Lydia C. Contis, MD
Dr. Contis is a member of the Division of Hematopathology. Dr. Contis is also the Medical Director,
Hematology Laboratories, UPMC Presbyterian/Shadyside,
Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC, Children's Hospital of UPMC.
Associate Professor of Pathology
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Telephone: 412-647-0264
Dr. Contis leads efforts in laboratory medicine, technologic innovations in laboratory medicine, adult and pediatric hematopathology, and digital pathology.
- MD - National University of Athens School of Medicine, 1980
Clinical ExpertiseLaboratory medicine, adult and pediatric hematopathology
CertificationsAnatomic and Clinical Pathology
Recent PublicationsView Dr. Contis' publications on PubMed
Contis LC Body Fluid cell ID Discussion. CAP Survey Participant Summary. CMP-A, BFLD-CM-08 2010
Contis LC. Normal bone marrow evaluation. CAP Survey Participant Summary Hematology. 2010
Contis LC. Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia CAP Survey Participant Summary. Heme A/XL-A, BCP/BCK 06-10. 2011
Contis LC. Plasma cell myeloma. CAP Survey Participant Summary Hematology BMD-A, BMD-07, 2011
Bradley, K, Contis LC, Rizzo K. AML with myelodysplasia related changes. CAP Survey Participant Summary Hematology. BMD-A. 2011
Contis, LC Staging for malignant lymphoma in the bone marrow. CAP Survey Participant Summary BMD-B 2011.
College of American Pathologists: Co-author, CAP, Learning Portal, Competency Model for Pathologists: Bone marrows: Procedure, Handling and Interpretation Section; Reactive conditions, Neoplastic Conditions 1/2012
Contributor, Gulati G et al. Ed., Case Studies in Hematology and Coagulation, ASCP Press. 2012
Contributor Hematology Benchtop reference Guide CAP Press, 2012
Roth C , Contis L, Gupta S, Agha M, Safyan E. De novo acute myeloid leukemia with Philadelphia chromosome (BCR-ABL) and inversion 16 (CBFB-MYH11): report of two cases and review of the literature. Leukemia and Lymphoma 2011;52:531-535.
Rollins-Raval M. Raval J. Contis L. Experience with CellaVision DM96 for peripheral blood differentials in a large multi- center academic hospital system. Submitted to the Journal of Pathology Informatics.
Pantanowitz L, Wiley CA, Demetris A, Lesniak A, Ahmed I, Cable W, Contis L, Parwani AV. Experience with multimodality telepathology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. J Pathol Inform 2012;3:45.
Pantanowitz, L, Sinard J, Henricks W, Fatheree L, Carter A, Contis L, Beckwith B, Evans A, Otis C, Lal A, Parwani A. Validating Whole Slide Imaging for Diagnostic Purposes in Pathology: Guideline from the College of American Pathologists (CAP) Pathology and Laboratory Quality Center Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine 2013 (Arch Pathol Lab Med 2013;137:early release doi: 10.5858/arpa.2013-0093-CP.