Brian Vicuna, MD is part of Comprehensive Cancer’s board certified and award-winning medical oncologist team that provides world-class cancer care in a supportive and caring environment.
Brian Vicuna, MD graduated Cum Laude from the University of Southern California in 1996 with a degree in biomedical engineering and a minor in bioethics. He received his medical degree in 2000 from the University of Nevada School of Medicine. After completing his residency in internal medicine at the University of California Irvine Medical Center, he served as Chief Resident for an additional year. Dr. Vicuna then moved to the Midwest, where he completed his fellowship in medical oncology and geriatric medicine at the McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University in Chicago, IL.
AREAS OF SPECIAL INTEREST
Treats various cancer types with a special interest in the following areas: geriatric oncology and colon, pancreas and lung cancers.
Dr. Vicuna joined Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada (CCCN) in September 2007. He sits on the Research Executive Committee for CCCN and US Oncology Research. He also serves as Clinical Assistant Professor and Rotation Coordinator for the Internal Medicine Residency Program at University of Nevada School of Medicine.
Prior to joining the practice, he participated in numerous clinical trials at Northwestern University and written several articles in peer-reviewed journals.
Dr. Vicuna has received numerous awards and accolades including Top Doctors by Castle Connolly and Vegas Seven as well as Medical Marvels by Nevada Business Magazine
As a Filipino-American native of Las Vegas, Dr. Vicuna is excited to be back home. His wife is an Internist here in Las Vegas and they have three children. They enjoy traveling and spending time with family and friends.