Lecturer  |  Hematological Pathology Residency Training Program Director

Larissa Liontos

Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathobiology - Hematological Pathology


Sunnybrook Health Science Centre
2075 Bayview Ave., Department of Anatomical Pathology, Toronto, Ontario Canada M4N 3M5
Research Interests
Clinical Interests
Pathology: Hematological
Appointment Status
Accepting medical students for shadowing

Dr. Larissa Liontos completed the MD/PhD program at the University of Toronto in 2012. Her doctoral work, in the laboratory of Dr. Jane McGlade at the Hospital for Sick Children, involved studying the negative regulation of cytokine receptors and receptor tyrosine kinases in hematopoietic cells. In 2018, Dr. Liontos completed the Hematological Pathology Royal College Residency Program at the University Toronto prior to joining the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Molecular Diagnostics at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center as a staff Hematopathologist.

Her primary academic interest is in the education of medical students and residents in Hematological Pathology in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology at the University of Toronto. She teaches weekly lectures to Internal Medicine residents, coordinates rotations for the Hematopathology and Hematology residents and is involved in the organization of the academic half-days. She hopes to inspire future medical students to choose a career in Lab Medicine.

She is the Hematological Pathology Residency Training Program Director.

Honours and Awards

LMP Clinical Teaching Excellence Award in Hematological Pathology, University of Toronto (2022)