College of Sciences

Matthew W. Schwartz, MD
’96 BS Biology

Matthew W. Schwartz, MD, ’96 BS Biology, received his medical degree from the University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno in 2001. He 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. He 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. Schwartz also participates in clinical research and has served as principal investigator on various groundbreaking research studies. In addition, he has authored, or co-authored, several scientific papers and has been a speaker at conferences in the field of radiation therapy.

During medical school and specialized training, Schwartz received the Excellence in Research award from the Western Student Medical Research Forum in 1999. He also received the Resident Award in 2004 for excellence in presentations and communication skills as well as the award for medical expert and professionalism from McGill University Health Center in 2006. He was named “Top Doctor” by Las Vegas Life magazine and was recognized as a “Medical Marvel” by Nevada Business Magazine in 2012, 2013 and 2014.