Our Physicians

Matthew Solhjem, M.D.

Areas of Focus:

  • Brain Tumors
  • Breast Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancers
  • Head & Neck Cancer - IMRT
  • Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)
  • Lung Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery using Gamma Knife Perfexion
  • Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy


  • B.A., Summa Cum Laude, University of Minnesota, 1996
  • M.D., University of Minnesota, 2000
  • Internship, Transitional Medicine, Meritcare Medical Center, Fargo, ND
  • Residency, Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN

Honors & Awards:

  • Chief Resident, Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic
  • Phi Beta Kappa, University of Minnesota
  • RSNA Roentgen Resident Research Award
  • Internship, "Resident of the Year" Award

Other Activities:

  • Published articles in leading scientific journals on prostate seed implants, HDR brachytherapy for uterus cancer, and head and neck cancer results at Providence Cancer Center.
  • Research has been presented at national meetings.
  • Principle Investigator for RTOG (Radiation Therapy Oncology Group)


  • American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
  • American Society for Clinical Oncology
  • American Brachytherapy Society
  • Leksell Gamma Knife Society
Matthew Solhjem, M.D.
My primary goals as a Radiation Oncologist are to help patients and their families understand their diagnosis and offer them the best treatment available to maximize their chance of cure.

Matthew Solhjem, M.D.


Clackamas Radiation

Oncology Center

Radiation Oncology - Providence Cancer Center


Providence Milwaukie

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Providence St. Vincent

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Falls Medical Center


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