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David J. Mathison, MD

Emergency Medicine and Trauma Services
Transport Medicine

Specialties: Mobile Health, Clinical Information Technology, Interfacility Transport

Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics/Emergency Medicine
National Provider Identifier1134148588

Service LocationsChildren's National Medical Center - Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children's Medicine
111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20010
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Phone: 202-476-5000

David J Mathison, MD MBA is an attending physician in the Division of Emergency Medicine and Trauma Services at Children's National Medical Center. His practice focuses on the use of technology to improve patient education, the quality of patient care, and clinical efficiency in the emergency department. Dr. Mathison also serves as the associate director of the pediatric transport team to help coordinate the 5000 annual ambulance and helicopter transports to Children's National. Dr. Mathison is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American College of Emergency Physicians. He lectures on various topics including: pediatric trauma, dermatology, and educational technology. He completed his residency and chief residency at Northwestern University's Children's Memorial Hospital and his fellowship at Children's National. Dr. Mathison is a native of Rockville, MD and currently resides in Washington, DC with his wife and dog.
TypeSchoolLocationDegreeField of StudyYears
Undergraduate Education Emory University Atlanta, GABachelor of Arts 1994 -1998
Medical School Eastern Virginia Medical School Norfolk, VADoctor of Medicine 1999 -2003
National & International Recognitions
Fellow Award for Teaching ExcellenceChildren's National Medical Center2010
Fellow of the YearDepartment of Emergency Medicine, Children's National Medical Center2009
Resident Teacher of the YearDepartment of Pediatrics, Children's Memorial Hospital2004
History of Medicine AwardEdward E. Brickell2002

Affiliations and Memberships
TitleInstitutionCommittee / SectionYears
MemberAmerican College of Emergency Physicians2009
MemberPediatric Academic Societies2006
MemberAmerican Academy of Pediatrics2003
MemberAmerican Medical Association1999
Journal Article, Mathison DJ, Chamberlain JC (2011), Evaluating the Impact of the Electronic Health Record on Patient Flow in a Pediatric Emergency Department, Applied Clinical Informatics.

Journal Article (2009), Knee Effusions in the Pediatric Emergency Department, Pediatric Emergency Care, 25, 773-790.

Journal Article, Mathison DJ, Agrawal D. (2009), Clssification of Pediatric Fractures, UpToDate.

Journal Article, Mathison DJ, Kadom N, Krug SE (2008), Spinal Cord Injury in Pediatrics, Clinical Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 9, 2, 106-123.

For a more comprehensive list of publications for David Mathison, MD view the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed online database

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