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Matthew M. Boelig, M.D.
General Surgery Resident

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Department of Surgery
4 Maloney
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Administrative Telephone: 215-662-6156

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Dr. Boelig is a fourth year surgery resident with an interest in pediatric surgery. He is currently a research fellow in Dr. Alan Flake's lab at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. His research focuses on fetal gene therapy and in utero stem cell therapies in murine and canine models.


2010 - present Assistant Instructor in Surgery
2006 - 2010 MD – Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland
2002 - 2006 BS in Biology – Yale University
New Haven, Connecticut
06/2009 – 05/2010
Johns Hopkins Department of Surgery, Baltimore, Maryland
Researcher, Dr. Elliot Haut
Conducted a patient safety study pertaining to the use of sequential compressive devices (SCDs) at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.
10/2005 – 04/2006
Yale University, Department of Pathology
New Haven, Connecticut

Undergraduate Researcher, Dr. Michael Robek
Senior undergraduate research project entitled, “The Involvement of Immunoproteasome Subunits in the Non-Cytopathic Inhibition of Hepatitis B Virus.” The project focused on determining the role of PA28-beta, an interferon-gamma induced component of the proteasome catalytic complex, in the clearance of the virus from infected murine hepatocytes.
06/2005 – 07/2005
National Blood Service, Oxford, United Kingdom
Undergraduate Researcher, Dr. David Roberts
Awarded a Howard Hughes summer scholarship to work with Dr. David Roberts, head of the research group at the Blood Research Laboratory of the National Blood Service in Oxford, UK. Sequenced two specific loci thought to be involved in providing immunoprotection against P. falciparum infection using DNA samples from malaria victims in Africa.
  1. Boelig MM, Carson JT, McFarland EG. Humerus Pain – Collegiate Baseball Infielder (Abstract). Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 2008 May; 40(5 (Supplement)): 157.
  2. Carson JT, Boelig MM, Carrino JA, McFarland EG. Sternoclavicular Stress Lesions In An Adolescent Gymnast (Abstract). Medicine & Science in Sports and Exercise. 2008 May; 40(5(Supplement)): 139.
  3. Boelig MM, Streiff MB, Hobson DB, Kraus PS, Pronovost PJ, Haut ER. Are sequential compression devices commonly associated with in-hospital falls? A myth-busters review using the patient safety net database. Journal of Patient Safety. 2011 June; 7 (2): 77-9.

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