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Matthew Basiaga

Matthew L. Basiaga, DO

Specialties
  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Rheumatology
Languages Spoken:
  • English

Matthew Basiaga, D.O., MSCE, is a board-certified pediatric rheumatologist. His clinical focus includes:

  • Expertise in the diagnosis and management of rare rheumatic diseases in children. He has a special interest in childhood Sjogren syndrome, systemic lupus erythematosus, Behcet's disease, non-infectious uveitis and chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis (CRMO)
  • Incorporating musculoskeletal ultrasound diagnostically, as an extension of his physical examination, and for ultrasound guided joint and tendon injections 

Dr. Basiaga is focused on family-centered care and spends time working with his patients and their families to determine a diagnosis and create a treatment plan by:

  • Understanding patient and family goals for diagnosis and treatment
  • Providing education on current evidence-based understanding of the disease process and available treatment options
  • Setting realistic treatment expectations

In addition to his clinical activities, Dr. Basiaga is active in leading international research efforts to better understand childhood Sjogren syndrome. His research focuses on the epidemiology of rare pediatric autoimmune diseases using observational datasets.

Dr. Basaiga's primary practice is at Mayo Clinic. He joined the team at Shriners Children's Twin Cities in 2022. He is passionate about teaching and providing mentorship to medical students, residents and fellows.

Pediatric Care

Specialties

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Board Certifications
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatrics, Pediatrics - General
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Rheumatology, Pediatric Rheumatology
Education and Training

Medical Education
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Philadelphia, PA
United States of America
6/30/2009

Residency
Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Hershey, PA
United States of America
6/30/2012

Residency
Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Hershey, PA
United States of America
6/30/2013

Fellowship
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA
6/30/2016

Academic Positions and Locations

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Assistant Professor

University of Washington

Leadership and Memberships
  • 2021-present: Rheumatology Steering Board, Epic Systems Corporation
  • 2021-present: Principal Investigator-Site, Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance (CARRA)
  • 2021-present: Member, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM)- Committee on Selected Immune System Disorders and Disability
  • 2018-present: Co-Chair, International Childhood Sjogren Syndrome Workgroup
  • 2018-present: Co-Leader, Childhood Sjogren Workgroup, Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance (CARRA)
  • 2018-present: Chair/Co-Chair, International Childhood Sjogren Syndrome Workgroup
Awards and Honors
  • 2021: Top Doctor Award, Minnesota Monthly Magazine
  • 2014: Top Patient Oriented Poster Award, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Fellow Research Day
  • 2012: Third Year Resident Teacher of the Year Award - Department of Pediatrics, Penn State College of Medicine
  • 2011: Second Year Resident Teacher of the Year Award - Department of Pediatrics, Penn State College of Medicine
  • 2010: Intern Teach of the Year Award - Department of Pediatrics, Penn State College of Medicine

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