Matthew A. Jolley, MD

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Matthew A. Jolley, MD, is an attending anesthesiologist with the Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Hospital
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD with honors - University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA


Boston Combined Residency Program in Pediatrics - Boston Medical Center and Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA 


Boston Combined Residency Program in Pediatrics - Boston Medical Center and Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA

Anesthesia with focus on Cardiac and Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia - Stanford Department of Anesthesia, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA


Pediatric Cardiology - Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, MA

Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia - Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, MA

Pediatric Anesthesia - Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, MAc

Board Certification

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
Anesthesiology – American Board of Anesthesiology
Neonatal Advanced Life Support (NALS)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
Pediatric Anesthesiology – American Board of Anesthesiology
Pediatric Cardiology – American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatrics – American Board of Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Anesthesiologist

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Departments and Services




Jolley M, Colan SD, Rhodes J, DiNardo J: Fontan physiology revisited. Anesth Analg July 2015.


Jolley M, Hickey K, Annese D, Gauvreau K, Geva T, Valente AM, Powell AJ. Resting Heart Rate Influences Right Ventricular Volume in Repaired Tetralogy of Fallot. Accepted, Pediatric Cardiology, Nov, 2014.

Jolley M, Thiagarajan RR, Barrett CS, Salvin JW, Cooper DS, Rycus PT, Teele SA. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in patients undergoing superior cavopulmonary anastomosis. The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery. 2014; 148(4):1512-8.

Jolley M, Yarlagadda VV, Rajagopal SK, Almodovar MC, Rycus PT, Thiagarajan RR. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation-supported cardiopulmonary resuscitation following stage 1 palliation for hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Pediatric critical care medicine. 2014;15(6):538-545.


Jolley M, Stinstra J, Tate J, Pieper S, Macleod R, Chu L, Wang P, Triedman JK: Finite element modeling of subcutaneous implantable defibrillator electrodes in an adult torso. Heart Rhythm 7(5): 692-698, 2010.


Triedman JK, Jolley M, Stinstra J, Brooks DH, Macleod R: Predictive modeling of defibrillation using hexahedral and tetrahedral finite element models: Recent advances. J Electrocardiol 41 (6): 483-486, 2008.

Jolley M, Stinstra J, Pieper S, Macleod R, Brooks DH, Cecchin F, Triedman JK: A computer modeling tool for comparing novel ICD electrode orientations in children and adults. Heart Rhythm 5(4): 565-572, 2008.


Grant GA, Jolley M, Ellenbogen RG, Roberts TS, Gruss JR, Loeser JD: Failure of autologous bone-assisted cranioplasty following decompressive craniectomy in children and adolescents. J Neurosurg 1 00(S2): 163-168, 2004.


Ngai AC, Jolley MA, D'Ambrosia R, Meno JR, Winn HR: Frequency-dependent changes in cerebral blood flow and evoked potentials during somatosensory stimulation in the rat. Brain Res 837(1-2): 221-228, 1999.


Ngai AC, Meno JR, Jolley MA, Winn HR: Suppression of somatosensory evoked potentials by nitric oxide synthase inhibition in rats: Methodological differences. Neurosci Lett 245(3): 171-174, 1998.




Jolley M, Stinstra J, Weinstein D, Pieper S, Estepar R, Kindlmann G, MacLeod R, Brooks D, Triedman J: Open-source environment for interactive finite element modeling of optimal ICD electrode placement. Functional Imagining and Modeling of the Heart; Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Sachse F, Seeman G (eds.). Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 4466: 373-382, 2007.

Awards and Honors

2013-2015, Vonn L. Meyer Award, Competitive award to facilitate travel to conferences and educational opportunities

2011, Frank Sarnquist Award, Awarded to single Stanford senior anesthesia resident who exemplifies teamwork, cooperation, and commitment to excellence as voted by fellow residents and faculty

2011, Western Anesthesia Resident Research Conference Award, 1st place

2011, California Society of Anesthesiologists Resident Research Award, 2rd place

2011, Resident of the Month, Stanford Anesthesia Residency

2009, ROSE Award, Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital, Awarded by obstetric nursing staff for service excellence during obstetric anesthesia rotation

2009 California Society of Anesthesiologists Resident Research Award, 3rd place

2009, Western Anesthesia Resident Research Conference Award, 2nd place

2006, Lovejoy Award, Boston Combined Residency Program in Pediatrics, Awarded by chief residents to single senior pediatric resident for outstanding clinical care, research, and academic promise

2002, Alpha Omega Alpha

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial Positions

2015-present, Reviewer, Pediatric Anesthesia Journal

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organization

2014-present, Society for Pediatric Anesthesia
2014-present, Society for Cardiac Anesthesia
2011-present, American Society for Echocardiography
2008-present, American Society of Anesthesiologists