Gabriela M. Quiroga-Garza, MD
Assistant Professor of Pathology

Dr. Quiroga-Garza is a member of the Division of Anatomic Pathology.

Office Location:
Department of Pathology
Room WG02.11
UPMC Shadyside
5230 Centre Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Contact Information:
Office Telephone: 412-623-1326
Fax: 412-682-6450


  • MD - Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Mexico (UANL)
  • Pathology Residency - Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston TX.
  • Cytopathology Fellowship - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  • Selective/Genitourinary Pathology - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Clinical Expertise

  • Genitourinary Pathology
  • Cytopathology

Research Interests

Dr. Quiroga-Garza currently serves as Assistant Professor of Pathology at the GU Center of Excellence at Shadyside Hospital, UPMC. Her areas of interest include genitourinary pathology, in particular renal cell carcinomas and urothelial carcinoma. Dr. Quiroga-Garza is also trained and Board certified in pathology by the Mexican Pathology Boards.

Selected Publications

  • Hugar LA, Quiroga-Garza GM, Davies BJ, Hrebinko RL, Tran T, Jacobs BL. Molecular Cytogenetics as a Diagnostic Aid for Primary Liposarcoma of the Spermatic Cord. Clin Genitourin Cancer. 2017 Feb;15(1):e83-e89.
  • Epidermoid cyst of the renal pelvis masquerading as malignancy. Pradhan, Dinesh; Quiroga-Garza, Gabriela; Hrebinko, Ronald; Roy, Somak; Dhir, Rajiv; Parwani, Anil. Accepted for publication, International Journal of Urology, September 2015.
  • Pradhan D, Roy S, Quiroga-Garza G, Cieply K, Mahaffey AL, Bastacky S, Dhir R, Parwani AV. Validation and utilization of a TFE3 break-apart FISH assay for Xp11.2 translocation renal cell carcinoma and alveolar soft part sarcoma. Diagn Pathol. 2015 Sep 29;10:179.
  • Quiroga-Garza G, Lee JH, El-Naggar A, Black JO, Amrikachi M, Zhai QJ, Ayala AG, Ro JY. Sclerosing mucoepidermoid carcinoma with eosinophilia of the thyroid: more aggressive than previously reported. Hum Pathol. 2015 Feb 12.