The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville



The Department of Pathology

Laurentia Nodit, MD

Associate Professor

Clinical Focus

Surgical Pathology, GI Pathology and Cytopathology

Education

Medical School
Universitatea de Medicina si Farmacie "Victor Babes" Timisoara, Romania; MD, September 1988 - September 1994

Residency
Pathology, University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama, July 2000 - June 2001
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, July 2001 - June 2004

Fellowship
Surgical Pathology/Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC, 2003
Cytopathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, 2005
Surgical Pathology/Gastrointestinal Pathology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, 2006

Certifications

American Board of Pathology, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 2004
American Board of Pathology, Cytopathology, 2005

Professional Affiliations

Rodger Haggitt Gastro-Intestinal Pathology Society, 2007-Present
United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, 2007-Present
College of American Pathologists, 2007-present

Current Publications

Shachner TR, Nodit L, Hubbard E, Van Meter S.
Improving ROSE: Discrepant touch preparation and histology findings in cytology of renal masses: A 10-year retrospective review. Diagnostic Cytopathology. 2019 Oct;47(10):999-1006. Epub 2019 Jun 13.

LePhong C, Hubbard EW, Van Meter S, Nodit L.
Squamous cell carcinoma in serous effusions: Avoiding pitfalls in this rare encounter. Diagnostic Cytopathology. 2017 Dec;45(12):1095-1099. Epub 2017 Oct 11.

Blue CT, Pospiech EA, Lewis JM, Nodit L.
Soft tissue malignancy due to long-standing foreign bodies after shotgun blast. The American Surgeon. 2017 Jul 1;83(7):261-263.

Nodit L, Johnson M, Gray KD, Grindstaff AD, Hubbard E.
Pancreatic lymphangioma: A diagnostic and treatment dilemma. The American Surgeon. 2017 Jul 1;83(7):255-257.

Pasciak AS, Nodit L, Bourgeois AC, Paxton BE, Coan PN, Clark CT, Tolbert MK, Adams JK, Arepally A, Bradley YC.
How sensitive is the upper gastrointestinal tract to Yttrium 90 radioembolization? A histologic and dosimetric analysis in a porcine model. Journal of Nuclear Medicine. 2016 Dec;57(12):1957-1963. Epub 2016 Jul 7.

Hubbard EW, Nodit L, Van Meter S.
Undifferentiated malignant neoplasm involving parotid and thyroid: Sampling and PAX8 cross-reactivity can obscure the diagnosis of lymphoma. Case Reports in Pathology. 2016 Dec;2016:3291549.

Pasciak AS, Bourgeois AC, Paxton BE, Nodit L, Coan PN, Kraitchman D, Stinnett SS, Patel VM, Fu Y, Adams JK, Tolbert MK, Lux CN, Arepally A, Bradley YC.
Bariatric radioembolization: A pilot study on technical feasibility and safety in a porcine model. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology. 2016 Oct;27(10):1509-17. Epub 2016 Aug 1.

Current Presentations

Baveja S, Heidel E, Turner JF, Nodit L. Lymph nodes in lung cancer patients with granulomatous disease: To be or not to be metastasis. Presented at American Thoracic Society International Conference; 2019 May 17-22; Dallas, TX.

Wong F, Branca P, Nodit L, Attia S. The case of the mistaken identity: A pulmonary hamartoma that was actually an amyloidoma. Presented at American Thoracic Society International Conference; 2019 May 17-22; Dallas, TX.

Cochrane K, Nodit L. Adenoid cystic carcinoma: Review of a rare primary lung neoplasm. Presented at Global Conference on Oncology and Radiology; 2019 May 27-28; Rome, Italy.

Shachner TR, Nodit L, Hubbard E, Van Meter S. Improving ROSE: Discrepant touch preparation and histology findings in cytology of renal masses: A 10 year retrospective review. Presented at United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology Annual Meeting; 2019 Mar 16-21; National Harbor, MD.

Patel PJ, Nodit L. Autoimmune pancreatitis diagnosis: The cytopathologist contribution. Presented at College of American Pathologists Annual Meeting; 2018 Oct 20-24; Chicago, IL.

Hamrick K, Nodit L, Gaston C, Jen S, Findeiss L. Diagnosis in biliary tissue sampling. How well do we do? Presented at Society of Interventional Radiology Annual Scientific Meeting; 2018 Mar 17-22; Los Angeles, CA.

Patel P, VanMeter SE, Goodman SA, Dao LN, Nodit L. An unusual soft tissue mass: Localized iatrogenic amyloidosis. Presented at College of American Pathologists, The Pathologists Meeting; 2017 Oct 8-11; National Harbor, MD.

Patel V, Pasciak A, Burgeois AC, Bradley YC, Heidel RE, Clark CT, Nodit L. Mapping analysis of ghrelin expression and spherules distribution in a porcine model post bariatric radioembolization. Presented at College of American Pathologists, The Pathologists Meeting; 2017 Oct 8-11; National Harbor, MD.

LePhong CD, Hubbard EW, Nodit L. Squamous cell carcinoma in serous effusions: A rare encounter with major pitfalls. Presented at United States & Canadian Academy of Pathology; 2017 Mar 4-10; San Antonio, TX.

Hussein R, Nodit L. New neck mass after esophagogastroduodenoscopy: An unusual presentation of metastatic anaplastic thyroid carcinoma. Presented at American College of Physicians Internal Medicine Meeting; 2017 Mar 30 - Apr 1; San Diego, CA.

Johnson M, Gray KD, Hubbard E, Grindstaff AD, Nodit L. Pancreatic lymphangioma: A diagnostic and treatment dilemma. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress; 2017 Feb 25-28; Nashville, TN.

Pospiech E, Blue CT, Lewis JM, Nodit L.. Soft tissue malignancy due to long standing foreign bodies after shotgun blast. Presented at Southeastern Surgical Congress; 2017 Feb 25-28; Nashville, TN.

Snyder DH, Nodit LN, Duncan LD. Implementation of cytotechnologist performed on-site adequacy assessment of thyroid fine-needle aspirations. Presented at The American Society of Cytopathology 64th Annual Scientific Meeting; 2016 Nov 4-7; New Orleans, LA.

Patel V, Pasciak AS, Bourgeois AC, Bradley YC, Nodit L. Histopathologic sequela of bariatric radioembolization for Ghrelin reduction and weight loss in a porcine model. Presented at College of American Pathologists, CAP16 The Pathologists' Meeting; 2016 Sep 25-28; Las Vegas, NV.

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