Dr. Denise Defrias MD Pathologist

Dr. Denise Defrias is a pathologist in Chicago, Illinois and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Northwestern Medical Center and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. She received her medical degree from Federal University of Pernambuco Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 37 years. She is one of 23 doctors at Northwestern Medical Center and one of 55 at Northwestern Memorial Hospital who specialize in Pathology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pathologist: Cytopathology

Education & Medical Training

McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
Residency, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 1974–1976

Mercy Hospital & Medical Center
Residency, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 1971–1971

Mercy Hospital & Medical Center
Residency, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 1973–1973

Federal University of Pernambuco Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1959

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pathology
Certified in Anatomic Pathology

American Board of Pathology
Certified in Cytopathology

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2011

Publications & Presentations

Fine-needle aspiration cytomorphology of sebaceous lymphadenoma of the salivary gland.
Vande Haar, M. A.,Defrias, D.,Lin, X.

Cytomorphology of intraductal oncocytic papillary neoplasm of the liver.
Jurczyk, M. F.,Zhu, B.,Villa, C.,Defrias, D.,Lin, X.

Cytomorphology of intraductal oncocytic papillary neoplasm of the liver.
Jurczyk, M. F.,Zhu, B.,Villa, C.,Defrias, D.,Lin, X.

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