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Leon A. Metlay, M.D.

Pathology

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Office: (585) 275-3202

Fax: (585) 273-1027

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Biography

Dr. 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.

Research

Recent 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.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Anatomic Pathology - American Board of Pathology
  • Pediatric Pathology - American Board of Pathology

Education

1973
BA | Swarthmore College
Chemistry

1977
MD | Univ Pittsburgh Sch Medicine
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1977 - 06/01/1981
Residency in Pathology-Anatomic and Clinical at University Health Center of Pittsburgh

Awards

2003
Ruth A. Lawrence Faculty Service Award from Golisano Children's Hospital at Strong for the quality of the monthly Clinical Pathological Conferences

1973
Phi Beta Kappa

Publications

Journal Articles

6/2015
Curtin WM, Katzman PJ, Florescue H, Metlay LA, Ural SH. "Intrapartum fever, epidural analgesia and histologic chorioamnionitis." Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association.. 2015 Jun 0; 35(6):396-400. Epub 2015 Feb 12.

4/2014
Stolla M, Sweeney A, Alfieris GM, Metlay LA. "Aortic aneurysm with a ruptured dissection in a 15-year-old boy with hypoplastic left heart syndrome." The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery.. 2014 Apr 0; 147(4):e35-6. Epub 2013 Dec 18.

6/2013
Curtin WM, Katzman PJ, Florescue H, Metlay LA. "Accuracy of signs of clinical chorioamnionitis in the term parturient." Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association.. 2013 Jun 0; 33(6):422-8. Epub 2012 Nov 15.

Books & Chapters

1997
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: Sannetti1997 in Pitman NJ

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