Matthew W. Schwartz, MD is part of Comprehensive Cancer’s board certified and award-winning radiation oncologist team that provides world-class cancer care in a supportive and caring environment.
Dr. Schwartz attended the University of Nevada, Las Vegas for his undergraduate studies. In May 1996, he graduated with a major in cell and molecular biology. Dr. Schwartz received his medical degree from the University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno in 2001, where he received the Excellence in Research award from the Western Student Medical Research Forum. He served as President of the American College of Physicians, UNSOM medical student section from 1998-1999. He completed his internship in 2002 at Yale-New Haven Hospital. His residency was completed in radiation oncology in 2006 at McGill University Health Center, where he was Chief Resident.
AREAS OF SPECIAL INTEREST
Specializes in using Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) and High Dose Rate Brachytherapy for the treatment of various cancer types including prostate, breast, lung, gastrointestinal, head and neck and gynecologic cancers.
Dr. Schwartz joined Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada as a radiation oncologist in July 2006 and currently serves as a member of the Radiation Executive Committee of The US Oncology Network and the Clinical Pathways Committee. Dr. Schwartz serves as the Chairman of the Marketing Committee of Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada, and is the Chairman of the Board of Managers of the Las Vegas Cyberknife. Dr. Schwartz also participates in clinical research and has served as principal investigator on various groundbreaking research studies at the practice. In addition, he has authored/co-authored several scientific papers and has been a speaker at conferences in the field of radiation therapy. Dr. Schwartz was named Top Doctor by Las Vegas Life magazine, Medical Marvel by Nevada Business Magazine and was honored by University of Nevada, Las Vegas as the College of Sciences Alumni of the Year in 2015.
Dr. Schwartz and his wife have two daughters. He enjoys going to the gym, running, skiing, traveling and spending time with his family.
Radiation Oncology, American Board of Radiology
MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
American College of Radiology
American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
Clark County Medical Society