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Susan Matesanz, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology
Attending Physician, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Medical Director, Clinical In Vivo Gene Therapy, CHOP
Department: Neurology

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3401 Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19146
BA (Psychology and Spanish Literature)
Dartmouth College, 2008.
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 2014.
Post-Graduate Training
Pediatric Residency, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2014-2016.
Child Neurology Residency, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2016-2019.
Pediatric Neuromuscular Fellowship, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2019-2020.
Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2019.
American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine, 2021.
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Selected Publications

Susan E. Matesanz, Karlla W. Brigatti, Millie Young, Kevin A. Strauss : Muscle Ultrasound in Children with SMA Treated with Early Mono or Dual Therapy. CureSMA 2023 Annual Conference June 2023.

Allan Glanzman, Mallory Gardner, Nathalie Musey, Jean Flickinger, Jennifer Jones, Susan Matesanz, Elizabeth Kichula, Sabrina Yum, John Brandsema: Serial Casting for Contracture in SMA: A Comparative Analysis with Cerebral Palsy and Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy CureSMA 2023 Annual conference June 2023.

John F. Brandsema, Susan E. Matesanz: Types of Neuromuscular Disease. Pulmonary Assessment and Management of Patients with Pediatric Neuromuscular Disease. Oscar Henry Mayer, MD (eds.). Elsevier Page: 3-22, 2023.

Erika J Mejia, Kimberly Y Lin, Oluwatimilehin Okunowo, Katherine A Iacobellis, Susan E Matesanz, John F Brandsema, Carol A Wittlieb-Weber, Hannah Katcoff, Heather Griffis, Jonathan B Edelson: Health Care Use of Cardiac Specialty Care in Children With Muscular Dystrophy in the United States. J Am Heart Assoc 11(8), April 2022.

Matesanz, SE., Battista, V., Flickinger, J., Jones, JN., Kichula, EA: Clinical Experience with Gene Therapy in Older Spinal Muscular Atrophy Patients. Pediatr Neurol 118(1): 1-5, May 2021.

Neese, JM., Yum, S., Matesanz, S., Raffini, LJ., Whitworth, HB., Loomes, KM., Mayer, OH., Alcalmo, AM: Intracranial Hemorrhage Secondary to Vitamin K Deficiency in X-linked Myotubular Myopathy. Neuromuscul Disord 11(1), May 2021 Notes: epub ahead of print.

Matesanz, SE., Curry C., Gross B., Rubin, AI., Linn, R., Yum SY., Kichula, EA: Clinical Course in a Patient with Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 0 Treated with Nusinersen and Onasemnogene Abeparvovec. J Child Neurol 35(11): 717-723, Oct 2020.

Brandsema, JF., Gross, B., Matesanz, SE: Diagnostic Testing for Patients with Spinal Muscular Atrophy. Clin Lab Med 40(3): 357-367, Sept 2020.

Matesanz, SE., Battista, V., Jones, J., Flickinger, J., Kichula, EA: Early Single Center Clinical Experience with Onasemnogene Abeparvovec-xioi in Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Type 1 and 2 Patients over Age 7 Months. Oral presentation at virtual CureSMA conference. Jun 2020.

Cuddapah, V., Matesanz, S., Yum, S., Banwell, B., Stephenson, D: Peripheral Neuropathy Caused by Vitamin B12 Deficiency: Vitamin B12 Deficiency was Precipitated by Nitrous Oxide in a Child with Autism. Pract Neurol Mar/Apr: 64-67, Mar 2020.

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