Dr. Yuri E Nikiforov MD Pathologist

Dr. Yuri Nikiforov is a pathologist in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including UPMC Passavant and UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside. He received his medical degree from Minsk Medical Institute and has been in practice for 13 years. He is one of 40 doctors at UPMC Passavant and one of 45 at UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside who specialize in Pathology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pathologist: Anatomic Pathology

Education & Medical Training

University Hospital/University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Residency, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 1997 - 2000

Minsk Medical Institute
Class of 1985

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pathology
Certified in Anatomic Pathology

PA State Medical License

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Elected Member, The American Society for Clinical Investigation

Publications & Presentations

Overexpression of insulin-like growth factor-binding protein-4 (IGFBP-4) in smooth muscle cells of transgenic mice through a smooth muscle alpha-actin-IGFBP-4 fusion gene induces smooth muscle hypoplasia.
Wang, J., Niu, W., Witte, D. P., Chernausek, S. D., Nikiforov, Y. E., Clemens, T. L., Sharifi, B., Strauch, A. R., Fagin, J. A.

Spatial positioning of RET and H4 following radiation exposure leads to tumor development.
Nikiforov, Y. E.

Low prevalence of BRAF mutations in radiation-induced thyroid tumors in contrast to sporadic papillary carcinomas.
Nikiforova, M. N., Ciampi, R., Salvatore, G., Santoro, M., Gandhi, M., Knauf, J. A., Thomas, G. A., Jeremiah, S., Bogdanova, T. I., Tronko, M. D., Fagin, J. A., Nikiforov, Y. E.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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