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 with a degree in biomedical engineering and a minor in bioethics. He received his medical degree from the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine. After completing his residency in internal medicine at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center, he served as Chief Resident. 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 all cancer and serious blood disorders with a special interest in lung cancers and geriatric oncology.
Dr. Vicuna joined Comprehensive Cancer Centers in September 2007 and is the current medical director of the medical oncology treatment center located at Summerlin Hospital Medical Center. He sits on the Research Executive Committee for Comprehensive and US Oncology Research as well as the co-chair for the Summerlin Hospital Cancer Committee. He serves as Clinical Assistant Professor and Rotation Coordinator for the Internal Medicine Residency Program at UNLV School of Medicine.
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 and Top 10 Doctor Award by Vitals.com. In 2018, Dr. Vicuna was awarded the UNLV School of Medicine Resident’s Choice Award for excellence in education and training. He has also been recognized by The American Registry as America’s Most Honored Professionals.
As a Filipino-American native of Las Vegas, Dr. Vicuna is proud to be practicing in his hometown. His wife is an Internist in Las Vegas and they have three children. They enjoy traveling and spending time with family and friends.