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Peter Mattei, MD, FACS, FAAP

Attending Physician, Division of General, Thoracic and Fetal Surgery

Associate Professor of Surgery, The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Awards

2011, Best Surgeons in America, U.S.News & World Report
2011, Humanitarian of the Year presented by the Columbus Forum, Lodge 1492, The Sons of Italy, Philadelphia, PA
2008-2011, Patients’ Choice Award, American Registry
2004-2011, Best Doctors in America, Bestdoctors.com
2004, Great Docs for Kids - Pediatric Surgery, Main Line Today
2001, Top Docs for Kids, Philadelphia Magazine
2001, Physician of the Year, A.I. duPont Hospital for Children
1996, Alpha Omega Alpha
1996, Consultant of the Year, Department of Emergency Medicine
1994, George D. Zuidema Research Award Finalist
1985, Summa Cum Laude
1984, Phi Beta Kappa
1982-1985, Benjamin Franklin Scholar
1982, National Merit Scholar

Books

2011

Mattei P, editor. Fundamentals of pediatric surgery, 2nd Edition. New York: Springer; 2011.

2003

Mattei P, editor. Surgical directives: Pediatric surgery. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins; 2003.

Chapters

2011

Mattei P. Hirschsprung’s disease. In: Wyllie R, Hyams JS, Kay M, editors. Pediatric gastrointestinal and liver disease. 4th ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders; 2011, 576-82.

Mattei P. Fast-track protocols. In: Mattei P, editor. Fundamentals of pediatric surgery, 2nd Edition. New York: Springer, 2011, 37-40.

Mattei P. Crohn’s disease. In: Mattei P, editor. Fundamentals of pediatric surgery, 2nd Edition. New York: Springer, 2011, 437-442.

Mattei P. Congenital diaphragmatic hernia. In: Mattei P, editor. Fundamentals of pediatric surgery, 2nd Edition. New York: Springer, 2011, 535-542.

Mattei P. Surgical therapy of disorders if intrahepatic cholestasis. In: Mattei P, editor. Fundamentals of pediatric surgery, 2nd Edition. New York: Springer, 2011, 575-578.

2009

Mattei P. Surgical site infections. In: Shah SS, editor. Infectious diseases. New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2009. p. 738-50.

Swami S, Mattei P, Shah SS. Complicated pneumonia. In: Shah SS, editor. Infectious diseases. New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2009. p. 310-20.

Editorial and Academic Positions

2010 – present, Clinical Care Committee, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
2009 – present, Patient Safety Officer, Department of Surgery,The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
2009 – present, Surgical CQI Committee, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Leadership

Leadership

2011 – present, Chairman, APSA Cancer Committee
2008 – 2011, Vice-Chairman, APSA Cancer Committee

Memberships

2007 – present, APSA Cancer Committee
2006 – present, International Pediatric Endosurgery Group, Fellow
2006 – present, College of Physicians of Philadelphia, Fellow
2006 – present, Neuroblastoma Intermediate Risk Study
2001 – present, American Pediatric Surgical Association, Fellow
2000 – present, American Academy of Pediatrics, Surgical Section, Fellow
2001 – present, American College of Surgeons, Fellow
2001 – present, Children’s Oncology Group

Original Papers

2012

Gracia CR, Chang J, Kondapalli L, Prewitt M, Carlson CA, Mattei P, et al. Ovarian tissue cryopreservation for fertility preservation in cancer patients: Successful establishment and feasibility of a multidisciplinary collaboration. J Assist Reprod Genet. Epub 2012 Apr 1. Cited in PubMed; PMID 22466745. Read the abstract

Kotecha M, Bellah R, Pena AH, Jaimes C, Mattei P. Multimodality imaging manifestations of the Meckel diverticulum in children. Pediatr Radiol. 2012 Jan;42(1):95-103. Epub 2011 Oct 9. Cited in PubMed; PMID 21984316. Read the abstract

2011

Fitzgerald JC, Topjian AA, McInnes AD, Mattei P, McCloskey JJ, Friess SH, et al. Bi-caval dual lumen venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation and high-frequency percussive ventilatory support for postintubation tracheal injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome. J Pediatr Surg. 2011 Dec;46(12):e11-5. Cited in PubMed; PMID 22152899. Read the abstract

Gollomp K, Rankin SC, White C, Mattei P, Harris MC, Kilpatrick LE, et al. Broad-range bacterial polymerase chain reaction in the microbiologic diagnosis of complicated pneumonia. J Hosp Med. Epub 2011 Oct 12. doi: 10.1002/jhm.911. Cited in PubMed; PMID 21994146. Read the abstract

St Peter SD, Valusek PA, Hill S, Wulkan ML, Shah SS, Martinez Ferro M, et al. Laparoscopic adrenalectomy in children: A multicenter experience. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2011 Sep;21(7):647-9. Epub 2011 Jul 21. Erratum in: J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2011 Nov;21(9):885. Bignon, Horatio [added]. Cited in PubMed; PMID 21777064. Read the abstract

Santore MT, Behar BJ, Blinman TA, Doolin EJ, Hedrick HL, Mattei P, et al. Hepaticoduodenostomy vs. hepaticojejunostomy for reconstruction after resection of choledochal cyst. J Pediatr Surg. 2011 Jan;46(1):209-13. Cited in PubMed; PMID 21238669.  Read the abstract

2009

Mattei P. A simple suture-retrieval device for the placement of u-stitches during laparoscopic gastrostomy. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2009 Feb;19(1):115-7. Cited in PubMed; PMID 19196088. Read the abstract

Santore MT, Behar BJ, Blinman TA, Doolin EJ, Hedrick HL, Mattei P, et al. Hepaticoduodenostomy vs. hepaticojejunostomy for reconstruction after resection of choledochal cyst. J Pediatr Surg. 2011 Jan;46(1):209-13. Cited in PubMed; PMID 21238669. Read the abstract

Posters and Presentations

2011

Sulkowski J, Kolon T, Mattei P. Nephron-sparing partial nephrectomy in children with bilateral Wilms tumor [presentation]. American Academy of Pediatrics Annual Meeting; 2011 Oct 15-18, Boston, MA.

2010

White CA, Gollomp K, Kilpatrick L, Harris MC, Mattei P, Sheffler-Collins S, et al. Pleural fluid cytokine levels in children with complicated pneumonia [presentation]. Annual meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies; 2010 May 1-4, Vancouver, Canada.

Taheri H, Mattei P. Superior mesenteric artery syndrome following laparoscopic-assisted proctocolectomy and ileal J-pouch-anal anastomosis in a pediatric patient [poster presentation]. Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons; 2010 Apr; Washington, DC.

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