Matthew Kongkatong, MD

Matthew Kongkatong, MD

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Ultrasound Faculty
Director, Fourth-Year Emergency Ultrasound Elective

P.O. Box 800699
Charlottesville, VA 22908-0699
Phone: (434) 924-8485
Fax: (434) 924-2877



  • Fellowship, Emergency Ultrasound, University of Virginia (2018)
  • Residency, Emergency Medicine, University of Virginia (2017)
  • MD, Commonwealth Medical College (2014)
  • BS, Biology, Saint Joseph’s University (2010)

Clinical and Research Interests

  • Critical care ultrasound

Recent Publications

  • Christopher Thom , Michael Larsen , Matthew Kongkatong , Jakob Ottenhoff , James Moak , “It’s Not Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome Until Dietl’s is Ruled Out: A Case for Point of Care Renal Ultrasound”, Journal of Emergency Medicine (2024), doi:
  • Mullings J, Ashworth H, Kongkatong M, Mantuani D. Using Point-of-care Ultrasonography to Diagnose Traumatic Arthrotomy of the Knee: A Case Series. Clinical Practice and Cases in Emergency Medicine. 2024-02-13 [Article in Press]
  • Thom, C. & Han, D. & Moak, J. & Ottenhoff, J. & Kongkatong, Matthew & Vann, G.. (2023). 32 Biplane Ultrasound in Ultrasound-Guided Vascular Access: Impact on Medical Student Competency. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 82. S13-S14. 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2023.08.051. DOI:
  • Thom C, Kongkatong M, Moak J. The Utility of Transvaginal Ultrasound After Intrauterine Pregnancy Identification on Transabdominal Ultrasound in Emergency Department Patients. Open Access Emerg Med. 2023 May 29;15:207-216. doi: 10.2147/OAEM.S409920. PMID: 37274422; PMCID: PMC10237201.
  • Kongkatong, M. M, Thom, C. D, & Ottenhoff, J. (2023). Emergency-physician Performed, Ultrasound-guided Lateral Femoral Cutaneous Nerve Block for Meralgia Paresthetica: A Report of Two Cases. Clinical Practice and Cases in Emergency Medicine, 7(2). Retrieved from