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photo Shane LeBeau, MD

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine

Email: sol15@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-586-9700

Contact
Office: Falk Medical Building, Suite 581
3601 Fifth Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
 
Phone: 412-586-9700
Fax: 412-586-9724
E-mail: sol15@pitt.edu
Administrative Assistant:
Becky Cook
Address: Falk Medical Building, Suite 580
3601 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Email: cookbl2@upmc.edu
Phone: 412-586-9716
Fax: 412-586-9724
Education and Training
Education
BS, Bucknell University, 1995
MD, Ohio State University School of Medicine and Public Health, 1999
Training
Residency, Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 2002
Fellowship, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, University of Pennsylvania Hospital, 2005
Research Interest
Dr. LeBeau has clinical interests in thyroid, parathyroid, pituitary, and adrenal disorders. He serves as the Co-Director of the UPMC/UPCI Multidisciplinary Thyroid Center (MTC) which provides patients access to streamlined care from specialists in Endocrinology, Surgery, Radiology and Pathology during a single visit. He is an active member of the Endocrine Society, as well as, the American Thyroid Association. He has been recognized as one of "Pittsburgh's Best Doctors" and has been listed among America's "Best Doctors" annually since 2007.
Clinical Interest
Dr. LeBeau has clinical interests in thyroid, parathyroid, pituitary, and adrenal disorders. He serves as the Co-Director of the UPMC/UPCI Multidisciplinary Thyroid Center (MTC) which provides patients access to streamlined care from specialists in Endocrinology, Surgery, Radiology and Pathology during a single visit. He is an active member of the Endocrine Society, as well as, the American Thyroid Association. He has been recognized as one of "Pittsburgh's Best Doctors" and has been listed among America's "Best Doctors" annually since 2007.
Educational Interest
Dr. LeBeau serves as the Co-Director of the Endocrine Disorders course for second year medical students at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. In addition, he is an active participant in the clinical education of both medical residents and endocrine fellows at UPMC. Over the last several years, he has received the prestigous "Golden Apple Award" which is given out by graduating endocrine fellows in recognition of educational excellence and was nominated as a finalist for the "Excellence in Education Award" by the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.
Publications
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Selected Publications:
Ohori, N.P., Wolfe, J., Hodak, S.P., LeBeau, S.O., Yip, L., Carty, S.E., Duvvuri, U., Schoedel, K.E., Nikiforova, M.N., Nikiforov, Y.E. “Colloid-rich” follicular neoplasm/suspicious for follicular neoplasm thyroid FNA specimens: cytologic, histologic, and molecular basis for considering a paradigm shift. Cancer Cytopathology. 2013; 121(12): 718-28.
Wharry, L.I., McCoy, K.L., Stang, M.T., Armstrong, M.J., LeBeau, S.O., Tublin, M.E., Sholosh, B., Silberman, A., Ohori, N.P., Nikiforov, Y.E., Hodak, S.P., Carty, S.E., Yip, L. Thyroid nodules (=4 cm): can ultrasound and cytology reliably exclude cancer. World Journal of Surgery. 2014; 38(3): 614-21.
Al Mukaddam, M., Rajapakse, C.S., Bhagat, Y.A., Wehrli, F.W., Guo, W., Peachey, H, LeBeau, S.O., Zemel, B.S., Wang, C., Swerdloff, R., Kapoor, S.C., SNyder, P.J. Effects of testosterone treatment and growth hormone on the structural and mechanical properties of bone by microMRI in the distal tibia of men with hypopituitarism. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 2014; 99(4): 1236-44.
Yip, L., Wharry, L.I., Armstrong, M.J., Silberman, A., McCoy, K.L., Stang, M.T., Ohori, N.P., LeBeau, S.O., Coyne, C., Nikiforova, M.N., Bauman, J.E., Johnson, J.T., Tublin, M.E., Hodak, S.P., Nikiforov, Y.E., Carty, S.E. A clinical algorithm for fine-needle aspiration molecular testing effectively guides the appropriate extent of initial thyroidectomy. Annals of Surgery. 2014; 260(1): 163-8.
Nikiforov, Y.E., Carty, S.E., Chiosea, S.I., Coyne, C., Duvvuri, U., Ferris, R.L., Gooding, W.E., Hodak, S.P., LeBeau, S.O., Ohori, N.P., Seethala, R.R., Tublin, M.E., Yip, L., Nikiforova, M.N. Highly accurate diagnosis of cancer in thyroid nodules with follicular neoplasm/suspicious for a follicular neoplasm cytology by ThyroSeq v2 next-generation sequencing assay. Cancer. 2014; 120(23): 3627-34.
Radkay, L.A., Chiosea, S.I., Seethala, R.R>, Hodak, S.P., LeBeau, S.O., Yip, L, McCoy, K.L., Carty, S.E., Schoedel, K.E., Nikiforova, M.N., Nikiforov, Y.E., Ohori, N.P. Thyroid nodules with KRAS mutations are different from nodules with NRAS and HRAS mutations with regard to cytologic and histopathologic outcome characteristics. Cancer Cytopathology. 2014; 122(12): 873-82.
Metha R.S., Carty, S.E., Ohori, N.P., Hodak, S.P., Coyne, C., LeBeau, S.O., Tublin, M.E., Stang, M.T., Johnson, J.T., McCoy, K.L., Nikiforov, Y.E., Nikiforova, M.N., Yip, L. Nodule size is an independent predictor of malignancy in mutation-negative nodules with "follicular lesion of undetermined significance" cytology. Surgery. 2013; 154(4): 730-738.
Yip, L., Nikiforova, M.N., Yoo, J.Y., McCoy, K.L., Stang, M.T., Armstrong, M.J., Nicholson, K.J., Ohori, N.P., Coyne, C., Hodak, S.P., Ferris, R.L., LeBeau, S.O., Nikiforov, Y.E., Carty, S.E. Tumor genotype determines phenotype and disease-related outcomes in thyroid cancer: a study of 1,510 patients. Annals of Surgery. 2015; 262(3): 519-525.
Nikiforov, Y.E., Carty, S.E., Choisea, S.I., Coyne, C., Duvvuri, U., Ferris, R.L., Gooding, W.E., LeBeau, S.O., Ohori, N.P., Seethala, R.R., Tublin, M.E., Yip, L., Nikiforova, M.N. Impact of the multi-gene ThyroSeq next generation sequencing assay on cancer diagnosis in thyroid nodules with atypia of undetermined significance/follicular lesion of undetermined significance cytology. Thyroid. 2015; 25(11): 1217-23.
Schoedel, K.E., Wolfe, J., Hodak, S.P., LeBeau, S.O., Yip, L., Carty, S.E., Nikiforova, M.N., Nikiforov, Y.E., Ohori, N.P. Significance of what is not sampled: characteristics of thyroid “non-microcarcinomas” (>1.0 cm) that were not targeted. Cancer Cytopathology. 2015; 123(11): 678-83.
Notable Achievements
Dr. Frederick DeRubertis Golden Apple Award, 2014
Department of Medicine Research Day, Best Clinical Research Award, 2015
America's "Best Doctors" Award Recipient, 2014-2016