Heidi L. Matus, MD, FACP

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Institute for Academic Medicine
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College

Education & Training

Chief Resident , John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County
Residency , University of Chicago
Internship , University of Chicago
MD , University of Texas Medical School at Houston

Financial responsibility of hospitalized patients who left against medical advice: Medical urban legend?
Schaefer, GR, Matus, H, Schumann, JH, Sauter, K, Vekhter, B, Meltzer, DO & Arora, VM 2012, Journal of General Internal Medicine, vol 27, no. 7, pp. 825-830. DOI:

Magnetic resonance imaging monsters and surgical vampires
Schaefer, GR, Matus, HL, Goetz, C & Arora, VM 2011, Archives of Surgery, vol 146, no. 11. DOI:

Expiratory abdominal rounding in acute dyspnea suggests congestive heart failure
Loring, SH, Townsend, SR, Gallagher, DC, Matus, HL, Tegins, EO, Feller-Kopman, D & Schwartzstein, RM 2006, Lung, vol 184, no. 6, pp. 324-329. DOI: