georgetown University followed by subspecialty fellowship training in molecular diagnostics and experimental pathology.
Author: Ferdinando L Mirarchi, DO, Chairman, Department of Emergency Medicine, Hamot Medical Center; Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Drexel University School of Medicine.
Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD
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