Augusto Podesta

Augusto Podesta, MD

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About Me

Augsuto Podesta, MD, is a board-certified pathologist and fellowship-trained surgical pathologist. He previously served as the Director of Surgical Pathology at Stamford Health.

Dr. Podesta specializes in the examination of tissue samples and has a long-standing interest in the science of the causes and effects of disease. He chose pathology as a specialty because he felt he could make a positive difference in the lives of his patients by correctly identifying the signs of a medical condition. He enjoys using his medical knowledge and years of experience to solve medical mysteries and help physicians arrive at the right diagnosis. He strives to provide the most accurate interpretation of lab results to support quality patient care and ensure each patient receives the most appropriate treatment.

During his free time, Dr. Podesta enjoys staying active and playing tennis, sailing and biking.

 

Languages

English and Spanish

Special Interests

  • Pulmonary Pathology
  • Liver Pathology
  • Gastrointestinal Pathology

Specialties

  • Anatomic-Clinical Pathology
  • Hematology

Credentials

Medical School

University of Buenos Aires, School of Medicine

Residency

Penrose Hospital
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center

Fellowship

Yale University School of Medicine

Published Work

Odom SR, Genua JC, Podesta A, Rubin HP Recurrence of a solitary fibrous tumor of the pleura: a case report.. Conn Med. 2004 Jun-Jul;68(6):367-70.

Bishop J, Brown E, Podesta A, Troy C, Dong XE.

Surgical management of calciphylaxis associated with primary hyperparathyroidism: a case report and review of the literature.

Int J Endocrinol. 2010;2010. pii: 823210. doi: 10.1155/2010/823210. Epub 2010 Aug 16.

Board Certifications

  • Anatomic Pathology - American Board of Pathology

Affiliations

  • Fellow, American College of Pathologists
  • International Academy of Pathology
  • Connecticut Society of Pathologists

Insurance Accepted

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