Trevor A. Macpherson, MD
Professor of Pathology

Dr. Macpherson is a member of the Division of Gynecologic Pathology, the Vice Chair of Pathology Education, the Director of the Residency and Fellowship Program, and the Chief Medical Officer of the Quest Joint Venture.
Office Location:
Scaife Hall, Suite A711
3550 Terrace Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
Contact Information:
Office Telephone: 412-802-6013
Fax: 412-802-6079


  • MB, ChB - University of Cape Town, 1970
  • MS Adm. Med. - University of Wisconsin, 1997

Clinical Expertise

Perinatal pathology including placental, fetal, newborn and embryo pathology

Research Interests

Perinatal pathology and placental pathology


  • Diplomat, American Board of Pathology - Anatomic Pathology
  • Fellow, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists - London

Selected Publications

View Dr. Macpherson's publications on PubMed

  • Abdulkadir AA, Tobita K, Bell MJ, Macpherson TA, Keller BB, Yanowitz TB: Placental Inflammation and fetal Hemodynamics in a Rat Model of Chorioamnionitis. Pediatric Research 68 (6):513-518, 2010.
  • Picarsic J, Raval JS, Macpherson T: United States Medical Licensing Examination Step 1 Two Digit Score - A Correlation With the American board of Pathology First-Time Test taker Pass/Fail rate at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Arch Pathol Lab Med 135:1349-1352, 2011
  • Cajaiba M, Witchel S, Madan-Khetarpal S, Hoover L, Macpherson T, Surti U: Prenatal Diagnosis of trisomy 6 rescue Resulting in Paternal UPD6 with Novel Placental Findings. American Journal Medical Genetics (In Press)