Thoracic, Head, and Neck Pathology

At Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, we offer comprehensive services to facilitate the diagnosis and treatment of lung, mediastinum, head and neck diseases, and tumors.

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This includes:

  • Fibrosing lung diseases
  • Lung cancers
  • Oral and throat cancers
  • Salivary gland cancers
  • Squamous lesions
  • Thymus tumors
  • Thyroid tumors

We are experienced in the evaluation of complex head and neck resection specimens and lung resection specimens. We offer consultative (second opinion) reviews for all cases as well as special testing and molecular diagnostic testing (including KRAS, EGFR, and ALK mutation testing among others).

Our thoracic, head, and neck pathology team

Candice C. Black, DO

Pathology

I specialize in providing diagnostic and prognostic information in the areas of head, neck, lung and breast by interpreting cells and tissue samples. I enjoy working as part of a team o… Read more

Areas of focus

  • Cardiothoracic and mediastinal pathology
  • Head and neck pathology
  • Breast pathology

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Charles I. Brown, MD

Pathology

The pathologist's role is to interpret test results so we can give reliable and proven information to other health care professionals and their patients. This information helps guide prov… Read more

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Darcy A. Kerr, MD

Pathology

Areas of focus

  • Bone and soft tissue pathology
  • Head and neck pathology
  • Cytopathology

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Jason R. Pettus, MD

Pathology

I am a pathologist who specializes in head and neck cancers, urologic cancers and medical kidney diseases. I combine information from a patient's medical record, microscopic and other lab… Read more

Areas of focus

  • Renal pathology
  • Head and neck pathology
  • Urologic pathology

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Laura J. Tafe, MD

Pathology

I was drawn to the field of molecular pathology because of my interest in studying solid tumors. Studying the molecular features of tumors can help us better understand their biology. Thi… Read more

Areas of focus

  • Diagnostic molecular pathology
  • Oncologic surgical pathology

Locations

  • Lebanon

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