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Leslie A. Litzky, MD

Degree and Institution

MD, George Washington University School of Medicine

Faculty Title

Associate Professor, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Administrative Title

Director, Medical Pathology
Subspecialty Director, Thoracic Pathology, Section of Surgical Pathology


Clinical Expertise

Thoracic neoplasms, with special expertise in diagnosis of malignant mesothelioma and unusual primary lung neoplasms.

Research Expertise

Gene therapy for malignant mesothelioma and advanced stage lung carcinoma.

Other Affiliations
Section Editor, Pulmonary Pathology, Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Abstract Review Committee, College of American Pathologists
Pennsylvania Medical Society, On-Line Advisory Panel
Pulmonary Pathology Society
Pennsylvania Thoracic Society
American Thoracic Society
Philadelphia Pathology Society
American Society of Clinical Pathologists
United States/Canadian Academy of Pathology

Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Anatomic Pathology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Surgical Pathology, The George Washington University Medical Center

Board Certifications
Anatomic Pathology

Honors and Award

2007 - The Peter C. Nowell Teaching Award of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
2005 - The James E. Wheeler, MD Award of Excellence in Anatomic Pathology Resident Teaching
1999 - The Leonard Berwick Memorial Teaching Award for 1998-1999
1996 - PHILADELPHIA Magazine's "Top Docs"
1992 - Commendation for Outstanding Teaching, Class of 1995, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
1991-92 - American Cancer Society Clinical Oncology Fellowship
1987 - Howard Kane-A.F.A. Kin gObstetrical Soceity Award, George Washington School of Medicine
1987 - American Medical Women's Association Scholarship Achievement Citation, George Washington School of Medicine
1987 - Alpha Omega Alpha, George Washington School of Medicine


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Contact Information

Leslie Litzky

Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
6 Founders Building
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
Philadephia, PA 19104

Office Phone: 215-662-3215

Michele Baylock
Office Phone: 215-662-3215
Appointment Phone: 1-800-789-PENN (7366)