Matthew P. Fox, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Department Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

Special Interests

  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Esophageal Surgery
  • Lung Transplantation


  • Medical degree – University of Louisville, Louisville, KY
  • General Surgery Residency – University of Louisville, Louisville, KY
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship – Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Visiting Lung Transplant Surgery and ECMO Fellow, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, ON


  • American Board of Surgery
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery


Selected Publications:

    1. Fox, MP, Whited, WM, Henley, P, Schumer, E, Trivedi, JR, van Berkel, VH. Does Donor Age and Double Versus Single Lung Transplant Affect Survival of Young Recipients? Ann Thorac Surg 2017. In press.
    2. Whited, WM, Trivedi, JR, Bond, ER, van Berkel VH, Fox, MP. Optimal Therapy in Locally Advanced Esophageal Cancer: a National Cancer Database Analysis. J Gastronintest Surg. 2017 Sep.22: 10.1007/s11605-0173548-1. 
    3. Fox, MP, Mathisen, DJ. Surgical Treatment of Squamous Carcinoma in an Antethoracic Skin Tube Used for Esophageal Replacement. Ann. Thoracic Surg. 2017 April; 103(4):e361-e363. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.08.112. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. PMID: 28940160
    4. Sellers, K., Fox MP, Bousamra, M 2nd, Slone, SP, Higashi RM, Miller, DM, Wang, Y, Yan, J, Yuneva, MO, Deshpane, R, Lane, AN, Fan TW. Pyruvate Carbosylase is critical for non-small-cell lung cancer proliferation. 

      J Clin Invest. 2015 Feb;125(2):687-98. doi: 10.1172/JCI72873. Epub 2015 Jan 20.