Peter A Humphrey, MD, PhD

Professor of Pathology; Director, Genitourinary Pathology

Physician Biography

Peter A. Humphrey, M.D., Ph.D. obtained his B.A. in Chemistry and Biochemistry, and his MD and PhD (in biochemistry) from The University of Kansas. He did his anatomic pathology residency at Duke University Medical Center, and joined the faculty there for four years, followed by 21 years as a faculty member at Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Humphrey is a practicing surgical and urologic pathologist, with a research focus on clinico-pathologic and molecular pathologic aspects of prostate cancer. He has particular diagnostic expertise in surgical pathology of prostate cancer, kidney cancer, bladder cancer, and testis cancer. He is on the editorial boards of The American Journal of Surgical Pathology, Modern Pathology, Human Pathology, and the American Journal of Clinical Pathology. He has published 246 papers, has authored the textbook Prostate Pathology, co-authored the textbook Gleason Grading of Prostate Cancer, co-authored the AFIP Fascicle on the Prostate, co-authored the textbook Neoplastic Mimics in Genitourinary Pathology, and is co-editor of The Washington Manual of Surgical Pathology. He is currently President of the International Society of Urological Pathology and is President-elect of The Arthur Purdy Stout Society of Surgical Pathologists. He has given lectures on 6 of the 7 continents.

Clinical Interests

  • Pathology, Surgical

Patient Care

Accepts new patients? Yes
Patient Type: Adult
Referrals: From patients or physicians

Patient Care Organizations

Pathology: Gynecological Pathology

Cancer Center: Prostate & Urologic Cancers Program

General Adult Urology

Pathology

Yale Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Clinical Pathology AB of Pathology

  • Anatomic Pathology AB of Pathology (1988)

Clinical Trials

Conditions Study Title
Prostate A Phase 3 Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of 99mTc-MIP-1404 SPECT/CT Imaging to Detect Clinically Significant Prostate Cancer in Men With Biopsy Proven Low-Grade Prostate Cancer Who Are Candidates for Active Surveillance (proSPECT-AS)

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Contact Info

Peter A Humphrey, MD, PhD
Patient Care Location
Yale PathologyYale-New Haven Hospital
20 York Street, Ste EP 2608

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
Yale Pathology310 Cedar Street
PO Box 208023

New Haven, CT 06520-8023