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

Other Positions

  • Member, BU-BMC Cancer Center, Boston University


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


  • Published on 2/1/2021

    Litle VR. Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Evaluation: Patience Is a Virtue. Thorac Surg Clin. 2021 Feb; 31(1):ix. PMID: 33220776.

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  • Published on 11/10/2020

    Yambayev I, Sullivan TB, Suzuki K, Zhao Q, Higgins SE, Yilmaz OH, Litle VR, Moreira P, Servais EL, Stock CT, Quadri SM, Williamson C, Rieger-Christ KM, Burks EJ. Pulmonary Adenocarcinomas of Low Malignant Potential: Proposed Criteria to Expand the Spectrum Beyond Adenocarcinoma In Situ and Minimally Invasive Adenocarcinoma. Am J Surg Pathol. 2020 Nov 10. PMID: 33177339.

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  • Published on 10/30/2020

    Litle VR. Discussion. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Oct 30. PMID: 33139064.

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  • Published on 10/27/2020

    Suzuki K, Litle VR. Don't Anger the Host: New Etiquette in Standard Cancer Assessment? Ann Surg Oncol. 2020 Oct 27. PMID: 33108595.

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  • Published on 10/1/2020

    Reddy SB, Mizelle J, Sterbling HM, Lin B, Litle VR, Suzuki K. Type 2 diabetes is associated with failure of non-operative treatment for sternoclavicular joint infection. J Thorac Dis. 2020 Oct; 12(10):5468-5474. PMID: 33209380.

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  • Published on 10/1/2020

    Iskander KN, Litle VR. Commentary: Parental Leave Policies: Have We Come a Long Way, Baby? World J Surg. 2020 10; 44(10):3349-3350. PMID: 32613340.

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  • Published on 9/12/2020

    Litle VR. Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma: An Insidious Disease. Thorac Surg Clin. 2020 Nov; 30(4):ix. PMID: 33012436.

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  • Published on 9/1/2020

    de Geus SWL, Hirji S, Hachey KJ, Sachs TE, Suzuki K, Ng SC, Swanson S, Litle VR, D'Amico T, Tseng JF. Lymphadenectomy and Survival After Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation for Esophageal Adenocarcinoma: Is More Better? J Gastrointest Surg. 2020 Nov; 24(11):2447-2455. PMID: 32875442.

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  • Published on 8/1/2020

    Litle VR. Foreword. Thorac Surg Clin. 2020 Aug; 30(3):xi. PMID: 32593369.

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  • Published on 7/19/2020

    Litle VR. Commentary: Health equity and enhanced recovery protocols: Mind the gap. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jul 19. PMID: 32800367.

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