Dr. Kreth attended medical school at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston before completing his internship and residency in General Pediatrics at The University of Alabama at Birmingham. He went on to complete a fellowship in Pediatric Pulmonology at The University of Alabama at Birmingham before joining the faculty of Children's Hospital at Erlanger. He is double board-certified in General Pediatrics as well as in Pediatric Pulmonology and licensed in Tennessee, Georgia, and Alabama.
His research interests are in Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and the nationwide marketing of infant cribs and sleep related products. His research on this topic was published in Pediatrics, the largest pediatric medical research journal.
His clinical areas of focus are in severe asthma, cystic fibrosis, technology dependent children with chronic health conditions, tracheostomy and ventilator dependent children, end of life care, and bronchoscopy/airway evaluation. He also routinely cares for children with chronic cough, aspiration, and other general pediatric pulmonary conditions.
"Safe Sleep Guideline Adherence in Nationwide Marketing of Infant Cribs and Products" - Matthew Kreth, Tammy Shikany, Claire Lenker, and R. Bradley Troxler