Matthew Brent Laurens, MD

Matthew Brent Laurens, MD

Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Professor of Pediatrics

Matthew Brent Laurens, MD

UM Faculty Physicians, Inc.

Available for Telehealth Visits

Accepting New Patients

Languages: English, French

Gender: Male


University of Maryland Children's Hospital

120 Penn Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
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PH: 410-706-8695

FAX: 410-706-6205

About Me

Dr. Laurens is a pediatric infectious disease specialist. His clinical interests include neonatal infections, bone and joint infections and travel-related illnesses.

Dr. Laurens treats a broad range of pediatric infectious diseases. He works collaboratively with experts in other subspecialties and uses the most up-to-date diagnostic and treatment methods to give patients the best care possible.

Dr. Laurens received the 2023 Bailey K. Ashford Medal from the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene for distinguished work in tropical medicine. Renowned as a pioneer in the field, Dr. Laurens has dedicated his career to tropical infectious diseases, focusing on controlled human malaria infection (CHMI) and the assessment of vaccines in resource-limited settings. Beyond his research, he is a prominent leader and educator in tropical medicine and global health. His vital contributions include helping to establish new CHMI sites in Europe and sub-Saharan Africa, significantly advancing the battle against tropical diseases.