Robert H. Swedarsky, MD
Medical Director/CEO Pennsylvania Cytology Services

Prior to becoming the CEO and Medical Director of Pennsylvania Cytology Services in 2004, Dr. Swedarsky served as a PCS staff pathologist for over fifteen years. He is board certified in three disciplines: Clinical Pathology, Anatomic Pathology and Cytopathology. Dr. Swedarsky is currently a Staff Pathologist and Director of Cytopathology at Monongalia General Hospital, Morgantown WV and is on the Clinical Faculty at West Virginia University School of Medicine; in the past he has served on the clinical faculties of University of Texas School of Medicine, San Antonio and University of Pittsburgh.  Dr. Swedarsky’s previous experience includes: Director of Clinical Laboratories, Brooke Army Medical Center; Deputy Medical Examiner, Bexar County Texas; staff appointments at St. Margaret Memorial Hospital, Pittsburgh; the former Podiatry Hospital of Pittsburgh; Mercy Providence Hospital, Pittsburgh, and the USAF Medical Center, Wright  Patterson Air Force Base. Dr Swedarsky is a graduate of Georgetown University School of Medicine and did his pathology residency at Walter Reed U S Army Medical Center, Washington D.C. He currently resides in Pittsburgh, PA.

Dr. James J. Pisano, M.D.
Staff Pathologist, Pennsylvania Cytology Services

Dr. Pisano has served as a staff pathologist at Pennsylvania Cytology Services since 2004.  He is board certified in Clinical Pathology and Anatomic Pathology. Currently, he is a partner of Unity Pathology Associates, providing pathology services at Highlands Hospital in Connellsville, Pennsylvania and Excelahealth, the primary healthcare system for Westmoreland County of Pennsylvania.  He is the Director of Laboratory Services at Westmoreland Hospital and he has served as Chairman of Pathology for Excelahealth.  In the past he has served as a staff pathologist at Warren General Hospital in Warren, Pennsylvania, Women's Christian Association Hospital in Jamestown, NY and Conemaugh Hospital in Johnstown, PA. He completed his residence in Pathology at Conemaugh Hospital/Temple University.  He is a graduate of Penn State University College of Medicine in Hershey, PA and Columbia University in New York City. He currently resides in Ligonier, PA.

PCS Management

Medical Director/ Laboratory Administrator:

Robert H. Swedarsky, M.D.

Technical Supervisor/ Clinical Consultant:
Robert H. Swedarsky, M.D.
James J. Pisano, M.D.

Cytology Supervisor:
Sharon E. Copley, B.S. CT(ASCP)CM

Assistant Cytology Supervisor:
John H. Grondwalski, B.S. CT(ASCP)

Molecular Testing Supervisor:
Karyn E. Varley, B.S. CT(ASCP)CM

Office Manager:
Lisa Ritchey

Marketing & Development:
Melissa Martz


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