Associate Pathologist, Massachusetts General Hospital, Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School, Director, MGH Cytopathology Fellowship Program
Dr. Brachtel received her MD degree from the University of Hamburg Medical School, Hamburg, Germany. After her doctoral thesis under the supervision of Professor Paul Racz at the Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine, she worked as a house officer in England in internal medicine and surgery, before entering a residency in anatomic pathology at the University Hospital Eppendorf, Hamburg. She did a postdoctoral fellowship at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology and Walter Reed Army Institute of Research in Washington, D.C. before completing residency in anatomic pathology at the Massachusetts General Hospital, followed by a fellowship in cytopathology. Her areas of expertise are breast pathology and cytopathology, with a special interest in breast cytology, molecular diagnostics and digital imaging.
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