Matthew Zinn, D.O.

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Major Lectureships and Seminars

  • “Pediatric Cardiac Extracorporeal Life Support,” Eighth Annual Neonatal and Pediatric ECMO Conference at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, August 2016
  • “Myocardial Failure: Patient Selection & Indications for MCS,” Foundations of Pediatric Mechanical Circulatory Support: PediMag National Training Program, June 2017

Professional Affiliations/Society Memberships

  • AHA
  • International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation
  • AAP
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • PHTS

Education & Training

  • DO: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Philadelphia, PA
  • Residency: AI DuPont Hospital for Children Wilmington, DE
  • Fellowship: Children's Hospital of Michigan Detroit, MI
  • Fellowship: St Louis Children's Hospital Saint Louis, MO

Research Interests

Matthew Zinn’s research interests include the associations between surveillance biopsy intensity and outcomes after heart transplantation in children, mechanical circulatory support in children, cardiomyopathies, and antibody-mediated rejection after heart transplantation. Zinn was the site investigator for a recent multinational study evaluating outcomes in pediatric heart failure for patients supported with the HeartWare HVAD. He is part of study evaluating the cardiac presentation of an Amish patient with proprionic acidemia. His current research projects include the following.

  • CTOT, CTOT-09 (Site Subinvestigator)
  • PHTS (Site Subinvestigator)
  • Pediatric Cardiomyopathy Registry Biomarker Study (Site Subinvestigator)
  • PediMACS (Site Investigator)