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David F. Fretzin

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US dermatologist and pathologist.

Biography of David F. Fretzin

David F. Fretzin has been affiliated with The University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Pathology, College og medicine (Professor of Clinical Pathology and Dermatology) and Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center, Chicago.

David F. Fretzin got his BS from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1956 and obtained his MD from the University of Iowa in 1960. His residency training was at the Michael Reese Hospital & Medical Center 1960-1961, Department of Internal Medicine, Hines VA Medical Center 1963-1964, and Department of Dermatology, University of Illinois at Chicago 1964-1967. He was an Osborne Fellow, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology 1967-1968

Fretzin's clinical focus has been clinico-pathologic correlations in dematopathology.

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