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Ajith Mathew, MD

Ajith Mathew, MD
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Department Neonatology
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Children & Adolescents Only
Languages English
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  • Department of Neonatology
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About Ajith Mathew, MD

Ajith K. Mathew, M.D., is currently an Associate Staff Neonatologist in the Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital, Department of Neonatology. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Slippery Rock University in Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania.  Dr Mathew completed his medical degree at St. George’s University School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies. Dr. Mathew participated in a three-year pediatric residency at Tod Children’s Hospital, part of the Western Reserve Care System in Youngstown, Ohio. He then completed a three-year neonatology fellowship with Cleveland Clinic, MetroHealth Hospital, and Case Western Reserve University.

Dr. Mathew’s specialty interests include respiratory failure in the neonate; management of the surgical neonate; and outcomes of very low birth weight infants.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Graduate School - Youngstown State University
Youngstown, OH USA

Fellowship - MetroHealth Medical Center
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - Tod Children's Hospital
Youngstown, OH USA

Medical Education - St. George's University School of Medicine
Grenada, West Indies

Undergraduate - Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
Slippery Rock, PA USA


  • Pediatrics - Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • Pediatrics

Specialty Interests

Respiratory failure in the neonate; management of the surgical neonate; and outcomes of very low birth weight infants

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 11/17/2023, Dr. Mathew has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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