Christine VanBeek, MD

Attending Pathologist

Phone: 310-423-6658


  • Renal Pathology
  • Cardiac Pathology

Education and Training

  • University of Nebraska Medical College, Omaha, NE; MD
  • Residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Beth-Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
  • Fellowship in Oncologic Pathology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
  • Fellowship in Renal Pathology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Medical Board Certification

  • Board Certified, Anatomic Pathology
  • Clinical and Research Interests
  • GI, Renal, and Cardiac Pathology

Awards and Activities

  • Recipient, Edna Ittner Scholarship

Selected Publications

  • Haas M, VanBeek C. Glomerular diseases associated with hematopoietic neoplasms: an expanding spectrum. Kidney Int. 2011;80:701-3.
  • Hristova M, van Beek C, Schurgers LJ, et al.  Rapidly Progressive Severe Vascular Calcification Sparing the Kidney Allograft Following Warfarin Initiation. Am J Kidney Dis. 2010;56:1158-62.
  • Kriegel MA, Van Beek C, Mostaghimi A, et al. Sterile empyematous pleural effusion in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus: a diagnostic challenge. Lupus. 2009;18(7):581-5.
  • Cohen RA, Bayliss G, Crispin JC, Kane-Wanger GF, Van Beek CA, et al. T cells and in situ cryoglobulin deposition in the pathogenesis of lupus nephritis. Clin Immunol. 2008;128(1):1-7.

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