January 2015- Present Kingwood, TX, Gulf Coast Pathology Associates, Kingwood Medical Center

March 2000- December 2015   Houston, TX, Gulf Coast Pathology Associates, St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital System

July 1999- February 2000    Houston, TX, Southeast Texas Pathology Associates, St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital

Sept. 1988- June 1989   Dallas, TX, Lennox Industries, Inc., Advanced Systems Engineer

Post Graduate Education

July 1998- June 1999 Dallas, TX, Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences Fellow

July 1997- June 1998 Houston, TX, U.T. M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Surgical Pathology Fellow

July 1993- June 1997 Houston, TX, U.T. Medical School at Houston, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Resident

Graduate Education

Sept. 1989- May 1993 Houston, TX, U.T. Medical School at Houston, Doctor of Medicine

Undergraduate Education

Sept. 1984- Aug. 1988 College Station, TX, Texas A & M University, Bachelor of Science, with honors, Radiological Health Engineering

Medical Honors & Affiations

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, American Society of Clinical Pathology, College of American Pathologists, Texas Society of Pathologist, Harris County Medical Society

Voluntary clinical faculty, assistant Professor, University of Texas Medical School - Houston, 1999-present


Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, American Board of Pathology, May 1998

Forensic Pathology, American Board of Pathology, September 1999


Texas, J6495

Teaching Experience

1995-1997 Houston, TX, Physiology and Pathology

Presentations & Posters

Special ammunition: Problems for pathologists and firearms examiners. LS Holley, SB Allen, TY Spinder, et al, American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Orlando, FL, February 1999.

Death due to tuberculosis in a 1-year-old. LS Holley, JJ Barnard, JA Prahlow. National Association of Medical Examiners, Albuquerque, NM, November 1998

Papillary carcinoma arising in a follicular adenoma of the thyroid LS Holley, A Farhood, R Verani.  Texas Society of Pathologists, El Paso, TX, February 1995.


Nguyen NT, Harring TR, Holley L, Goss JA, O'Mahony CA. Biliary Adenofibroma with carcinoma in situ: A rare case report. Case Reports Hepatol. 2012;2012:793963.

Barakat O, Abbasi S, Rodriguez G, Rios J, Wood RP, Ozaki C, Holley LS, Gauthier PK. Use of decellularized porcine liver for engineering humanized liver organ. J Surg Res. 2012 Mar;173(1):e11-25. 

Benavides CA, Csapo Z, Timmins K, Holley L, Katz SM, Van Buren CT, Kahan BD. Fibromuscular dysplasia recurrence after kidney transplantation: Case report. Clin Nephrol. 2006 Jul;66(1):67-70.

Huynh PT, Parellada JA, de Paredes ES, Harvey J, Smith D, Holley LS, Maxim M. Dilated duct pattern at mammography. Radiology 204(1):137-141, July 1997.

Honors and Awards

Board Governor, College of American Pathologists (10/2003 - 10/2009) I served on the governing board for the maximum two three-year terms. I chaired the nominating committee twic and chaired the Federal and State Affairs committee and the Council on Scientific Affairs.

President, Texas Society of Pathologists (10/1999 - 10/2000)

President, Texas Society of Cytology (01/1988 - 01/1989)

President, Houston Society of Clinical Pathologists (10/1992 - 10/1993)