Leslie R. Matthews, M.D., FACS

Leslie R. Matthews, M.D., FACS 

Director of Surgical Critical Care, Associate Professor


Phone: (404) 616-1415
E-mail: lematthews@msm.edu


Morehouse School of Medicine

Mayo Clinical College of Medicine
Fellowship: Surgical Critical Care

University of Mississippi
Degree: Doctor of Medicine

University of Mississippi
Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry

Research Interests

Vitamin D Deficiency

Board Certification

American Board of Surgery (General Surgery)

American Board of Surgery (Surgical Critical Care)


CR Lewis, OK Danner, KL Wilson, LR Matthews, “Incidentally diagnosed intussusceptions spontaneously resolved in an adult patient after blunt trauma: A rare case report”. International Journal of Case Reports and Images, January 2014; 5(1) ISSN [0976-3198]

OK Danner, KL Wilson, SL Heron, Y Ahmed, TM Walker, D Houry, LL Haley, LR Matthews. “Benefits of a Tiered-Trauma Activation System to Triage Dead-on-Arrival Patients”. Western Journal of Emergency Medicine. August 2012; 13(3): 225-229

Matthews LR., Ahmed Y., Wilson, KL., Griggs DD., Danner OK. “Worsening Severity of Vitamin D Deficiency is Associated with Increased Length of Stay, Surgical Intensive Care Unit Cost, and Mortality Rate in Surgical Intensive Care Unit Patients.” The American Journal of Surgery. July 2012; 204 (1): 37-43

OK Danner, LR Matthews, KL Wilson, SL Heron. “Healthcare Outcome Disparities in Trauma Care”. Western Journal of Emergency Medicine. March 2012; 13(3): 217-219 (Commentary)

Wilson, KL., DeBeatham, WL., Danner, OK., Matthews, LR., Bacon, LN., Weaver, WL. “The Forgotten MASH Surgeon: The Story of Alvin Vincent Blount Jr, MD.” Journal of the National Medical Association March/April 2012; 104 (3&4): 1-3.

ND Darko, OK Danner, KL Wilson, LR Matthews, V Patel. “Pseudoanuerysm of the Proximal Innominate Artery Following Blunt Trauma.” Case Report. E-Publication Online. The American Surgeon. March 2012; 78 (3): e139-e140 (2). <http://www.ingentaconnect.com>. 

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Honors and Awards

2010: Inside Grady Magazine, December

2009-2010: Dean’s Service Award, Morehouse School of Medicine

2009-2008: Dean’s Service Award, Morehouse School of Medicine

2009: Inside Grady Magazine, February 

2009; Inside Grady Magazine, January 

2008: Inside Grady Magazine, June