About Martha Pitman, MD

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Mass General Pathology
55 Fruit St.
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-643-0800

Medical Education

  • MD, Medical University of South Carolina
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology, American Board of Pathology
  • Cytopathology, American Board of Pathology

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Dr. Pitman's primary research interests are in fine needle aspiration biopsy of the liver and pancreas. Her focus of research is on current methods of pre-operative diagnosis of pancreatic cysts, particularly mucinous cysts of the pancreas. Her contributions to the field have centered on defining, describing and standardizing the role of cytopathology in the preoperative diagnosis of pancreatic cysts culminating in an international reputation as one of the top world experts and leaders in the field of pancreaticobiliary cytology. She is co-author the 4th series AFIP Fascicle on Tumors of the Pancreas.



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