Virginia R. Litle, MD

Professor, Surgery

Virginia Litle
88 East Newton St., Collamore Building, C7380


VTE prevention
Barrett’s esophagus
Minimally invasive thoracic surgery
miRNA profiling
Surgical education


  • Brown University School of Medicine, MD
  • University of Vermont, BS


  • Published on 3/9/2018

    Gopal M, Skobodzinski AA, Sterbling HM, Rao SR, LaChapelle C, Suzuki K, Litle VR. Bronchoscopy Simulation Training as a Tool in Medical School Education. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar 09. PMID: 29530773.

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  • Published on 2/15/2018

    Litle VR. Management of Post-pneumonectomy Bronchopleural Fistula: A Roadmap for Rescue. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 15. PMID: 29454674.

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  • Published on 2/9/2018

    Muñoz-Largacha JA, Steiling KA, Kathuria H, Charlot M, Fitzgerald C, Suzuki K, Litle VR. Initial surgical experience following implementation of lung cancer screening at an urban safety net hospital. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Feb 09. PMID: 29534906.

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  • Published on 2/8/2018

    Litle VR. Imaging and scopes? It's bloody time for another branch in the decision tree. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 May; 155(5):2243-2244. PMID: 29482847.

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  • Published on 2/1/2018

    Sterbling HM, Rosen AK, Hachey KJ, Vellanki NS, Hewes PD, Rao SR, Pinjic E, Fernando HC, Litle VR. Caprini Risk Model Decreases Venous Thromboembolism Rates in Thoracic Surgery Cancer Patients. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Mar; 105(3):879-885. PMID: 29397103.

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  • Published on 1/1/2018

    Muñoz-Largacha JA, Slama J, Kalish J, Jalisi S, Litle VR, Suzuki K. Approach to resection of sternoclavicular tumor abutting the common carotid artery in irradiated field. J Thorac Dis. 2018 Jan; 10(1):E38-E41. PMID: 29600101.

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  • Published on 10/1/2017

    Narsule CK, Sridhar P, Nair D, Gupta A, Oommen RG, Ebright MI, Litle VR, Fernando HC. Percutaneous thermal ablation for stage IA non-small cell lung cancer: long-term follow-up. J Thorac Dis. 2017 Oct; 9(10):4039-4045. PMID: 29268414.

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  • Published on 9/15/2017

    Muñoz-Largacha JA, Litle VR. Endoscopic mucosal ablation and resection of Barrett's esophagus and related diseases. J Vis Surg. 2017; 3:128. PMID: 29078688.

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  • Published on 8/24/2017

    Litle VR. Endoscopic resection and the T category: Baby steps toward risk stratification. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Nov; 154(5):1785-1786. PMID: 28916218.

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  • Published on 7/20/2017

    Hon C, O'Hara CJ, Litle VR. Endotracheal hamartoma case report: Two contrasting clinical presentations of a rare entity. Int J Surg Case Rep. 2017; 38:98-101. PMID: 28755616.

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