Payam Arya, MD
Assistant Professor of Pathology

Dr. Arya is a member of the Division of Community Pathology and a pathologist at UPMC McKeesport.

Office Location:
UPMC McKeesport Hospital
Department of Pathology
1500 Fifth Avenue
McKeesport, PA 15132
Contact Information:
Office Telephone: 412-664-2161
Office Fax: 412-664-2227

Clinical Expertise

Dr. Arya is an anatomical and clinical pathologist with subspecialty training in surgical pathology and cytopathology.

Research Interests

His main areas of interest include exfoliative cytology, aspiration cytology and gastrointestinal pathology.


Board certified (American Board of Pathology) in Anatomical and Clinical Pathology


Cytopathology (UPMC fellowship) and Surgical Pathology (Mayo Clinic Fellowship)

Selected Publications

View Dr. Arya's publications on PubMed

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.