Matthew P. Kirschen, MD, PhD

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Matthew P. Kirschen, MD, PhD, is a pediatric critical care medicine attending physician in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Pediatric neurocritical care, Multimodality neuromonitoring, Detecting and preventing brain injury in critically ill children, Neuroethics
Locations: Main Hospital
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA


Pediatrics - Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA


Pediatric Neurology – The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine - The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA

Graduate Degree

PhD in Neuroscience - Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Department of Neurology

Departments and Services