Matthew Elias, MD

Matthew Elias, MD

Matthew Elias, MD, is an attending cardiologist in the Cardiac Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: General pediatric cardiology
Locations: Main Campus; Specialty Care, Lancaster; Specialty Care, Exton; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Brandywine Valley; CHOP at Lancaster General Health
Phone: 215-590-4040

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Residency

Pediatrics - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship

Pediatric Cardiology - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

General Pediatrics
Pediatric Cardiology

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Cardiologist

Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2017

Elias MD, Meza J, McCrindle BW, Brothers J, Paridon S, Cohen MS. Effects of exercise restriction on patients with anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery. World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery. 2017;8(1):18-24.

2016

Elias MD, Glatz AC, O’Connor MJ, Schachtner S, Ravishankar C, Mascio CE, Cohen MS. Prevalence and risk factors for pericardial effusions requiring readmission after pediatric cardsurgery. Pediatric Cardiology. 2016 Nov 30. Epub ahead of print.

2014

Elias MD, Iyer VR, Cohen MS. Prevalence of electrocardiogram use in infants with apparent life-threatening events: a multicenter database study. Pediatric Emergency Care. 2014;30(4):236-9.

Elias MD, Narula S, Chu AS. Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis following meningoencephalitis: case report and literature review. Pediatric Emergency Care. 2014;30(4):254-6.

2013

Quartermain MD, Glatz AC, Goldberg DJ, Cohen MS, Elias MD, Tian Z, Rychik J. Pulmonary outflow tract obstruction in fetuses with complex congenital heart disease: predicting the need for neonatal intervention. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2013;41(1):47-53.

2012

O’Connor MJ, Elias MD, Cohen MS, Quartermain MD. Outcomes of infants undergoing superior cavopulmonary connection in the presence of ventricular dysfunction. Pediatric Cardiology. 2012;33(4):547-53.

2010

Poliak N, Elias M, Cianferoni A, Treat J. Acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis: the first pediatric case caused by a contrast agent. Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. 2010;105(3):242-3.

Posters and Presentations

Poster Presentations

2016

Meza JM, Elias M, Wilder T, O’Brien JE, Kim RW, Mavroudis C, Williams WG, Brothers J, Cohen M, McCrindle BW. Exercise restriction is not associated with increasing body mass index over time in patients with coronary arteries of anomalous aortic origin: A report from the CHSS AAOCA registry. Poster presentation at the American Association for Thoracic Surgery Annual Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, May 14-18, 2016. (Poster presented by Dr. Meza.)

Elias MD, Achuff BJ, Ittenbach RF, Ravishankar C, Spray TL, Fuller S, Montenegro LM, Gaynor JW, O’Connor MJ. Long-term outcomes of pediatric cardiac patients supported by extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. Poster presentation at the American College of Cardiology 65th Annual Scientific Session, Chicago, Illinois, April 2-4, 2016. 

Elias MD, Glatz AC, O’Connor MJ, Schachtner S, Ravishankar C, Mascio CE, Cohen MS. Prevalence and risk factors for pericardial effusion requiring readmission after pediatric cardiac surgery. Poster presentation at the American College of Cardiology 65th Annual Scientific Session, Chicago, Illinois, April 2-4, 2016. 

Achuff BJ, Elias MD, O’Connor MJ, Ittenbach RF, Ravishankar C, Nicolson SC, Spray TL, Fuller S, Gaynor JW. Risk factors for mortality in pediatric cardiac intensive care unit patients managed with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in a contemporary cohort. Poster presentation at the American College of Cardiology 65th Annual Scientific Session, Chicago, Illinois, April 2-4, 2016. (Poster presented by Dr. Achuff.)

Elias MD, Meza J, McCrindle BW, Brothers J, Paridon S, Cohen MS. Impact of exercise restriction in patients with anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery on body mass index and exercise capacity. Poster presentation at Cardiology 2016, Orlando, Florida, February 24-28, 2016.

2012

Elias MD, Iyer VR, Cohen MS. Prevalence of electrocardiogram screening and cardiac diagnoses in apparent life-threatening events in children. Platform presentation at the 2012 Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, April 28-May 1, 2012.

Elias MD, Iyer VR, Cohen MS. Prevalence of electrocardiogram screening and cardiac diagnoses in apparent life-threatening events in children. Platform presentation at the 2012 Eastern Society for Pediatric Research Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, March 30-April 1, 2012.

Elias MD, Iyer VR, Cohen MS. Prevalence of electrocardiogram screening and cardiac diagnoses in apparent life-threatening events in children. World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery. 2012;3(2):NP1-NP45. Poster presentation at Cardiology 2012, Orlando, Florida, February 22-26, 2012.

2011

O’Connor MJ, Elias MD, Cohen MS, Quartermain MD. Outcomes of infants undergoing superior cavopulmonary connection in the presence of ventricular dysfunction. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 2011;57(14)(suppl 1):E412. Poster presentation at the American College of Cardiology 60th Annual Scientific Session, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 2-5, 2011. (Poster presented by Dr. O’Connor.)

Lectures by Invitation

2017

Elias MD. Pediatric Cardiology Lecture Series, Residency Morning Report, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

2016

Elias MD: Pediatric Cardiology Lecture Series, Lancaster General Health Family Medicine Residency Program.

Elias MD: “Pre-participation sports screening: preventing sudden cardiac death.” Lehigh Valley Hospital Pediatric Grand Rounds, September 13, 2016.

Elias MD: “Acute management of pediatric heart disease.” General Pediatrics Residency, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, June 16, 2016.

2015

Elias MD: “Acute and chronic cardiac manifestations of systemic inflammatory disease.”  Division of Rheumatology, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, October 28, 2015.

Elias MD: “Possible increased risk of sudden death in patient with pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum.” Pennsylvania Chapter of the American College of Cardiology Congenital Heart Disease Conference, June 25, 2015.

Awards and Honors

2015 Ann Newman Fellow – The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

2012 Trainee Travel Award, Eastern Society for Pediatric Research

2011 Pediatric Resident Representative for the Organization of Resident Representatives of the Association of American Medical Colleges

2006 Phi Beta Kappa Society induction – Princeton University

2006 Sigma Xi Research Society induction – Princeton University

2005 Howard Crosby Warren Junior Prize in Psychology – Princeton University    

2003 Shapiro Prize for Academic Excellence – Princeton University        

2003 Jewish War Veterans Academic Achievement Award – Philadelphia, PA

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial Positions

2015-present, Pediatric Emergency Care, Peer-reviewer