Director, Surgical Pathology
Pediatric Pathologist
Attending Physician

Professor of Clinical Pathology and Surgery, Keck School of Medicine of USC
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Dr. Larry Wang is board certified in Anatomic and Pediatric Pathology by the American Board of Pathology. He was listed as a "Top Doctor" in the Pasadena Magazine in 2010, and named a "Southern California Super Doctor" by Los Angeles Magazine from 2012 through 2015. His research interests include RNA expression profile in bone and soft tissue, the biology and morphology of undifferentiated neuroblastoma, and pediatric liver disease.

Clinical Interests

Soft tissue tumors, renal tumors, neuroblastomas and liver diseases


Medical School: 

Hunan Medical University, China

Graduate School: 

Hunan Medical University / University of Southern California (PhD)


Hunan Medical University, China (Pathology)
University of Texas School of Medicine, Houston (Pathology)


Hunan Medical University, China (Pathology)
University of Texas School of Medicine (Pathology)


New York University (Surgical Pathology)
Harvard Medical School (Pediatric Pathology)



American Board of Pathology (Anatomic and Pediatric Pathology)

Professional Memberships: 

Society for Neuroscience
American Heart Association
College of American Pathologists
American Society of Clinical Pathologists
United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology
Society for Pediatric Pathology
American Association for Cancer Research
Association for Molecular Pathology
Texas Society of Pathologists
New York Society of Pathologists
New England Pathology Society
Los Angeles County Medical Association
California Society of Pathologists


Farley Fellowship Award, Children's Hospital Boston (2004)
The Von L. Meyer Award, Children's Hospital Boston (2005)
Top Doctors, Pasadena Magazine (2010)
Southern California Super Doctors, LA Magazine (2012-15)

Other Information


Chen C, Feng Y, Zou L, Wang L, Chen HH, Cai JY, Xu JM, Sosnovik DE, Chao W. Role of Extracellular RNA and TLR3-Trif Signaling in Myocardial Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury. J Am Heart Assoc. 2014 Jan 3;3(1):e000683. PMID:24390148

Mavila N, James D, Shivakumar P, Nguyen MV, Utley S, Mak K, Wu A, Zhou S, Wang L, Vendyres C, Groff M, Asahina K, Wang KS. Expansion of PROMININ-1-expressing cells in association with fibrosis of biliary atresia. Hepatology. 2014 Sep;60(3):941-53. PMID:24798639

Adam E, Wang L, Herrington C, Bliss D, Church JA. Synchronous HIV/AIDS-Related EBV-Associated Smooth Muscle Tumors in a 20-Year-Old Female. Pediatric Infect Dis J. 2014 Oct;33(10):1055-6. PMID:24759574

Teshiba R, Kawano S, Wang LL, He L, Naranjo A, London WB, Seeger RC, Gastier-Foster JM, Look AT, Hogarty MD, Cohn SL, Maris JM, Park JR, Shimada H. Age-Dependent Prognostic Effect by Mitosis-Karyorrhexis Index (MKI) in Neuroblastoma: A Report from the Children's Oncology Group. Pediatr Dev Pathol. 2014 Sep 10. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:25207821

Castle SL, McElroy SJ, Bernard JK, Almohazey D, Hunter CJ, Pontarelli EM, Wang L, Ford HR, Frey MR. The ErbB4 ligand neuregulin-4 protects against experimental necrotizing enterocolitis. Am J Pathol. 2014 Oct;184(10):2768-78. doi: 10.1016/j.ajpath.2014.06.015. Epub 2014 Sep 9. PMID:25216938

Research Interests: 

RNA expression profile in bone and soft tissue, Undifferentiated neuroblastoma: biology and morphology, pediatric liver diseases

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