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

General Adult Urology

Pathology

Yale Cancer Center: Prostate & Urologic Cancers Program

Yale Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Anatomic Pathology AB of Pathology (1988)

  • Pathology AB of Pathology (2014)

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Contact Info

Peter A Humphrey, MD, PhD
Office Location
Yale PathologyLauder Hall
310 Cedar Street, Ste LH B11

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

New Haven, CT 06520-8023