Dr. Lawrence Tsao is a pathologist specializing in the diagnosis of diseases of the hematopoietic and lymphoid systems. Dr. Tsao is a graduate from SUNY Buffalo and SUNY Downstate. He completed his fellowship at the University of New Mexico and his residency at New York Presbyterian – Columbia University. Dr. Tsao is experienced in the medical and operational activities necessary for the delivery of laboratory services. As a laboratory leader, Dr. Tsao believes health care is best delivered in an integrated system where laboratory services play a major role. Prior to joining CareMount, Dr. Tsao held positions at Quest Diagnostics, Cleveland Clinic, University of New Mexico, and New York Presbyterian Hospital.
Undergraduate & Graduate
State University of New York at Buffalo: 1997
State University of New York at Downstate: 2001
American Society of Clinical Pathology
College of American Pathologists
Montanari F, O'Connor OA, Savage DG, Zain JM, Venkatraman S, McCormick EK, Crook MT, Tsao L, Sevilla DW, Bhagat G, Alobeid B. Bone marrow involvement in patients with posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorders: incidence and prognostic factors. Hum Pathol. 2010;41:1150-8.
Tsao L, Hsi ED. Hematopoietic Tumors of the Thyroid. In: Hunt J, editor. Molecular Pathology of Endocrine Disease. 1st ed. New York: Springer; 2010. 127-138.
Tsao L, Hsi ED, Lossos IS. Pathology and Pathogenesis of post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorders. In: Ruiz P, editor. Transplantation Pathology. 1st ed. New York: Cambridge University Press; 2009. 351-368.
Tsao L, Hsi ED. The Clinicopathologic Spectrum of Post-Transplant Lymphoproliferative Disorders. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2007; 131:1209-18.
Colovai AI, Tsao L, Wang S, Lin H, Wang C, Saki T, Fisher JG, Menes M, Bhagat G, Alobeid B, and Suciu-Foca N. Expression of ILT3 by neoplastic B cells is associated with lymph node involvement in chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Cytometry B Clin Cytom. 2007.
Monaco S, Tsao L, Murty VV, Nandula SV, Donovan V, Oesterheld J, Bhagat G, Alobeid B. Pediatric ALK+ anaplastic large cell lymphoma with t(3;8)(q26.2;q24) translocation and c-myc rearrangement terminating in a leukemic phase. Am J Hematol. 2007; 82: 59-64.
Alobeid B, Tsao L. Hematopathology. In: Lefkowitch JH, editor. Anatomic Pathology Board Review. 1st ed. Canada: Elsevier; 2006. 489-516.
Tsao L, Chu KE, Bhagat G, Alobeid B. Hairy cell leukemia after cardiac transplantation. Leuk Lymphoma. 2006; 47: 361-363.
Tsao L, Siegel D, Zeveloff S, Bhagat G, D’Agati VD, Markowitz GS. An Unusual Finding in the Renal Medulla. Am J of Kidney Dis. 2005; 46: 780-786.
Tsao L, Colovai AI, Jiang JG, Bhagat G, Alobeid B. Characterizing CD43 expression in haematogones using multicolor flow cytometry. Br J of Haematol. 2005; 128: 820-823.
Draoua HY, Tsao L, Mancini D, Addonizio L, Bhagat G, Alobeid B. T-cell post-transplantation lymphoproliferative disorders after cardiac transplantation: a single institutional experience. Br J Haematol. 2004; 127: 429-432.
Tsao L, Draoua HY, Osunkwo I, Nandula SV, Murty VV, Mansukhani M, Bhagat G, Alobeid B. Mature B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia with t(9;11) translocation: a distinct subset of B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Mod Pathol. 2004; 17: 832-839.
Tsao L, Draoua HY, Mansukhani M, Bhagat G, Alobeid B. EBV-associated, extranodal NK-cell lymphoma, nasal type of the breast, after heart transplantation. Mod Pathol. 2004; 17: 125-130.