Sigfred Lajara, MD

Assistant Professor of Pathology

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


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.

Education & Training
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
Research Interests

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