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Matthew Moffa, DO

Matthew Moffa, DO

Medical Director, Infection Prevention, West Penn Hospital

Education and Training

BS, Allegheny College, Meadville PA (2004)

DO, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia PA (2009)

Residency, Internal Medicine, The Allegheny General Hospital – Western Pennsylvania Hospital Medical Education Consortium, Pittsburgh, PA (2012)

Fellowship, Infectious Diseases and Travel Medicine, Georgetown University, Washington DC (2014)

Professional Memberships

Infectious Disease Society of America

Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association

Clinical and Research Interests

Dr. Moffa’s research focuses upon clinical outcomes related to antimicrobial stewardship bundled interventions on the management of common disease states in hospitalized patients, incorporation of biomarkers and rapid diagnostics to assist with optimization of antimicrobial therapy, and initiatives aimed at improving antimicrobial utilization.

Selected Publications

  1. Walsh TL, DiSilvio BE, Hammer C, Beg M, Vishwanathan S, Speredelozzi D, Moffa MA, Hu K, Abdulmassih R, Makadia JT, Sandhu R, Naddour M, Chan-Tompkins NH, Trienski TL, Watson C, Obringer TJ, Kuzyck J, and Bremmer DN. Impact of procalcitonin guidance with an educational program on management of adults hospitalized with pneumonia. The American Journal of Medicine [In press]
  2. Walsh TL, Moffa MA, Bean HR, Watson C, and Bremmer DN. Impact of Antimicrobial Stewardship Program guidance on the management of community-acquired pneumonia in hospitalized adults. Journal of Antimicrobial Stewardship [In press]
  3. Walsh TL, Bremmer DN, Moffa MA, Chan-Tompkins NH, Murillo MA, Chan L, Burkitt MJ, Konopka CI, Watson C, and Trienski TL. Effect of antimicrobial stewardship program guidance on the management of uncomplicated skin and soft tissue infections in hospitalized adults. Mayo Clinic Proceedings: Innovations, Quality & Outcomes 2017;1(1):91-99
  4. Walsh TL, DiSilvio BE, Speredelozzi D, Hammer CD, Hu K, Abdulmassih R, Makadia JT, Sandhu R, Naddour M, Vishwanathan S, Chan-Tompkins NH, Trienski TL, Moffa MA, Bremmer DN. Evaluation of management of uncomplicated community-acquired pneumonia: a retrospective assessment. Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice 2017;25(2):71-75
  5. Hampe HM, Graper L, Hayes-Leight K, Olszewski D, Moffa M, Bremmer DN. Accurate Identification of Infection Source in Burn Trauma Patients With Central Line Infection to Determine Appropriate Treatment Option As Well As Proper Public Reporting. Crit Care Nurs Q. 2017 Jan/Mar;40(1):16-23
  6. Walsh TL, Chan L, Konopka CI, Burkitt MJ, Moffa MA, Bremmer DN, Murillo MA, Watson C, Chan-Tompkins NH. Appropriateness of antibiotic management of uncomplicated skin and soft tissue infections in hospitalized adult patients. BMC Infectious Diseases 2016;16(1):721

Contact Information

Allegheny General Hospital
420 East North Avenue
4th Floor East Wing, Suite 406
Pittsburgh, PA 15212