Marie Y. Lithgow, MD

Assistant Professor, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine



Dr. Marie Y. Lithgow MD is a female pathologist in Boston, MA with over 12 years of experience. Dr. Lithgow is affiliated with Boston VA Healthcare System in Boston. Dr. Lithgow graduated from University of California San Diego School of Medicine in 2007.

Other Positions

  • VA Boston Healthcare System


  • University of California, San Diego, MD
  • University of California, Berkeley, BA


  • Published on 3/23/2022

    Liebman DL, Tam EK, Lithgow MY, Kane JE, Fischbein NJ, Lefebvre DR, Chwalisz BK, Gaier ED. Optic Perineuritis Associated With Cryptococcal Meningitis Presenting With a "Hot Orbit" in a Patient With Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia. J Neuroophthalmol. 2022 Jun 01; 42(2):272-277. PMID: 35421041.

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  • Published on 3/18/2021

    Chandler JB, Colunga M, Celli R, Lithgow MY, Baldassarri RJ. Applicability of the Paris System for veterans: high rates of undiagnosed low-grade urothelial neoplasia. J Am Soc Cytopathol. 2021 Jul-Aug; 10(4):357-365. PMID: 33849782.

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  • Published on 5/1/2020

    Rana A, Lowe A, Lithgow M, Horback K, Janovitz T, Da Silva A, Tsai H, Shanmugam V, Bayat A, Shah P. Use of Deep Learning to Develop and Analyze Computational Hematoxylin and Eosin Staining of Prostate Core Biopsy Images for Tumor Diagnosis. JAMA Netw Open. 2020 05 01; 3(5):e205111. PMID: 32432709.

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  • Published on 10/26/2016

    Lee PJ, Owens CL, Lithgow MY, Jiang Z, Fischer AH. Causes of false-negative for high-grade urothelial carcinoma in urine cytology. Diagn Cytopathol. 2016 Dec; 44(12):994-999. PMID: 27781412.

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  • Published on 11/23/2014

    Laskiewicz L, Mirzabeigi M, Faquin W, Lithgow M. Cytologic features of sebaceous epithelial-myoepithelial carcinoma of the salivary gland: a brief report of a rare variant. Diagn Cytopathol. 2015 Aug; 43(8):676-9. PMID: 25417919.

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  • Published on 10/2/2014

    Walavalkar V, Patwardhan RV, Owens CL, Lithgow M, Wang X, Akalin A, Nompleggi DJ, Zivny J, Wassef W, Marshall C, Levey J, Walter O, Fischer AH. Utility of liquid-based cytologic examination of distal esophageal brushings in the management of Barrett esophagus: a prospective study of 45 cases. J Am Soc Cytopathol. 2015 May - Jun; 4(3):113-121. PMID: 31051691.

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  • Published on 2/18/2014

    Sioshansi S, Rava PS, Karam AR, Lithgow M, Ding L, Xing W, FitzGerald TJ. Diaphragm injury after liver stereotactic body radiation therapy. Pract Radiat Oncol. 2014 Nov-Dec; 4(6):e227-30. PMID: 25407873.

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  • Published on 11/20/2013

    Tse HT, Gossett DR, Moon YS, Masaeli M, Sohsman M, Ying Y, Mislick K, Adams RP, Rao J, Di Carlo D. Quantitative diagnosis of malignant pleural effusions by single-cell mechanophenotyping. Sci Transl Med. 2013 Nov 20; 5(212):212ra163. PMID: 24259051.

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  • Published on 12/1/2010

    Sohsman M, Yang HM, Cassarino DS. Sinonasal undifferentiated carcinoma metastatic to the skin. J Cutan Pathol. 2010 Dec; 37(12):1241-4. PMID: 19682175.

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  • Published on 2/27/2004

    Louie LG, Hartogensis WE, Jackman RP, Schultz KA, Zijenah LS, Yiu CH, Nguyen VD, Sohsman MY, Katzenstein DK, Mason PR. Mycobacterium tuberculosis/HIV-1 coinfection and disease: role of human leukocyte antigen variation. J Infect Dis. 2004 Mar 15; 189(6):1084-90. PMID: 14999612.

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