Payam Arya, MD
Assistant Professor of Pathology
Dr. Arya is the Medical Director and Chairman of Pathology Department at UPMC McKeesport and a pathologist at UPMC McKeesport.
UPMC McKeesport Hospital
Department of Pathology
1500 Fifth Avenue
McKeesport, PA 15132
Office Telephone: 412-664-2161
Office Fax: 412-664-2227
Clinical ExpertiseDr. Arya is an anatomical and clinical pathologist with subspecialty training in surgical pathology and cytopathology.
Research InterestsHis main areas of interest include exfoliative cytology, aspiration cytology and gastrointestinal pathology.
CertificationsBoard certified (American Board of Pathology) in Anatomical and Clinical Pathology
SpecialtiesCytopathology (UPMC fellowship) and Surgical Pathology (Mayo Clinic Fellowship)
Board certified (American Board of Pathology) in Cytopathology
Selected PublicationsView Dr. Arya's publications on PubMed
Li Z, Pantanowitz L, Khalbuss W, Arya P, Monaco S. "Challenges in diagnosing metastatic breast carcinoma in fluid cytology". Diagnostic Cytopathology. March 2014.
Arya P, Khalbuss W, Monaco S, Pantanowitz L. "Melamed-Wolinska Bodies". Diagnostic Cytopathology. 40(2):150-1. Feb 2012.
Arya P, Khalbuss W, Monaco S, Pantanowitz L. "Salivary Duct Carcinoma with Striking Neutrophil-Tumor Cell Cannibalism". CytoJournal 8:15, 2011.
James C, Woods A, Arya P, Abuelgasim K. "Mesothelioma in an HIV/AIDS Patient without History of Asbestos Exposure: Possible Role for Immunosuppression in Mesothelioma". Cases Journal, May 2009
Arya P, Shamloo B, Zhang V. "Unilateral Orbital and Uveal Metastasis as an Initial Presentation of Adenocarcinoma of Lung". Arch Pathol Lab Med—Vol 132, Sep 2008.