Audrey J. Lazenby, M.D.

Department Activities
Director, Anatomic Pathology

Gastrointestinal Pathology, General Surgical Pathology

My research interests in gastrointestinal pathology include collagenous and lymphocytic colitis, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, infectious diseases of the GI tract, and other non-neoplastic GI disorders. Fatty liver disease, associated with obesity, is also a focus.

Education and Training
B.S., Magna Cum Laude, Davidson College, Davidson, NC, 1978
M.D., The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, 1982
Residency, Anatomic Pathology, Washington University, School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, 1982-1985
Fellowship, Surgical Pathology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 1985-1986
Fellowship, Gastrointestinal Pathology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, 1986-1988

Teaching Activities
Medical Students: Lectures and laboratories on esophageal pathology, stomach pathology, non-neoplastic small and large bowel pathology, colon carcinoma
Resident Education:  Gastrointestinal pathology, general surgical pathology
Practicing Pathologists' Education (National):  Lecturer at GI Pathology Society sessions of USCAP and International Association of Pathologists (IAP).  Invited speaker at regional CME courses throughout the country, short course instructor (USCAP), evening specialty conference instructor (USCAP)

National Activities
The United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP):  Abstract Review Board 1996-2000, 2002, Platform Moderator, Education Committee 2005-2009
Gastrointestinal Pathology Society: Chairman Training Committee 1992-1995, Secretary Treasurer 1996-1998, Vice-President 1999, President 2000
American Gastroenterologic Association
NCCN Colorectal Cancer Screening Committee, 2008-Present

Notable Publications
Lui X, Wilcox CM, Nodit L, Lazenby AJ.  Multiple gastrointestinal stromal tumors and lipomatosis.  Arch Pathol Lab Med, 132:1825-1829, 2008.

Wei S, Carroll W, Lazenby A, Bell W, Lopez R, Said-Al-Naief N. Sinonasal teratocarcinosarcoma: report of a case with review of literature and treatment outcome. Ann Diagn Pathol, 12(6): 415-425, 2008.

Offerhaus GJ, Schipper ME, Lazenby AJ, Montgomery E, Morsink FH, Bende RJ, Musler AR, van Lier RA, van Noesel CJ.  Graft-versus-host-like disease complicating thymoma: lack of AIRE expression as a cause of nonhereditary autoimmunity?  Immunol Lett., 132(11):1825-9, 2007.

Holman WL, Diethelm L, Lazenby AJ, Winokur TS, Lyerly RT 3rd, Cerfolio RJ.  Surgical management of a giant thoracic angiomyolipoma.  Ann Thorac Surg, 83(6):2201-3, 2007.

Liu X, Lazenby AJ, Clements RH, Jhala N, Abrams GS.  Resolution of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis after gastric bypass surgery.  Obes Surg, 17(4):486-92, 2007.

Arun J, Jhala N, Lazenby AJ, Clements R, Abrams GA. Influence of liver biopsy heterogeneity and diagnosis of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis in subjects undergoing gastric bypass.  Obes Surg, 17(2):155-61, 2007.

Maheshwari A, Smythies LE, Wu X, Novak L, Clements R, Eckhoff D, Lazenby AJ, Britt WJ, Smith PD. Cytomegalovirus blocks intestinal stroma-induced down-regulation of macrophage HIV-1 infection. Leukoc Biol 80:1111-1117, 2006.

Lui X, Lazenby AJ, Siegel GP. Signal transduction cross-talk during colorectal tumorigenesis, Adv Ant Pathol, 13:270-274, 2006.

Thompson B, Salzman D, Lazenby AJ, Wilcox CM. Prospective endoscopic evaluation of graft versus host disease: determination of the best diagnostic approach. Bone Marrow Transplantation, 38:371-376, 2006.

Robert ME, Washington MK, Lee JF, Goldenring JR, Bronner MP, Goldblum JR, Greenson JK, Haber MM, Hart JA, Lamps LW, Lauwers GY, Lewin D, Lazenby AJ, Montgomery E, Crawford JM. Immunohistochemistry does not distinguish between indefinite, low- or high-grade dysplasia in Barrett Esophagus. Am J Clin Pathol, 124:519-527, 2005.

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Audrey J. Lazenby, M.D.
Audrey J. Lazenby, M.D.

Email Address

Mailing Address
983135 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-3135

Office Location
MSB 3516

Phone Numbers
Office: 402-559-4901