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Matthew B. Fletcher, M.D.

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Provider Type: Physician

Board Certifications:
  • General Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Hematology Oncology



  • Fellowship in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA
  • Residency in Pediatrics 
    Children's Medical Center Dallas, Dallas, TX
  • Medical Doctorate 
    Louisiana State University, New Orleans, LA

Accolades & Memberships

  • Abstract Achievement Award, American Society of Hematology (2013)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • American Society of Hematology
  • American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
  • American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
  • Pediatric Residency Research Award, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (2011)


  • Very Late Relapse in Pediatric Acute Myeloid Leukemia: A Case Report and Brief Literature Review

    Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 2021

  • L-Arginine Depletion Blunts Antitumor T-Cell Responses by Inducing Myeloid-Derived Suppressor Cells: Metabolic Modulation of T Cell Responses by L-Arginine Depletion Occurs Through the Induction of Myeloid-Derived Suppressor Cells

    Cancer Research, 2015

  • Subpopulations of Myeloid-Derived Suppressor Cells (MDSC) Impair T Cell Responses Through Independent Nitric Oxide-Related Pathways

    International Journal of Cancer, 2014

  • Prompt Administration of Antibiotics Is Associated With Improved Outcomes in Febrile Neutropenia in Children With Cancer

    Pediatric Blood and Cancer, 2012

Medical Practice

  • Ochsner Hospital for Children, Senior Physician (July 2014 – April 2023)
  • Ochsner Hospital for Children, Director of After Cancer Experience Program (July 2014 – April 2023)