Volume 15 - Issue 9 - September 2007

  The June article, “Pathology vs. Dermatology: The Battle Heats Up,” here in Skin & Aging, got me thinking about pathologists and their organized effort to prohibit patients from paying dermatologists for pathology services.   Good Doctors, Bad Legislation I hold pathologists in high esteem, if not reverence, so it saddens me to watch great doctors promote legislation to limit whom patients can pay for pathology services. While such legislation may be good for pathologists, it is bad for patients.   Background Let’