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Dr. Purnima Sau, MD

Dermatopathology ·  Female · Age 74

Dr. Sau

Purnima Sau MD

8630 Fenton St Ste 906 Silver Spring, MD 20910

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(301) 565-3699


Dr. Purnima Sau, MD is a dermatopathology specialist in Silver Spring, MD and has been practicing for 48 years. She graduated from Calcutta Natl Med Inst in 1966 and specializes in dermatopathology.


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Dr. Sau's conditions and procedures:

  • Acanthosis Nigricans
  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Cancer
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Chickenpox
  • Cold Sore
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Dry Skin
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Genital Herpes
  • Genital Warts
  • Hair Loss
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hidradenitis
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Keloid Scar
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Pityriasis Rosea
  • Plantar Wart
  • Psoriasis
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Shingles
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Telogen Effluvium
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts

About Me

Biography

Dr. Purnima Sau, MD is a dermatopathology specialist in Silver Spring, MD and has been practicing for 48 years. She graduated from Calcutta Natl Med Inst in 1966 and specializes in dermatopathology.

Specialties

  • Dermatopathology

Board Certifications

  • Anatomic & Clinical Pathology
  • Dermatology
  • Dermatopathology

Education

Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center
Residency Hospital
St Francis Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1988
Res-Walter Reed Amc
Fellowship Hospital
1976
Boston Hosp Women
Residency Hospital
1975
Mallory Inst Path/Boston Ci
Residency Hospital
1973
Kings County Hospital Center
Residency Hospital
1971
Baltimore Sinai Hosp
Residency Hospital
1966
Calcutta Natl Med Inst
Medical School
1988
1976
1975
1973
1971
1966

Languages

  • Bengali
  • English

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Dr. Sau's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Sau

2.1

Based on 13 reviews

5 Stars
15.384615384615385%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
30.76923076923077%
(4)
1 Star
46.15384615384615%
(6)

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