Leslie A. Mataya, MD

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Leslie A. Mataya, MD, is a fellow with the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

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

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

Residency

Pediatrics - University of Chicago, Comer Children’s Hospital, Chicago, IL

Fellowship

Clinical Medical Ethics - University of Chicago, MacLean Center, Chicago, IL
Critical Care Medicine - Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Fellow

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Ethics
Palliative care
Liver failure
Organ transplantation

Publications

Papers

2019

Mataya L, Lysouvakon P. Case 4: Delayed Passage of Meconium, Abdominal Distention, and Emesis in a 2-Day-Old Girl. Pediatrics in Review. Jun 2019. 40(6)310-312. Cited in PubMed. PMID 31152105.

Mataya L, Silvester J, Jericho H. Can We Ignore the Utility of Deamidated Gliadin Peptide in the Diagnosis of Celiac Disease in Children? Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. Apr 2019. Epub ahead of print. Cited in PubMed; PMID 31058773.

2018

Mataya L, Patel N, Azzam RK. Autoimmune Liver Diseases in Children. Pediatric Annals. Nov 2018. 47(11):e452-e457. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 30423188.

2015

Mataya L, Meadow J, Thistlethwaite JR, Mandelbrot DA, Rodrigue JR, Ross LF. Disclosing health and health behavior information between living donors and their recipients. Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. Sep 2015. 10(9):1609-1616. Cited in PubMed; PMID 26272355.

2014

Mataya L, Aronsohn A, Thistlethwaite JR, Ross LF. Decision making in liver transplantation – limited application of the liver donor risk index (LDRI). Liver Transplantation. Jul 2014. 20(7):831-837. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 24692309.

Posters and Presentations

2019

Mataya L, Ross LF, Ghavam A, Talati-Paquette ED. Brain Death Controversies: 50 Years Later. Poster presentation given at the University of Chicago Pediatric Research Day. Chicago, IL. 2019.

2018

Mataya L, Jericho H. The utility of deamidated gliadin peptide serology in the diagnosis of celiac disease. Poster presentation given at the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology annual meeting. Fort Lauderdale, FL. 2018.

Mataya L, Hageman J, Azzam R. Lysosomal acid lipase deficiency as a mimicker of no-alcoholic fatty liver Disease: a case report. Poster presentation given at the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology annual meeting. Fort Lauderdale, FL. 2018.

Mataya L. Pediatric acute respiratory distress syndrome. Oral “morning report” style presentation given for the pediatric residents at Comer Children’s Hospital. Chicago, IL. 2018.

Mataya L, Marpuri I. Pediatric toxicology. Oral presentation given for Pediatric Grand Rounds at St. Anthony Hospital. Chicago, IL. 2018.

2017

Mataya L. Neonatal hyperbilirubinemia. Oral presentation given for the Pediatric Surgery Department at Comer Children’s Hospital. Chicago, IL. 2017.

Mataya L. Biliary atresia. Oral “morning report” style presentation given for the pediatric residents at Comer Children’s Hospital. Chicago, IL. 2017.

Awards and Honors

2019, Senior Resident of the Year, Comer Children’s Hospital
2017-2019, Resident member of the Intern Selection Committee, Comer Children’s Hospital
2017, Teaching and Tomorrow participant at the NASPGHAN Annual Meeting
2017, Emerging Liver Scholar Award from the AASLD
2017 & 2018, Resident of the Month, Comer Children’s Hospital
2016, Gold Humanism Honor Society
2015-2016, Student member of the Admissions Committee, Pritzker School of Medicine
2013, Honorable Mention for Excellence, Pritzker Summer Research Forum
2010, cum laude honors, University of Northern Iowa
2010, Department of Biology Honors for Senior Thesis, University of Northern Iowa
2007-2010, Provost Scholar and member of Honors Program, University of Northern Iowa

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2016-present, American Academy of Pediatrics