Leonidas Arvanitis

Leonidas Arvanitis, M.D.

  • Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Pathology
  • Neuropathologist

Leonidas Arvanitis, M.D.

Clinical Specialties
  • Neuropathology
Other Languages Spoken
  • Greek
  • 2017-present, Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Pathology, City of Hope, Duarte, CA
  • 2014-2017, Assistant Professor of Pathology, Director of Neuropathology and Autopsy Service, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL


City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1500 East Duarte Road, Duarte, CA, 91010

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Phone :  626-256-4673


  • 2005, M.D., University of Thessaly, School of Medicine, Larissa, Greece


  • 2012-2014, Clinical Fellow in Neuropathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
  • 2005-2008, Pathology, University of Thessaly, School of Medicine, Larissa, Greece


  • 2008-2012, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
  • Anatomical and Clinical Pathology, American Board of Pathology, valid through 12/2022
  • Neuropathology, American Board of Pathology, valid through 12/2024
  • Morales FS, Wright RB, Novo JE, Arvanitis LD, Stefoski D, Koralnik IJ. Glioblastoma in natalizumab-treated multiple sclerosis patients. Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology (2017). Accepted.
  • Eddelman D, Byrne R, Arvanitis LD. Inflammatory effusion of the temporomandibular joint with intracranial extension into the middle fossa: Case report and literature review. Interdisciplinary Neurosurgery: Advanced Techniques and Case Management 9 (2017) 61–63.
  • Kochanski RB, Byrne N, Arvanitis L, Bhabad S, Byrne RW. A rare intracranial tumor consisting of malignant anaplastic and papillary meningioma subtypes. Surgical Neurology International. 2016;7:21. DOI:10.4103/2152-7806.176674.
  • Murro D, Novo J, Arvanitis L. Asymptomatic Diffuse “Encephalitic” Cerebral Toxoplasmosis In A Patient With Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. J Clin Neurosci. 2016.
  • Tan LA, Syed S, Arvanitis LD, Munoz LF. Calcifying pseudoneoplasm of the superior medullary velum: An unusual location for a rare lesion. Neurol India 2016;64:185-6.
  • Kerolus MG, Kellog RG, Novo J, Arvanitis LD, Byrne RW. Pigmented ganglioglioma in a patient with chronic epilepsy and cortical dysplasia. J Clin Neurosci. 2015 Sep 29. pii: S0967-5868(15)00420-8.
  • Tan LA, Kasliwal MK, Wewel J, Harbhajanka A, Arvanitis L, Moftakhar R. Neurosarcoidosis mimicking bilateral posterior fossa tentorial meningiomas. J Neurooncol. 2015 Nov;125(2):435-6.
  • Tan LA, Kasliwal MK, Harbhajanka A, Kellogg RG, Arvanitis LD, Munoz LF. Hyperdense suprasellar mass: An unusual radiological presentation of intracranial dermoid cyst. J Clin Neurosci. 2015;22(7):1208-10.
  • Tan LA, Kasliwal MK, Arvanitis LD, Byrne RW. Enlarging scalp mass. J Neurooncol. 2015 Apr;122(2):419-20.
  • Hughes MA, Delfyett W, Gardner P, Arvanitis L, Rath T. Hemorrhagic chondrosarcoma in a patient with Ollier disease: Case report and literature review. Radiol Case Rep. 2015 Dec 7;9(1):e00031.
  • Stemm M, Loew J, Nag S, Arvanitis LD. A 31 Year Old Woman with a Destructive Clival Mass. Brain Pathology 24 (2014) 545–546.
  • Murro D, Alsadi A, Nag S, Arvanitis L, Gattuso P. (2014), Cytologic features of the normal pineal gland on squash preparations. Diagn. Cytopathol., 42: 939–943.
  • Lamzabi I, Arvanitis LD, Reddy VB, Bitterman P, Gattuso P. Immunophenotype of myxopapillary ependymomas. Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol. 2013 Dec;21(6):
  • Arvanitis LD, Gattuso P, Nag S. A 40-year-old male with an intraventricular tumor. Brain Pathol. 2013 May;23(3):359-60.
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