Matthew Pease, MD, joined the University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurological Surgery residency program in July of 2015 after graduating from the University of Southern California’s Keck School of Medicine. He received his undergraduate degree in economics from Duke University in 2010.
Prior to matriculating to medical school, Dr. Pease explored a variety of research topics including animal models of addiction through a Howard Hughes research fellowship, learning modules through fellowship at the National Institutes of Health, and game theory models of group conflict. During medical school, Dr. Pease earned an American Association Medical Student Research fellowship to investigate the epigenetics of pituitary adenomas. He continues his interests in economics and brain tumor research during residency.
Outside of neurosurgery, Dr. Pease enjoys hiking, college basketball and football, and theater.
Specialized Areas of Interest
Professional Organization Membership
Education & Training
- BA, Economics, Duke University, 2010
- MD, University of Southern California, 2015
Honors & Awards
- Runner-Up Presentation Award, Stuart Rowe Society Lectureship Day, 2017