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Virginia A. LiVolsi, MD

Degree and Institution

MD, Columbia University-College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1969

Faculty Title

Professor, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Administrative Title

Head Cooperative Human Tissue Network Eastern Division

Abramson Cancer Center Title



Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Clinical Expertise

Endocrine neoplasms, especially thyroid cancer; gynecologic cancer.

Research Expertise

Tumor markers; growth factors; receptors and oncogenes in thyroid neoplasms and their prognostic implications.

Cancer Programs
Jordan Center for Gynecologic Cancers
» Pathology

Center for Head and Neck Cancer
» Pathology

Pathology, Columbia University-College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1974

Surgical Pathology, Columbia University

Board Certifications
Anatomic Pathology

Honors and Award

Medal of Honor, University of Tokyo
Mostofi award of US Canadian Academy of Pathology


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Contact Information

Virginia A. LiVolsi, MD

3400 Spruce Street
Room Founders 6039
Philadelphia PA 19104

Office Phone: 215662-6544
Fax: 2153495910

Cindy Carter
Office Phone: 215 6626545
Appointment Phone: 215 6626545
Fax: 2153495910

I am a surgical pathologist with interest in endocrine tumors especially thyroid neoplasms.  I study these clinically and examine them for clues to molecular mechanisms of their development which may help in diagnosing them and in predicting prognosis.