Gregory Yves Lauwers, MD
Vice Chairman of Pathology
Director of Gastrointestinal Pathology
Dr. Lauwers is an internationally recognized expert in gastrointestinal pathology. He is an invited speaker at all major national and international pathology meetings.
- Department of Pathology
- Cancer Center
- Gastrointestinal Cancers
- Digestive Healthcare Center
- Barrett's Esophagus Treatment Center
- Clinical Interests
- Gastrointestinal (GI) pathology
- Frozen Section Pathology
- Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
- Medical Education
- MD, Faculte de Medicine Paris VII
- Residency, Lenox Hill Hospital
- Fellowship, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
- Board Certifications
- Anatomic Pathology, American Board of Pathology
- Foreign Languages
- Accepting New Patients
- Insurances Accepted
- Aetna Health Inc.
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
Cigna (PAL #'s)
Fallon Community HealthCare
Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
Humana/Choice Care PPO
Medicare - ACD
Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
OSW - Maine
OSW - New Hampshire
OSW - Rhode Island
OSW - Vermont
Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
Railroad Medicare - ACD
Senior Whole Health
Tufts Health Plan
United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
Dr. Lauwers's research has focused on oncologic surgical pathology of the gastrointestinal tract. Dr. Lauwers has published over 300 peer-reviewed articles, editorials, reviews, and book chapters, and he has been a regular invited speaker at all major national and international pathology meetings. Dr. Lauwers serves on the editorial boards of the American Journal of Surgical Pathology, the American Journal of Clinical Pathology, Modern Pathology, and Hepatogastroenterology, and he is Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. He is co-author of several textbooks and a co-editor of the 5th edition of Morson and Dawson's Textbook of Gastrointestinal Pathology (2013).
Dr. Lauwers's research focuses on clinicopathologic studies of the gastrointestinal tract and hepatic malignancies. Specific interests include the early diagnosis and biologic behavior of premalignant lesions, particularly in the stomach and esophagus (Barrett esophagus). He is affiliated with the Tucker Gosnell Center for Gastrointestinal Cancers at the
Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, and the Digestive Healthcare Center.
View my most recent publications at PubMed
- Li Y, Chang X, Zhou W, Xiao Y, Nakatsuka LN, Chen J, Lauwers GY. Gastric intestinal metaplasia with basal gland atypia: a morphological and biologic evaluation in a large Chinese cohort. Hum Pathol. 2013 Apr;44(4):578-90.
- Liang WY, Zhang WJ, Hsu CJ, Arnason T, Berger D, Hawkins AT, Sylla P, Lauwers GY. Retrospective evaluation of elastic stain in the assessment of serosal invasion of pt3n0 colorectal cancers. Am J Surg Pathol. 2013 Oct:37(10):1565-70.
- Kim JY, Kim WG, Jeon TY, Kim GH, Jeong EH, Kim DH, Park do Y,Lauwers GY. Lymph node metastasis in early gastric cancer: evaluation of a novel method for measuring submucosal invasion and development of a nodal predicting index. Hum Pathol. 2013 Dec; 44(12):2829-36.
- Ushiku T, Arnason T, Ban S, Hishima T, Shimizu M, Fukayama M,Lauwers GY. Very well differentiated gastric carcinoma mimicking intestinal metaplasia: Analysis of diagnostic criteria. Mod Pathol. 2013 Dec;37(12):1882-8.
- Ushiku T, Moran CJ, Lauwers GY. Focally enhanced gastritis in newly diagnosed pediatric inflammatory bowel disease. Am J Surg Pathol 2013 Dec;37(12):1882-8.
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