Faculty Profile

Matthew Santore, MD

Matthew T. Santore, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine

Telephone: 404.785.8787 (appointments), 404.785.0781 (administrative)

Email: matthew.santore@emory.edu

Certification: General Surgery, Pediatric Surgery

Year Joined Emory as a Faculty Member: 2014

Biography

Dr. Santore received his MD from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine in 2005. While doing his general surgery residency at the University of Pennsylvania from 2005-2012, he also did a two-year research fellowship studying in utero stem cell transplantation in Dr. Alan Flake's lab at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. The fellowship was funded by a 2008 American College of Surgeons Resident Research Scholarship. Dr. Santore joined the Emory faculty after completing his pediatric surgery fellowship at Emory.

Dr. Santore's clinical specialties are laparoscopic and thoracoscopic surgery, single site laparoscopic surgery, neonatal surgery, inflammatory bowel disease, trauma, ECMO, prenatal consultation, and endocrine surgery. His research interests are pediatric minimally invasive surgical techniques, quality improvement and outcomes in surgical services, and quality improvement in pediatric trauma.

Publications

View Dr. Santore's publications on PubMed.

Affiliations

  • Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston

  • Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite

  • Emory University Hospital

  • Emory University Hospital Midtown

  • Grady Memorial Hospital

Education

  • MD, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Class of 2005

  • General Surgery Residency, University of Pennsylvania, 2005-2012

  • Research Fellowship, In Utero Stem Cell Transplantation, Department of Pediatric and Fetal Surgery, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2008-2010

  • Pediatric Surgery Fellowship, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, 2012-2014

Honors and Awards

  • American College of Surgeons Resident Research Scholarship, 2008

  • Hope (Housestaff Organization Professionalism Excellence) Award, Emory University, 2014

Current Organizational Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons

  • American Medical Association

  • American Pediatric Surgical Association

  • International Pediatric Endosurgery Group

  • American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on Surgery

Clinical Interests

  • Minimally invasive surgery (laparoscopic/thoracoscopic)

  • Single site laparoscopic surgery

  • Neonatal surgery

  • Inflammatory bowel disease

  • Trauma

  • ECMO (Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation)

  • Prenatal consultation

  • Endocrine surgery

Research Interests

  • Pediatric minimally invasive surgical techniques

  • Quality improvement and outcomes in surgical services

  • Quality improvement in pediatric trauma