Brian Vicuna, MD is part of Comprehensive Cancer’s medical oncology 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 (UCI 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.
AREAS OF SPECIAL INTEREST
Treats all cancer and serious blood disorders with a special interest in lung cancer.
Dr. Vicuna is a medical oncologist at Comprehensive Cancer Centers serving as the medical director of the medical oncology treatment center located at Summerlin Hospital Medical Center. He sits on the Research Executive Committee for Comprehensive and is 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.
Prior to joining Comprehensive, Dr. Vicuna served as a captain for the Nevada Air National Guard.
Dr. Vicuna has received numerous awards and accolades including Top Doctor by Castle Connolly and Vegas Seven, Medical Marvel by Nevada Business Magazine, America’s Most Honored Professionals by The American Registry as well as the Patients’ Choice and Top 10 Doctor awards from Vitals.com. In 2018, Dr. Vicuna was awarded the UNLV School of Medicine Resident’s Choice Award for excellence in education and training.
As a Filipino-American native of Las Vegas, Dr. Vicuna is proud to be practicing in his hometown. His wife is an internist and they have three children. They enjoy traveling and spending time with family and friends.
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