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Lysandra Voltaggio, M.D.

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Associate Professor of Pathology


Languages: English, Spanish

Expertise: Anatomic Pathology, Cytopathology, Pathology

Research Interests: Cardiovascular diseases, particularly ischemia-reperfusion injury


The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance)

1800 Orleans St.
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-955-3580

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224 map
Phone: 410-955-3580


Dr. Lysandra Voltaggio is an assistant professor of pathology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She specializes in anatomic pathology, with particular emphasis on the pathology of the liver and gastrointestinal system.

Dr. Voltaggio received her M.D. from the University of Puerto Rico in 2003. She conducted a residency in anatomic and clinical pathology at the Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and completed fellowships in surgical pathology and cytopathology at The George Washington University Hospital in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Voltaggio has authored or co-authored several peer-reviewed publications and is certified by the American Board of Pathology in cytopathology and anatomic pathology. more


  • Associate Professor of Pathology



  • MD, University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine (2003)


  • Thomas Jefferson University / Pathology (2007)


  • George Washington University School of Medicine - GME / Cytopathology (2008)
  • George Washington University School of Medicine - GME (2009)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Voltaggio L, Montgomery EA. "Gastric Mesenchymal Lesions Other Than Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor." Diagnostic Histopathology. 2014. June; 20(6): 228-238

Voltaggio L, Montgomery EA, Ali MA, Singhi AD, Arnold C. "Sex, Lies, and Gastrointestinal Tract Biopsies: A Review of Selected Sexually Transmitted Proctocolitides." Advances in Anatomic Pathology. 2014. March; 21(2): 83-93

Arnold CA, Montgomery EA, Voltaggio L. "Syphilitic and Lymphogranuloma Venereum (LGV) Proctocolitis: Clues to a Frequently Missed Diagnosis." Am J Surg Pathol. 2013 Jan;37(1):38-46

Ali A, Lam-Himlin D, Voltaggio L. "Eosinophilic Esophagitis Clinical, Endoscopic, and Histopathologic Review." Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 2012 Dec;76(6):1224-37

Voltaggio L, Murray R, Lasota J, Miettinen M. "Gastric Shwannoma: A Clinicopathologic Study of 51 Cases and Review of the Literature." Human Pathology. 2011 Nov 30. Epub ahead of print

Activities & Honors


  • Golden Apple Teaching Award, Residents: George Washington University, 2013
  • 2015 Second most important publication between 2015-2016 on Lymphogranuloma venereum, International Union Against Sexually Transmitted Infections-Europe, 2015

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