I am pathologist who specializes in molecular pathology -- the study and diagnosis of disease through the examination of DNA RNA and proteins. I am also medical director for Duke University Health System Clinical Laboratories. In these roles I am responsible for maintaining the standards of the College of American Pathologists and CLIA/CMS within all clinical laboratories at Duke. Specifically I oversees clinical testing and reporting develop quality management systems and proficiency testing programs provide consultation with ordering physicians and patients develop strategic plans that are in line with the needs of our patients physicians and health system leadership. I also coordinate research and development for clinical laboratories and provide profession interpretation for molecular diagnostic testing including the wide range of PCR quantitative PCR sequencing and FISH based tests for inherited genetic diseases hematologic malignancies solid tumors and infectious diseases.
Dr. Michael Datto, MD is a pathology doctor who practices in Durham, NC. He is 48 years old and has been practicing for 18 years.