Bryan Rea, MD
Assistant Professor of Pathology

Dr. Rea is a member of the Division of Hematopathology.

Office Location:
Hill Building, Rm. 347
3477 Euler Way
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Contact Information:
Office Telephone: 412-578-9414
Fax: 412-647-6332


  • BS - Illinois Wesleyan University, 2009
  • MD - University of Illinois College of Medicine, 2013
  • Residency - Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 2017
  • Fellowship - Surgical Pathology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 2018
  • Fellowship - Hematopathology, UPMC, 2019

Clinical Expertise

Hematopathology, Surgical Pathology

Research Interests

Cytogenetic and molecular genetic characterization of hematopoietic neoplasms

Selected Publications

  1. Rea B, Furth EE, Bagg A, Tondon R. Post-transplant Lymphoproliferative Disorders Affecting the Gastrointestinal Tract/Liver in Adults: a 20 Year Institutional Experience. Gastroenterology 2018; 154(6, Supplement 1): S-1-S-1372.
  2. Quimson L, Rea B, Rhee RL. Comparison of Aortitis Vs Non-Inflammatory Aortic Aneurysms Among Patients Who Undergo Open Aortic Aneurysm Repair. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2018 Sep;70 Suppl 9:1-3553.
  3. Rea B, Liu YC, Soma LA, Bacon CM, Bayerl MG, Smith MH, Swerdlow SH, Gibson SE. Mutational Landscape of Epstein-Barr Virus-Positive MALT Lymphomas. Mod Pathol. 2019 Mar;32(Suppl 2):1-180.
  4. Abraham NE, Bailey N, Rea B, Livesey KM. The Perfect Storm: Disseminated Hodgkin Lymphoma Presenting with Cholestatic Liver Injury and Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis. J Gen Intern Med. 2019 May;34(Suppl 2):99-867. 7
  5. Quimson L, Mayer A, Cappoini S, Rea B, Rhee R. Comparison of Aortitis and NonInflammatory Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms Undergoing Open Surgical Repair. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2019 Oct;71 Suppl 10:1-5362.
  6. Rea B, Yatsenko S. Clinicopathologic Characteristics of Hyperhaploid Plasma Cell Neoplasms Identified by CGH. Mod Pathol. 2020 Mar;33(Suppl 2):1409-1586.
  7. Shiel M, Rea B, Nolfi-donegan D. Shiel M, Rea B, Nolfi-donegan D. ASPHO 2021. Chicken or Egg: Myelofibrosis on Romiplostim in a Pediatric Patient with MYH9-Related Disease. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2021 Jun;68 Suppl 3:e29060.