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Desiree Carlson, MD




  • Medical School:
    Duke University School of Medicine (1975)
  • Residency:
    • University of Washington Hospitals (1975-76)
    • New England Deaconess Hospital (1976-77)
    • Peter Bent Brigham Hospital (1977-79)

Board Certifications

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology (1980) Blood Banking/ Transfusion Medicine (1982) Cytopathology (1992) Voluntary recertifications (1997/2007)

Clinical Interests

  • Anatomic and Clinical Pathology 
  • Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine 
  • Cytopathology 
  • Laboratory Accreditation
  • Blood Utilization
  • Fine Needle Aspiration