Research Faculty

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New York, NY 10032

Phone: 212-305-6719
Fax: 212-305-2301
Education and Training
1988 B.S. Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
1992 M.D. Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
1992-97 Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Internship and Residency: Louisiana State University Medical Center/Charity Hospital,
New Orleans, LA
1997-98 Surgical Pathology Fellowship: Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
1998-99 Oncologic Pathology Fellowship: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
1999-2000 Cytopathology Fellowship: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer
Center, New York, NY

John P. Crapanzano, M.D.
Associate Professor of Pathology Columbia University Medical Center
Research Summary

Cytomorphology of neoplastic and non-neoplastic diseases.
Correlation of surgical and cytology specimens for ancillary tests.



Service Activities

Cytopathology and Surgical Pathology

Selected Publications

Heymann JJ, Saqi A, Turk AT, Crapanzano J. Micropapillary urothelial carcinoma: Cytologic features in a retrospective series of urine specimens. Cytojournal. 2013 Feb 28;10:4.

Panarelli NC, Raanan Sela R, Schreiner AM, Crapanzano JP, Pochapin MB, and Yantiss, RK; Commercial Molecular Panels Are of Limited Utility in the Classification of Pancreatic Cystic Lesions; Am J Surg Pathol; 2012 Oct;36(10); 1434-43.

Crapanzano JP and Saqi A. Timely Review. Pitfalls in Pulmonary Cytopathology. Diagn Cytopathol. 2011 Feb;39(2):144-54.

Crapanzano JP, Loukeris K, Borczuk AC, and Saqi A. Cytological, Histological, and Immunohistochemical Findings of Pulmonary Carcinomas with Basaloid Features. Diagn Cytopathol. 2011 Feb;39(2):92-100.

Sireci AN, Crapanzano JP, Mansukhani M, Wright T, Babiac A, Erroll M, Vazquez M, and Saqi A. Atypical glandular cells (AGC): ThinPrep imaging system (TIS), manual screening (MS), and correlation with Hybrid Capture 2 (HC2) HPV DNA testing. Diagn Cytopathol. 2010 Oct;38(10):705-9.

Current Projects

Crapanzano JP, Heymann JJ, Monaco S, Nassar A, Saqi A. The State of Cell Block Variation and Satisfaction in the Era of Molecular Diagnostics and Personalized Medicine.

Heymann JJ, Bulman WA, Maxfield RA, Powell CA, Halmos B, Sonett J, Beaubier NT, Mansukhani M, Crapanzano JP, Saqi A. Molecular testing for lung adenocarcinoma: concordance between cell block cytology and histology.

Co-Author of on book chapter(s) in the book titled,
“Diagnosing Lung Carcinoma on Small Biopsies and Cytology.”
Edited by Andre L. Moreira and Anjali Saqi
- Adequacy and tissue preservation of small biopsy specimen and cytologic material & importance of cell block preparation and various techniques
John Crapanzano & Anjali Saqi
- Standardized algorithm to triage small specimens
Anjali Saqi & John Crapanzano

Committees , Council, and Professional Society Memberships

College of American Pathologists
American Society for Clinical Pathology
United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, Inc.
American Society of Cytopathology
Papanicolaou Society of Cytopathology

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