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Dermatopathology | Female

PURNIMA SAU MD 8630 Fenton St Ste 906, Silver Spring, MD 20910 Get Directions
(301) 565-3699

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Dr. Sau specializes in Dermatopathology and practices in Silver Spring, MD. She practices at 1 location.

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1.9
based on 11 total surveys
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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    Specialties

    • Dermatopathology

    Board Certifications

    Why It Matters: Dr. Sau's Board Certifications

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    • Anatomic & Clinical Pathology
    • Dermatology
    • Dermatopathology

    Conditions Treated

    • Actinic Keratosis
    • Allergic Reaction
    • Athlete's Foot
    • Basal Cell Carcinoma
    • Benign Tumor
    • Birthmark
    • Boil
    • Cancer
    • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
    • Dermatitis
    • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
    • Dry Skin
    • Folliculitis
    • Foot Conditions
    • Fungal Nail Infection
    • Genital Warts
    • Hives
    • Keloid Scar
    • Leg and Foot Ulcers
    • Melanoma
    • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
    • Psoriasis
    • Rash
    • Ringworm
    • Seborrheic Dermatitis
    • Seborrheic Keratosis
    • Second-Degree Burns
    • Skin Cancer
    • Skin Discoloration
    • Skin Infections
    • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
    • Varicose Veins
    • Warts

    Procedures Performed

    • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
    • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
    • Excision of Skin Cancer
    • Excision of Skin Lesion
    • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
    • Shaving of Skin Lesion
    • Skin Tag Removal

    Background Check

    • 0
      Malpractice Claims

      No malpractice history found for Maryland.

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    • 0
      Sanctions

      No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    • 0
      Board Actions

      No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    Education

    • Medical School
      Calcutta Natl Med Inst

      Graduated in 1966

    • Internship Hospital
      St Francis Medical Center
    • Residency Hospital
      Baltimore Sinai Hosp

      Completed in 1971

      Boston Hosp Women

      Completed in 1976

      Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center
      Kings County Hospital Center

      Completed in 1973

      Mallory Inst Path/Boston Ci

      Completed in 1975

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Res-Walter Reed Amc

      Completed in 1988

    Awards & Recognition

    • Awards & Honors
      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    • Media & Publications

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Bengali

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    Dr. Sau's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in Dermatopathology
    • Board certified in Anatomic & Clinical Pathology, Dermatology and Dermatopathology
    • No malpractice claims found
    • No sanctions found
    • No board actions found
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    Dr. Sau's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes

    Experience with Dr. Sau

    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients