Matthew Sharron, MD Critical Care Specialist



Matthew Sharron, MD, is an attending physician in the Division of Critical Care Medicine at Children's National Health System and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Washington, DC. His research program focuses on platelets as cytotoxic mediators of apoptosis and multiple organ dysfunction in sepsis.

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Critical Care, 2010
    Children's National Medical Center
  • Residency Program, Pediatrics, 2007
    St. Christopher's Hospital for Children
  • Internship Program, Pediatrics, 2005
    St. Christopher's Hospital for Children
  • MD, 2004
    Temple University School of Medicine
Patient Stories

Patient Stories: Matthew Sharron

Patient story

Niko's Story

"Accept help from family, friends, and co-workers depending on what you really need from them when they ask, 'Do you need anything?'"

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

Sepsis alters the megakaryocyteplatelet transcriptional axis resulting in granzyme bmediated lymphotoxicity

(2009) Am J Respir Crit Care Med

SepsisRelated PlateletInduced End Organ Apoptosis Is Inhibited By GPIIbIIIa Blockade


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Alexis's Story

Patient story

"She likes to show off her scar and tell whoever listens that Children's National fixed her heart."

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