Board Certifications

  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Pediatrics

Education

Fellowship

Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center
Allergy & Immunology
San Antonio, TX
1985

Internship and Residency

Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center
Pediatrics
Houston, TX
1977 and 1979

Medical School

University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine
San Juan, Puerto Rico
1976

Undergraduate School

University of Puerto Rico
Bachelor of Science
Cum Laude
San Juan, Puerto Rico
1973

Professional Associations

American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI)
Fellow

American College of Pediatricians (ACP)
Fellow

American College of Asthma Allergy and Immunology (ACAAI)
Fellow

Asthma and Allergy Society of Virginia
Board of Directors, Member

Publications

“Galactose-alpha-1,3-galactose and delayed anaphylaxis, angioedema, and urticaria in children” Pediatrics (2013):
Kennedy, J.L., Stallings, A.P., Platts-Mills, T.A., Oliveira, W.M., Workman, L., James, H.R., Tripathi, A., Lane, C.J., Matos, L. Heymann, P.W., Commins, S.P.

“Galactose-alpha-1,3-galactose-specific IgE is associated with anaphylaxis but not asthma”American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine (2012): Commins, S.P., Kelly, L.A., Ronmark, E., James, H.R., Pochan, S.L., Peters, E.J., Lundback, B., Nganga, L.W., Cooper, P.J., Hoskins, J.M., Eapen, S.S., Matos, L.A., McBride, D.C., Heymann, P.W., Woodfolk, J.A., Perzanowski, M.S., Platts-Mills, T.A.

Journal Articles

“Initial description of pork-cat syndrome in the United States” Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (2013): Posthumus, J., James, H.R., Lane, C.J., Matos, L.A., Platts-Mills, T.A., Commins, S.P.

“Galactose-alpha-1, 3-galactose: an important cause of delayed anaphylaxis, angioedema, and urticaria in pediatric patients” Pediatrics (2013): Kennedy, J.L., Stallings, A.P., Platts-Mills, T.A., Oliveira, W.M., Workman, L., James, H.R., Tripathi, A., Lane, C.J., Matos, L.A., Heymann, P.W., Commins, S.P.

“Pediatric Alpha-Gal: IgE Antibodies to Galactose-Alpha-1,3-Galactose in Children Presenting with Delayed Urticaria or Anaphylaxis” Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (2013): James, H., Kennedy, J.L., Platts-Mills, T.A., Stallings, A.P., Workman, L.J., Tripathi, A., Pochan, S., Lane, C., Matos, L.A., Eapen, S.S., McBride, D.C., Heymann, P.W., Commins, S.P.

Academic Appointment

University of Virginia Medical School
Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics

Biography

Dr. Matos came to Southwest and Central Virginia 20 years ago after a successful military career where he trained In pediatrics, allergy and clinical immunology with the Air Force and was last a consultant to the Surgeon General US Army Europe for Allergy and Immunizations. He is double board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and the American Board of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. Has served as Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics University of Virginia Medical School, a member of the Board of Directors for the Asthma and Allergy Society of Virginia and principal investigator for National research for Clinical studies in the treatment of allergic rhinitis and asthma. Dr. Matos has worked closely with the investigators at Uva in the evaluation and treatment of patients with Alpha Gal-meat allergy.