Matthew Basiaga, DO, MSCE


On staff since July 2016

Children's Title: Director, Quality Improvement

Academic Title: Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

  • Award Name Award Description Awarded By Award Date
    Top Patient Oriented Abstract Award Clinical Fellow Research Day Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 2014
  • Manuscripts in Refereed Journals

    • Raslan A, Boneparth A, Leibowitz K, Bhise V, Basiaga ML, Burnham J, Moorthy N
      Anti-MDA-5 Associated Arthritis and Fasciitis in an 11-Year-Old Boy
      Annals of Paediatric Rheumatology, 2016 : 5(1)24-27

    Other Publications

    • Zhao Y, Wu EY, Oliver MS, Cooper AM, Basiaga ML, Vora SS, Lee TC, Fox E, Amarilyo G, Stern SM, Dvergsten JA, Haines KA, Rouster-Stevens KA, Onel KB, Cherian J, Hausmann JS, Miettunen P, Cellucci T, Nuruzzaman F, Taneja A, Barron KS, Hollander MC, Lapidus SK, Li SC, Ozen S, Girschick H, Laxer RM, Dedeoglu F, Hedrich CM, Ferguson PJ, CNO/CRMO study group the CARRA SVARD subcommittee.
      Consensus Treatment Plans for Chronic Nonbacterial Osteomyelitis Refractory to Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs and/or with Active Spinal Lesions.
      29112802 Arthritis care and research, 2017 Nov. 7
    • Basiaga ML, Ross ME, Gerber JS, Ogdie A
      Incidence of Pneumocystis jirovecii and Adverse Events Associated With Pneumocystis Prophylaxis in Children Receiving Glucocorticoids.
      28992298 Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, 2017 July 13
    • Basiaga ML, Burrows EK, Denburg MR, Meyers KE, Grossman AB, Mamula P, Grundmeier RW, Burnham JM
      Variation in Preventive Care in Children Receiving Chronic Glucocorticoid Therapy.
      27622698 The Journal of pediatrics, 2016 Sept. 9
    • Basiaga ML, Weiss PF, Behrens EM
      BIRC4 Mutation: An Important Rare Cause of Uveitis.
      26513308 Journal of clinical rheumatology : practical reports on rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases, 2015 Dec. : 21(8)444-7 PMCID:PMC4654974
    • Basiaga M, Sherry D
      Toe walking as a presenting sign of systemic lupus erythematosus.
      25972365 Lupus, 2015 Oct. : 24(12)1335-7 PMCID:PMC4575836
    • Cheung JM, Basiaga M, Olympia RP
      Compliance of colleges and universities in the United States with nationally published guidelines for emergency and disaster preparedness.
      24759491 Pediatric emergency care, 2014 May : 30(5)319-26
    • Nett S, Emeriaud G, Jarvis JD, Montgomery V, Nadkarni VM, Nishisaki A, NEAR4KIDS Investigators and Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI) Network
      Site-level variance for adverse tracheal intubation-associated events across 15 North American PICUs: a report from the national emergency airway registry for children*.
      24691538 Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies, 2014 May : 15(4)306-13


Medical/Professional School

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia
Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia


Pediatrics, Penn State University, Hershey


Pediatric Rheumatology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia

Clinical Interests

Diagnosis and management of juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), mixed connective tissue disease (MCTD), systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), juvenile dermatomyositis (JDMS), auto-inflammatory disorders, and other rare rheumatic diseases in children

Research Description

Pharmacoepidemiology, medication safety, quality improvement