Giovanni D. Lorusso, MD

Associate Professor of Pathology

1901 Perdido Street
Department of Pathology,  Box P5-1
New Orleans, LA 70112
glorus@lsuhsc.edu

Degrees

B.S. Science, University of New Orleans,
Magna cum laude, Valedictorian

 

M.D. Louisiana State University
School of Medicine, New Orleans

 

 

Board Certifications:

 

American Board of Pathology
Anatomic Pathology
November 1994

 

American Board of Pathology
Clinical Pathology
November 1994
  

American Board of Pathology
Cytopathology
July 1996

Bio

Dr. Giovanni Lorusso is a native New Orleanean who attended the University of New Orleans and Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans.  He has been involved in medical education throughout his career at the student and resident level.  He has developed multimedia learning aids including videos and virtual slides.  Interests include digital imaging for multidisciplinary teaching conferences and telepathology applications.

 

Clinical Interests

Medical education
Resident education
Surgical Pathology
Cytopathology
Fine needle aspiration
Digital Imaging / Virtual Slides
Telepathology
Laboratory Administration

 

Selected Publications

Boudreaux, J.M., Colon, M.A., Lorusso, GD, Parro, E.A. and Pelias, M.Z. Baller-Gerold Syndrome: An 11th Case of Craniosynostosis and Radial Aplasia. American Journal of Medical Genetics. 37:447-450, 1990.

Lorusso, GD, Hoffmann EO, Flores TR, Rigney JA. A Microwave Method for Stat Processing Transplant Biopsies for High Resolution Light Microscopy.   Modern Pathology Vol 8 #1:160A, January 1995 Abstract #937

Lorusso, GD, Crapanzano J. Bronchial Biopsies and Bronchial Cytology are Complementary. Modern Pathology Volume 9 #1:35A January 1996 Abstract #189

Lorusso, GD, Hoffmann EO, Rodriguez, FH. Subcellular Details in Transplanted Organs are Visible by High Resolution Light Microscopy. Pathology International Volume 46, Supplement 1, pg 1996 Abstract #718

Hoffmann EO, Rodriguez FH, Lorusso, GD. A Catalog of Morphologic Patterns in the Glomerulopathies. Pathology International Volume 46, Supplement 1, pg 1996 Abstract #715

Rodriguez H, Hoffmann EO, Lorusso, GD. Practice Guidelines for Renal Biopsies, a Proposed Checklist Format. Pathology International Volume 46, Supplement 1, pg 1996 Abstract #728

E.O. Hoffmann., F. H. Rodriguez Jr , G. D. Lorusso, Working formulation: A check list to grade and stage kidney transplant biopsies. Web publication. Fourth Banff Conference on Allograft Pathology, March 07 - 12, 1997 Banff Springs Hotel, Banff, Alberta, Canada http://cnserver0.nkf.med.ualberta.ca/misc/Aoi/000i011c.htm Item 14, 1997.
Direct URL: http://cnserver0.nkf.med.ualberta.ca/misc/Aoi/A414.htm

STAT High Resolution Light Microscopy for Transplant Renal Biopsies. Teresa R. Flores, Ernesto O. Hoffmann, MD, Giovanni D. Lorusso, Marisa Velasquez. Web publication. Fourth Banff Conference on Allograft Pathology, March 07 - 12, 1997 Banff Springs Hotel, Banff, Alberta, Canada http://cnserver0.nkf.med.ualberta.ca/misc/Aoi/000i011c.htm Item 15, 1997.
Direct URL: http://cnserver0.nkf.med.ualberta.ca/misc/Aoi/A415.htm

Sarwar SF, Lorusso GD. Diffuse Endometrial Granulomatosis. American Journal of Clinical Pathology. 2003;120:432.

Sarwar SF, Lorusso GD, Sarma DP. Prostatic Epithelial Polyp Diagnosed in a Bladder Wash. Diagnostic Cytopathology. 2003;29:356-357.

Lorusso GD. Creating Compatible Electronic Exam Questions: Ensure that what you see is what you get. Medical Education Online [Serial Online ISSN: 1087-2981]. December, 2003.
Available at: http://www.med-ed-online.org/index.html
Direct URL: http://www.med-ed-online.org/resources/CompatibleElectronicExamQuestions.pdf

Lorusso GD, Sarwar SF, Sarma DP, Restrepo S, Palacios E. Synchronous adrenal cortical carcinoma in a patient with lung cancer. The Journal of the Louisiana State Medical Society 2004;156(1):37-39.

Lorusso GD, Sarma DP, Fazekas-May M, Roth J, Sarwar SF. Collision tumor of apocrine carcinoma and squamous carcinoma occurring in the ear. American Journal of Otolaryngology 2004 25(3):219-224.

Hughes AD, Lorusso GD, Greer DL. The “Double-Layer Tape Prep”: An improvement to a standard technique. (Accepted for Publication in The Journal of Medical Microbiology)

Lorusso GD. Dealing with faculty resistance to electronic learning. Pathology Education. 2003 27(1):16-17.

 

Multimedia:

Preparing for your Fecal Occult Blood Sample. Department of Veterans’ Affairs patient instructional video, narrator. 

Educational Digital  (Virtual) Slide sets for Pathology Education.

 

Papers Presented and Abstracts: 

"A Microwave Method for Stat Processing Transplant Biopsies for High Resolution Light Microscopy" (G.D.Lorusso: Presented at the International Academy of Pathology (IAP) General Meeting, March 15, 1995, Toronto, Canada) 

"Patologia de Transplante a Nivel Subcelular en 3 Horas" (T.R.Flores, E.O.Hoffmann, & G.D.Lorusso: Presented by T.R. Flores: XX Congreso Latinoamericano de Pathologicia, Sept 27-October 1, 1995, Santiago, Chile) 

"Bronchial Biopsies and Bronchial Cytology are Complementary"   (G.D.Lorusso, J.Crapanzano: Presented at the IAP General Meeting, March 26, 1996, Washington, D.C.) 

"Subcellular Details in Transplanted Organs are Visible by High Resolution Light Microscopy" (G.D.Lorusso, E.O. Hoffmann, F.H. Rodriguez: Presented at the IAP World Congress, October 23, 1996, Budapest, Hungary) 

"A Catalog of Morphologic Patterns in the Glomerulopathies" (E.O. Hoffmann, F.H. Rodriguez, G.D.Lorusso: Presented at the IAP World Congress, October 23, 1996, Budapest, Hungary) 

"Practice Guidelines for Renal Biopsies, a Proposed Checklist Format" (F.H. Rodriguez, E.O. Hoffmann,   G.D.Lorusso: Presented at the IAP World Congress, October 23, 1996, Budapest, Hungary) 

“Rapid High Resolution Light Microscopy in Transplant Pathology” (E.O. Hoffmann, G.D.Lorusso, F.H. Rodriguez, T. Flores: Presented at the Fourth Banff Conference on Allograft Pathology, 1997) 

Sinonasal Hemangiopericytoma Palacios. E, Restrepo CS, Rojas, Robertson, Lorusso GD American Society of Neuroradiology April 25 - May 2, 2003, Washington DC. 

“Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Image Findings in Sinonasal Hemangiopericytoma.” Palacios E, Restrepo CS, Lorusso GD, Bermudez S, Kaplan J. Presented at the American Roentgen Ray Society, May 4-9, 2003, San Diego. 

Sinonasal Hemangiopericytoma. Palacios E, Restrepo CS, Rojas, Robertson, Lorusso GD Sociedad Iberolatino Americana de Neuroradiologicia (SILAN) June 23-27, Estoril, Portugal. 

“Primary Sarcomas of the Kidney: Imaging Characteristics and Pathological Correlation” Billingsley ED, Restrepo S, Lorusso GD, Reina R, Gordillo H. Abstract #102974 Presented at the Radiological Society of North America annual meeting, Chicago, Dec 1-6 2003.