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Gregory Yves Lauwers, MD


Vice Chairman of Pathology

Director of Gastrointestinal Pathology

  • Phone: 617-724-0961
Department of Pathology


  • Cancer Center
  • Gastrointestinal Cancers
  • Digestive Healthcare Center
  • Barrett's Esophagus Treatment Center
Clinical Interests
Gastrointestinal (GI)
Fozen 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
Patient Age Group
Accepting New Patients


Professor of Pathology
Harvard Medical School

Dr. Lauwers research has focused on oncologic surgical pathology in the gastrointestinal tract. Dr. Lauwers has published over 300 peer-reviewed articles, editorials, reviews and book chapters and has been a regular invited speaker at all major national and international pathology meetings. He is also Adjunct Professor of Pathology at Saitama Medical University in Japan.  Dr Lauwers serves on the editorial boards of the American Journal of Surgical Pathology, American Journal of Clinical Pathology, as well as Modern Pathology and is Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. He is co-author of several text books and a co-editor of the upcoming 4th edition of the "Tumors of the Esophagus and Stomach" published by the AFIP, and co-editor of the 5th edition of Morson and Dawson's Textbook of Gastrointestinal Pathology (2013).


Updated 11/28/2012


Dr. Lauwers' 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).


View my most recent publications at PubMed

  1. Black-Schaffer WS, Floyd AD.  Selection of operating wavelength-pair for two-wavelength microspectrophotometry.  Am J Anat 1976; 146:455-60.  Erratum.  Am J Anat 1976; 147:265.
  2. Gonzalez-Crussi F, Black-Schaffer S.  Rhabdomyosarcoma of infancy and childhood.  Problems of morphologic classification.  Am J Surg Pathol 1979; 3:157-71.
  3. Sherman ME, Black-Schaffer S.  Diagnosis of thymoma by needle biopsy.  Acta Cytol 1990; 34:63-8.
  4. Pitman MB, Black-Schaffer WS, Sherman ME.  The diagnosis of adenoid cystic carcinoma in respiratory material.  American Society of Clinical Pathologists Check Sample Program in Cytopathology 1991; 19:1-3.
  5. Pitman MB, Sherman ME, Black-Schaffer WS.  The utility of fine-needle aspiration in the diagnosis of metastatic pulmonary adenoid cystic carcinoma.  Otolaryngology:  Head and Neck Surgery 1991; 104:441-7.

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