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3401 Civic Center Blvd
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Peter Mattei, MD
Peter Mattei
Attending Pediatric Surgeon

Dr. Mattei is an attending physician in the Division of General, Thoracic and Fetal Surgery and specializes in pediatric surgical oncology, inflammatory bowel disease, and minimally invasive and robotic surgery. His research interests are in oncology and IBD.



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Education and Training

BA, University Of Pennsylvania, 1985

MD, Harvard Medical School, 1989

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Pediatric Surgeon, Division of General, Thoracic and Fetal Surgery

Vice-Chair for Quality, Safety and Outcomes, Department of Surgery

Director, Surgical Quality Improvement Program

Medical Director, 4East-4South Surgical Nursing Unit

Morgan Family Endowed Chair in Pediatric Surgery

Director, General Surgery Robotics Program

Professor of Surgery

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Pediatrics, Surgical Section, 2000-

American College of Surgeons, 2001-

American Pediatric Surgical Association, 2001-

Quality & Safety Committee, 2018-

Professional Awards

Consultant of the Year, Dept. of Emergency Medicine, 1996

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, 1996

Physician of the Year, A.I. duPont Hospital for Children, 2001

Top Docs for Kids, Philadelphia Magazine, 2001

Great Docs for Kids Pediatric Surgery, Main Line Today, 2004

Best Doctors in America, 2004-2011

Patients’ Choice Award, American Registry, 2008-2011

Best Surgeons in America, 2011

Humanitarian of the Year presented by the Columbus Forum, Lodge 1492 of The Sons of Italy, Philadelphia, 2011

Top Docs, Pediatric Surgery, Philadelphia Magazine, 2018

Publication Highlights

Twist CJ, Schmidt ML, Naranjo A, London WB, Tenney SC, Marachelian A, Shimada H, Collins MH, Esiashvili N, Adkins ES, Mattei P, Handler M, Katzenstein H, Attiyeh E, Hogarty MD, Gastier-Foster J, Wagner E, Matthay KK, Park JR, Maris JM, Cohn SL. Maintaining outstanding outcomes using response- and biology-based therapy for intermediate-risk neuroblastoma: A report from the Children's Oncology Group Study ANBL0531. J Clin Oncol. 2019 Dec; 7(34): 3243-55. PubMed PMID: 31386611
Gollomp K, Rankin SC, White C, Mattei P, Harris MC, Kilpatrick LE, Sheffler-Collins S, McGowan KL, Shah SS. Broad-range bacterial polymerase chain reaction in the microbiologic diagnosis of complicated pneumonia. J Hosp Med. 2012 Jan; 7(1): 8-13. PubMed PMID: 21994146