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Stefan Kostadinov, MD, Pathology, Pittsburgh, PA, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital


Pathology Pittsburgh, PA

Obstetrics & Perinatal Pathology, Anatomic Pathology, Clinical Pathology, Pediatric Pathology

Perinatal pathologist at Women and Infants hospital

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  • I am board certified in anatomic and pediatric pathology. I have been practicing exclusively perinatal (placental/fetal/obstetric) pathology since 2004.

Education & Training

  • Indiana University School of Medicine
    Indiana University School of MedicineFellowship, Pediatric Pathology, 2003 - 2004
  • NYU Long Island School of Medicine
    NYU Long Island School of MedicineResidency, Pathology-Anatomic and Clinical, 1999 - 2003
  • Trakia University, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
    Trakia University, Stara Zagora, BulgariaMD, Medicine, 1985 - 1991

Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2018 - 2022
  • RI State Medical License
    RI State Medical License 2004 - 2020
  • American Board of Pathology Pathology - Anatomic
  • American Board of Pathology Pathology - Pediatric

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • President Rhode Island Society of Pathologists, 2015-2016

Publications & Presentations


Press Mentions

  • 'The Placenta Is Miraculous,' but Should You Eat It? 5 Things to Know
    'The Placenta Is Miraculous,' but Should You Eat It? 5 Things to KnowSeptember 19th, 2018

Grant Support

  • Formative Center for the Evaluation of Environmental Impacts on Fetal Development (P20)NIEHS, EPA2010–2014


  • member, Perinatal Committee, Society for Pediatric Pathology 2011 - 2014
  • member, Research Committee, Society for Pediatric Pathology 2011 - 2014
  • member, Institutional Review Board, Women & Infants hospital, Rhode Island 2007 - 2016

Research History

  • A Xenotransplant Bioassay to Predict Testicular Dysgenesis Syndrome2013 - 2017
  • NK cell-based Adherence Assay for Pregnancy Outcomes2005 - 2017
  • The Effects Of Hypoxia/Ischemia On Tight Junction And Gap Junction Protein Expression And Cytokines Concentrations In The Cerebral Cortex Of Premature And Full Term Newborn Infants.2013 - 2015
  • Expression of inflammatory cytokines in the placenta and relationship to bronchopulmonary dysplasia.2006 - 2010

Hospital Affiliations