CONTACT INFORMATIONBIOGRAPHYCREDENTIALSAWARDSPUBLICATIONSLeon A. Metlay, M.D.Contact InformationPhone NumbersOffice: (585) 275-3202Fax: (585) 273-1027A member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty GroupgroupAn Accountable Health PartnerassignmentAccepting New PatientsLocationsUniversity of Rochester Medical CenterSchool of Medicine and Dentistry601 Elmwood Ave, Box 626Rochester, NY 14642Faculty AppointmentsClinical Associate Professor (Voluntary) - Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (SMD) Patient Care SettingPathologyBiographyDr. Metlay's clinical interests include general autopsy pathology, in particular the use of autopsies for diagnostic quality assurance; pediatric pathology, especially perinatal and placental pathology; infectious disease pathology and infection control procedures; and the use of computers in pathology.ResearchRecent research has involved the use of morphologic techniques, including histomorphometry, to make anatomic correlation with clinical and basic research in obstetrics, neonatology, and radiology. Most recently, this has involved study of human chest wall, abdominal wall, and breast morphology in relation to ultrasound transmission, study of fibronectin production in bronchopulmonary dysplasia, and study of vascular growth factors in neonatal lung disease.CredentialsEducation1977MD | University of Pittsburgh School of MedicinePost-doctoral Training & Residency07/01/1978 - 06/01/1981Residency in Pathology at University Health Center of Pittsburgh07/01/1977 - 06/30/1978Residency in Pathology/Lab Medicine at University Health Center of PittsburghAwards2003Ruth A. Lawrence Faculty Service Award from Golisano Children's Hospital at Strong for the quality of the monthly Clinical Pathological Conferences1973Phi Beta KappaPublicationsJournal Articles4/6/2022Katzman PJ, Metlay LA. "Fetal Vascular Ectasia Can be an Artifact of Placental Fixation." Pediatric and developmental pathology : the official journal of the Society for Pediatric Pathology and the Paediatric Pathology Society.. 2022 Apr 6; :10935266221083776. Epub 2022 Apr 06. 6/14/2021Fries C, Noronha SA, Metlay L, Zhang B. "Transplacental transfer of congenital B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia to the maternal vasculature." Pediatric blood & cancer.. 2021 Jun 14; :e29142. Epub 2021 Jun 14. 5/15/2020Hecht JL, Baergen R, Ernst LM, Katzman PJ, Jacques SM, Jauniaux E, Khong TY, Metlay LA, Poder L, Qureshi F, Rabban JT, Roberts DJ, Shainker S, Heller DS. "Classification and reporting guidelines for the pathology diagnosis of placenta accreta spectrum (PAS) disorders: recommendations from an expert panel." Modern pathology : an official journal of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, Inc.. 2020 May 15; Epub 2020 May 15. Books & Chapters1997 Chapter Title: Value of the Perinatal Autopsy Book Title: Loss During Pregnancy or in the Newborn Period Author List: Metlay LA Edited By: Woods JR Jr, Woods JLE Published By: Sannetti 1997 in Pitman NJVIEW ALL PUBLICATIONSClose WindowSchedule an appointment with Leon A. Metlay, M.D.Please answer the following questions to help us find the right appointment for you.Important: If you believe that you have a medical or psychiatric emergency, please call 911 or go to the nearest hospital. This website is not intended for emergency care.Have you seen this provider in the last 2 years?YesNoExisting Patient Schedule or request a follow up appointment online through MyChart. If you do not have a MyChart account, please close this window and call the appointment phone number. Leon A. Metlay, M.D. is currently scheduling for the following appointment type(s): Our policy does not permit patients to establish care with multiple providers within the same practice or specialty without prior approval. If you choose a new provider in the same office, we will cancel the appointment. Please contact the office directly with questions on this policy.