Leana A. Guerin, MD


Co-director, GI Pathology for Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center
Associate Director, Residency Program
Director, M4 Surgical Pathology Clerkship
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pathology  - Anatomic Pathology

Contact Information

Primary Office: 5232 Roy Carver Pavilion
Iowa City, IA 52242
Primary Office Phone: 319-356-4432



BA, Sociology, University of Iowa
MD, University of Iowa
MME, Medical Education, University of Iowa

Externship, Pathology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Fellowship, Surgical Pathology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Residency, Pathology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

Licensure and Certifications

State of Iowa Medical License, Iowa Board of Medicine
Anatomic Pathology, American Board of Pathology

Research Summary

Interests: General surgical pathology with a special interest in GI and liver pathology.

Selected Publications

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Abut Rajab M, Guerin L, Lee P, Brown K.  Iron overload secondary to cirrhosis: a mimic of hereditary haemochromatosis?.  Histopathology.  2014 October. 65(4):561-9.

Cherfane C, Lee P, Guerin L, Brown K.  A late presentation of a fata disease: juvenile hemochromatosis.  Case Rep Med.  2013. 2013:875093.

Stumphy J, Al-Zubeidi D, Guerin L, Mitros F, Rahhal R.  Observations on use of montelukast in pediatric eosinophilic esophagitis: insights for the future.  Diseases of the esophagus: official journal of the International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus / I.S.D.E.  2011 May. 24(4):229-34.

El Abiad R, Guerin L, Jensen C, Gerke H.  Prospective Comparison of Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Fine-Needle Aspiration Processed As Cell-Block Using High Suction Versus Regular Suction.  Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.  2009 April. 69(5):AB331.

Guerin L, Hoffman H, Zimmerman M, Robinson R.  Decreased FHIT (fragile histidine triad gene) protein expression is associated with worse prognosis in oral squamous carcinoma.  Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine.  2006 February. 130(2):158-64.

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