Locations

San Diego County

3020 Children's Way
MC 5024
San Diego, CA 92123

Specialty

Otolaryngology (ENT)

Organization

Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego

Medical Group / IPA

CPMG/RCHN/RCSSD

Medical School

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Internship

National Naval Medical Center - Bethesda, MD

Residency

National Capital Consortium Graduate Medical Edu

Fellowship

Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

Gender

M

Bio

Dr. Matthew Brigger is chief of the Division of Otolaryngology at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego and a professor of surgery at UC San Diego School of Medicine.

His primary clinical interests are diseases of the upper aerodigestive tract, with a focus on surgical management of children with breathing and swallowing disorders. A strong proponent of providing care based on the best available research, he was named a 2015 Cochrane Scholar of the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery for his commitment to evidence-based medicine. Dr. Brigger's research areas include investigating the epidemiology of disease and evaluating treatment outcomes for various strategies in caring for children with breathing and swallowing disorders. He has authored over 70 peer-reviewed studies and has presented at national and international meetings.

A father of three children, Dr. Brigger is an avid runner and spends his free time coaching or serving as a Cub Scout den leader.

Publications

Aortopulmonary collaterals: An etiology for pediatric tracheostomy hemorrhage.
Stramiello JA, Friesen TL, Rao A, Ratnayaka K, Moore J, El-Said H, Brigger MT

Effect of Local Anesthetic Injections on Subjective Pain Scales in Pediatric Tonsillectomies: A Meta-analysis.
Stramiello JA, Ortega B, Brigger M, Nation JJ

Dysphagia Outcomes Following Surgical Management of Unilateral Vocal Fold Immobility in Children: A Systematic Review.
Marvin K, Coulter M, Johnson C, Friesen T, Morris K, Brigger MT

Surgical management of complex neonatal airway abnormalities.
Tuliszewski RM Jr, Brigger MT

Dysphagia Outcomes Following Surgical Management of Unilateral Vocal Fold Immobility: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.
Coulter M, Marvin K, Brigger M, Johnson CM

Anesthetic injections and analgesia use in pediatric post-tonsillectomy patients: A meta-analysis and systematic review.
Ortega B, Stramiello JA, Brigger M, Nation J

Bronchial stenting in infants with severe bronchomalacia: Technique and outcomes.
Mittal N, El-Said HG, Ratnayaka K, Rao A, Friesen TL, Nigro JJ, Brigger MT

Undifferentiated recurrent fevers in pediatrics are clinically distinct from PFAPA syndrome but retain an IL-1 signature.
Luu I, Nation J, Page N, Carvalho D, Magit A, Jiang W, Leuin S, Bliss M, Bothwell M, Brigger M, Kearns D, Pransky S, Broderick L

Metagenomic sequencing and evaluation of the host response in the pediatric aerodigestive population.
Gatcliffe C, Rao A, Brigger M, Dimmock D, Hansen C, Montgomery J, Schlaberg R, Coufal NG, Farnaes L

Postmortem diagnosis of PPA2-associated sudden cardiac death from dried blood spot in a neonate presenting with vocal cord paralysis.
Sanford E, Jones MC, Brigger M, Hammer M, Giudugli L, Kingsmore SF, Dimmock D, Bainbridge MN

The role of bioresorbable intraluminal airway stents in pediatric tracheobronchial obstruction: A systematic review.
Stramiello JA, Mohammadzadeh A, Ryan J, Brigger MT

International Pediatric Otolaryngology Group (IPOG): Consensus recommendations on the prenatal and perinatal management of anticipated airway obstruction.
Puricelli MD, Rahbar R, Allen GC, Balakrishnan K, Brigger MT, Daniel SJ, Fayoux P, Goudy S, Hewitt R, Hsu WC, Ida JB, Johnson R, Leboulanger N, Rickert SM, Roy S, Russell J, Rutter M, Sidell D, Soma M, Thierry B, Trozzi M, Zalzal G, Zdanski CJ, Smith RJH

Predictors of Pediatric Tracheostomy Outcomes in the United States.
Friesen TL, Zamora SM, Rahmanian R, Bundogji N, Brigger MT

Modest benefit of frenotomy for infants with ankyloglossia and breastfeeding difficulties.
Bundogji N, Zamora S, Brigger M, Jiang W

The role of 3D printing in pediatric airway obstruction: A systematic review.
Stramiello JA, Saddawi-Konefka R, Ryan J, Brigger MT

Immune Dysregulation in the Tonsillar Microenvironment of Periodic Fever, Aphthous Stomatitis, Pharyngitis, Adenitis (PFAPA) Syndrome.
Luu I, Sharma A, Guaderrama M, Peru M, Nation J, Page N, Carvalho D, Magit A, Jiang W, Leuin S, Bliss M, Bothwell M, Brigger M, Kearns D, Newbury R, Pransky S, Gilbert JA, Broderick L

Advanced practice providers and children's hospital-based pediatric otolarynology practices.
Chan KH, Dinwiddie JK, Ahuja GS, Bennett EC, Brigger MT, Chi DH, Choo DI, Cunningham MJ, Elluru RG, Giannoni CM, Goudy SL, Koempel JA, MacArthur CJ, Malone B, Messner AH, Mitchell RB, Park AH, Richter GT, Rosbe KW, Shah UK, Sie KCY, Smith RJ, Sulman CG, Thompson JW, Thorne MC, Wei JL, Wetmore RF, White DR, Zalzal GH, Schoem SR

Auricular acupuncture for adult tonsillectomy.
Shah AN, Moore CB, Brigger MT

The increasing cost of pediatric otolaryngology care.
Marvin K, Ambrosio A, Brigger M

Carinal Resection and Reconstruction for an Obstructing Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumor in a Child.
Nawalaniec J, Mullapudi B, Jiang W, Brigger M, El-Said H, Saenz N, Murthy R

Comparison of Ibuprofen vs Acetaminophen and Severe Bleeding Risk After Pediatric Tonsillectomy: A Noninferiority Randomized Clinical Trial.
Diercks GR, Comins J, Bennett K, Gallagher TQ, Brigger M, Boseley M, Gaudreau P, Rogers D, Setlur J, Keamy D, Cohen MS, Hartnick C

Recurrent group A Streptococcus tonsillitis is an immunosusceptibility disease involving antibody deficiency and aberrant TFH cells.
Dan JM, Havenar-Daughton C, Kendric K, Al-Kolla R, Kaushik K, Rosales SL, Anderson EL, LaRock CN, Vijayanand P, Seumois G, Layfield D, Cutress RI, Ottensmeier CH, Lindestam Arlehamn CS, Sette A, Nizet V, Bothwell M, Brigger M, Crotty S

Pediatric Dysphonia: A Cross-Sectional Survey of Subspecialty and Primary Care Clinics.
Johnson CM, Anderson DC, Brigger MT

Intracranial complications of pediatric sinusitis: Identifying risk factors associated with prolonged clinical course.
Schupper AJ, Jiang W, Coulter MJ, Brigger M, Nation J

Development of Human-Derived Cell Culture Lines for Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis.
Attra J, Hsieh LE, Luo L, Mo JQ, Brigger M, Liu YT, Pransky S

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