Sigfred Lajara, MD
Assistant Professor of Pathology

Dr. Lajara is a member of the UPMC Shadyside Hospital.

Office Location:
UPMC Shadyside Hospital
5150 Centre Avenue
POB2, Suite 201.1
Pittsburgh, PA 15232

Contact Information:
Office Telephone: (412) 623-3746
Fax: (412) 682-4779


  • MD - University of the Philippines College of Medicine, Philippines, 2008
  • Residency - University of the Philippines/Philippine General Hospital, Philippines, 2013
  • Residency - Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center, 2019
  • Cytopathology Fellowship - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2020


Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Clinical Expertise

Dr. Lajara's clinical interests include exfoliative cytology, image guided fine needle aspiration (FNA) diagnosis and performing peripheral/superficial FNA. He is also interested in bone and soft tissue surgical pathology.

Research Interests

Research interests include studying and applying molecular diagnostics in cytopathology and quality assurance and improvement in cytopathology.