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David N. Lewin, M.D. - Pathology Residency Program Director

David N. Lewin, M.D.
Voted Best 2013 - Best Doctors

Pathology Residency Program Director
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Office: Childrens Hospital Room 303-G
Phone: (843) 792-9198
Fax: (843) 792-8974


Gastrointestinal Pathology
Liver Pathology
Pancreatic Pathology
Surgical Pathology


B.A., 1987, University of California, Berkeley
M.D., 1991, University of California, Los Angeles
Pathology Residency: 1991-1995: University of California, Los Angeles
GI Pathology Fellowship: 1995: University of California, Los Angeles
Surgical Pathology Fellowship: 1996: University of Southern California


Pancreatic endoscopic ultrasound fine needle aspiration cytology
Dysplasia in ulcerative colitis
Dysplasia in Barrett esophagus


  1. Harris EI, Lewin DN, Wang HL, Lauwers GY, Srivastava A, Shyr Y, Shakhtour B, Revetta F, Washington MK. Lymphovascular invasion in colorectal cancer: an interobserver variability study. Am J Surg Pathol 32:1816-1821, 2008.
  2. Schnelldorfer T. Chavin KD. Lin A. Lewin DN. Baliga PK. Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor of the liver. J Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery. 14(4):421-3, 2007.
  3. Schnelldorfer T, Lewin DN, Adams DB. Operative management of chronic pancreatitis: longterm results in 372 patients. J Am Col Surg. 204(5):1039-45, 2007
  4. Karam LB, Disco D, Jackson SM, Lewin D, Mckie V, Baker RD, Baker SS, Laver JH, Nietert PJ, Abboud MR. Liver biopsy results in patients with sicle cell disease on chronic transfusions: Poor correlation with ferritin levels. Pediatr Blood Cancer 50(1):62-5, 2008
  5. Schnelldorfer T, Lewin DN, Adams DB. Long-term results after surgery for autoimmune sclerosing pancreatitis. J Gastrointest Surg. 11(1):56-8, 2007
  6. Schnelldorfer T, Mauldin PD, Lewin DN, Adams DB. Distal pancreatectomy for chronic pancreatitis: risk factors for postoperative pancreatic fistula. J Gastrointest Surg 2007;11:991-997.
  7. Chong AKH, Hawes RH, Hoffman BJ, Adams DB, Lewin DN, Romagnuolo J. Diagnostic performance of EUS for chronic pancreatitis: a comparison with histopathology. Gastrointest Endosc 2007;65:808-14.
  8. Chen Y, Zheng B, Robbins DH, Lewin DN, Mikhitariani K, Graham A, Rumpp L, Glenn T, Gillanders WE, Cole DJ, Lu X, Hoffman BJ, Mitas M. Accurate discrimination of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma and chronic pancreatitis using multi-marker expression data and samples obtained by minimally invasive fine needle aspiration. I J Cancer 2007;120:1511-1517.

Dr. Lewin's sons Jon and Zach

Jon and Zach

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