Last Name

Matthew Steliga

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
DepartmentSurgery, College of Medicine
DivisionSurgery Cardiothoracic
Address324 UAMS Campus Dr.
Mail Slot # 713
Little Rock AR 72205
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    Dr. Steliga specializes in thoracic oncology with an emphasis on lung cancer, esophageal cancer and other tumors of the chest and is experienced in minimally invasive thoracic surgery. He previously served as an instructor in the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery at M. D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.A graduate of the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Steliga completed his internship and residency in general surgery at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center in Memphis, Tenn. He also served as a resident in cardiothoracic surgery at the Texas Heart Institute in Houston.He is board certified by both the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, an associate fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a member of the International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery and a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons.

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    1. Steliga MA. The life-saving power of policy: Lessons from Kentucky. Cancer. 2017 Nov 28. PMID: 29193011.
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    2. Joshi KP, Kaphle U, Steliga MA, Bartter T, Priyambada P, Jiwani S. Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumor of the Lung. A Rare Primary Lung Cancer. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 Oct 01; 196(7):923-924. PMID: 28796541.
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    3. Jeffus SK, Gardner JM, Steliga MA, Shah AA, Stelow EB, Arnaoutakis K. Hyalinizing Clear Cell Carcinoma of the Lung: Case Report and Review of the Literature. Am J Clin Pathol. 2017 Jul 01; 148(1):73-80. PMID: 28927164.
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    4. Joubert KD, Betzold RD, Steliga MA. Successful Treatment of Esophageal Necrosis Secondary to Acute Type B Aortic Dissection. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec; 102(6):e547-e549. PMID: 27847078.
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    5. Steliga MA, Franklin PL, Gladfelter A, Meek ME. MINI01.18: Integration of Tobacco Cessation in a Lung Cancer Screening Program: Topic: Pulmonology. J Thorac Oncol. 2016 Nov; 11(11S):S267-S268. PMID: 27969466.
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    6. Pai VB, Ravilla R, Lindberg M, Steliga M, Arnaoutakis K. Myxoid mesenchymal neoplasm presenting as massive arm and chest wall oedema with pleural effusion. Ecancermedicalscience. 2015; 9:590. PMID: 26635894; PMCID: PMC4659703.
    7. Meek M, Frost A, Franklin P, Steliga M. Screening for Lung Cancer in Arkansas. J Ark Med Soc. 2015 Nov; 112(7):108-9. PMID: 26625603.
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    8. Few JR, Bartter T, Steliga M, Donald K, Wheeler G, Bartter T, Andersen J. Particulate Exposure at two Arkansas Racinos; Unsafe Environments? J Ark Med Soc. 2015 Nov; 112(7):117-8. PMID: 26630698.
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    9. Steliga MA, Dresler CM. Fifty years of tobacco control: is the glass half full or half empty? J Oncol Pract. 2014 Nov; 10(6):352-4. PMID: 25398954.
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    10. Kalkwarf KJ, Betzold RD, Larrimer ZS, Steliga MA. Cervicothoracic airway injury repair using double-wide intercostal muscle flap. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Jun; 97(6):2202-4. PMID: 24882313.
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    11. Robertson WW, Steliga MA, Siegel ER, Arnaoutakis K. Accuracy of fine needle aspiration and core lung biopsies to predict histology in patients with non-small cell lung cancer. Med Oncol. 2014 Jun; 31(6):967. PMID: 24777549.
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    12. Khandelwal C, Mizell J, Steliga M, Berry K, Kimbrough MK, Bentley F, Clardy J. Standardizing the culture of trauma rotation handoffs. J Surg Educ. 2014 Jul-Aug; 71(4):601-5. PMID: 24776872.
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    13. Sehgal S, Chance JC, Steliga MA. Thoracic anesthesia and cross field ventilation for tracheobronchial injuries: a challenge for anesthesiologists. Case Rep Anesthesiol. 2014; 2014:972762. PMID: 24527234; PMCID: PMC3913496.
    14. Lee JY, Moore PC, Steliga MA. Do HIV-infected non-small cell lung cancer patients receive guidance-concordant care? Med Care. 2013 Dec; 51(12):1063-8. PMID: 24220684; PMCID: PMC4047713.
    15. Steliga MA, Dresler CM. Epidemiology of lung cancer: smoking, secondhand smoke, and genetics. Surg Oncol Clin N Am. 2011 Oct; 20(4):605-18. PMID: 21986260.
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    16. Steliga MA, Dresler CM. Smoking cessation: crucial to target women as well as men. Lancet. 2011 Oct 08; 378(9799):1278-9. PMID: 21839504.
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    17. Steliga MA, Dresler C. Clinical practice and the tobacco epidemic: relevance of a global public health problem in the clinical setting. Expert Rev Anticancer Ther. 2010 Oct; 10(10):1513-5. PMID: 20942620.
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    18. Steliga MA, Ghouri M, Massumi A, Reul RM. Lobectomy for pulmonary vein occlusion secondary to radiofrequency ablation. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2010 Sep; 21(9):1055-8. PMID: 20384659.
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    19. Steliga M. Lung Cancer: Principles and Practice. Management of Stage II Non-Small Lung Cancer and Pancoast Tumor. 2010.
    20. Steliga M. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. Lobectomy for Pulmonary Vein Occlusion Secondary to Radiofreq. Ablation. 2010.
    21. Rice DC, Steliga MA, Stewart J, Eapen G, Jimenez CA, Lee JH, Hofstetter WL, Marom EM, Mehran RJ, Vaporciyan AA, Walsh GL, Swisher SG. Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration for staging of malignant pleural mesothelioma. Ann Thorac Surg. 2009 Sep; 88(3):862-8; discussion 868-9. PMID: 19699913.
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    22. Steliga M, Vaporciyan A. Surgical treatment of pulmonary metastases from osteosarcoma in pediatric and adolescent patients. Cancer Treat Res. 2009; 152:185-201. PMID: 20213391.
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    23. Steliga M. Pediatric and Adolescent Osteosarcoma. Surgical Management of Pulmonary Metastases from Osteosarcoma in Pediatric and Adolescent Patients. 2009.
    24. Steliga, MA, Straznicka M, Walsh GL. Sabiston and Spencer's Surgery of the Chest. Lung Cancer: Surgical Strategies for Tumors invading the Chest Wall. 2009.
    25. Rice DC, Steliga MA, Steliga M. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. Endoscopic Ultras-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration for Staging Malig Pleural Mes. 2009; 88: 862-869.
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