Matthew M. Boelig, MD


Cooper University Health Care Titles

  • Pediatric Surgeon

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery (Pediatric Surgery)
  • American Board of Surgery (Surgery - General)

Professional Type

Cooper University Physician



Office Locations

Children's Regional Hospital

One Cooper Plaza
(for GPS use 246 S 6th St)
Camden, NJ 08103
Maps & Directions

Education & Training

Medical SchoolJohns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
InternshipGeneral Surgery - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
ResidencyGeneral Surgery - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
FellowshipPediatric Surgery - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
FellowshipResearch Fellow, Center for Fetal Research - Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Special Interests

Minimally invasive thoracic and abdominal surgery, neonatal surgery, pediatric surgical oncology (Wilm’s tumor, neuroblastoma), surgery for congenital lung lesions (CPAM, bronchopulmonary sequestration), congenital abdominal wall defects (gastroschisis, omphalocele), counseling for fetal surgical anomalies, medical education


  • American College of Surgeons – Associate Fellow

Awards and Honors

  • Penn Pearl Teaching Award – Fellow Category (2018)


Danzer E, Hoffman C, D’Agostino JA, Boelig MM, Gerdes M, Bernbaum JC, Rosenthal H, Wagar LN, Rintoul NE, Herkert LM, Kallan MJ, Peranteau WH, Flake AW, Adzick NS, Hedrick HL. Short-term neurodevelopmental outcome in children born with high-risk congenital lung lesions. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 2018 Jun; 105(6): 1827-1834.
PMID: 29438655

Peranteau WH, Iyoob SD, Boelig MM, Khalek N, Moldenhauer JS, Johnson MP, Hedrick HL, Flake AW, Coleman BG, Adzick NS. Prenatal growth characteristics of lymphatic malformations. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 2017 Jan; 52(1): 65-68.
PMID: 27836363

Kim AG, Vrecenak JD, Boelig MM, Eissenberg L, Rettig MP, Riley JS, Holt MS, Conner MA, Loukogeorgakis SP, Li H, DiPersio JF, Flake AW, Peranteau WH. Enhanced in utero allogeneic engraftment in mice after mobilizing fetals HSCs by α4β1/7 inhibition. Blood. 2016 Nov 17; 128(20): 2457-2461.
PMID: 27650329

Boelig MM, Kim AG, McClain LE, Stratigis JD, Li H, Flake AW, Peranteau WH. The intravenous route of injection optimizes engraftment and survival in the murine model of in utero hematopoietic cell transplantation. Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation. 2016 Jun; 22(6): 991-9.
PMID: 26797401

Peranteau WH, Boelig MM, Khalek N, Moldenhauer JS, Martinez-Poyer J, Hedrick HL, Flake AW, Johnson MP, Adzick NS. Effect of single and multiple courses of maternal betamethasone on prenatal congenital lung lesion growth and fetal survival. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 2016 Jan; 51(1): 28-32.
PMID: 26526208

Boelig MM, Laje P, Peranteau WH. Child with abdominal pain and a cystic pelvic mass. Clinical Challenge. JAMA Surgery. 2015 Jul; 150(7): 679-80. PMID: 25993035

Peranteau WH, Adzick NS, Boelig MM, Flake AW, Hedrick HL, Howell LJ, Moldenhauer JS, Khalek N, Martinez-Poyer J, Johnson MP. Thoracoamniotic shunts for the management of fetal lung lesions and pleural effusions: a single-institution review and predictors of survival in 75 cases. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 2015 Feb; 50 (2): 301-5.
PMID: 25638624

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.
PMID: 21587119