What podiatrists need to know about dermatopathologists


Q&A with two Bako Diagnostics dermatopathologists: Kim Whisenant, M.D., and Carolina Montes, M.D. on partnering with podiatrists Q. What is the importance of podiatrists being familiar with pathology, specifically dermatopathology? A. Dr. Montes: The skin is the largest organ of the body, and many medical specialties, including podiatry, come in contact with disorders of the skin. Lesions that appear on the skin, including the foot, can also be a manifestation of internal systemic disease. Consequently, it’s important for clinicians to be familiar with both inflammatory and neoplastic processes of [...]