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We are restricting all visitors/guests at Brockton Hospital and Signature Medical Group offices to protect the health of our patients, staff and community. Any exceptions to these guidelines must be discussed with the patient’s care team.
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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