|Lowell | Radiation Treatment & Oncology|
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|Matthew Katz received his Bachelor of Arts degree in history from Northwestern University in 1992 and graduated from the University of Massachusetts Medical School in 1998. During medical school, he also completed a fellowship in pathology.
Dr. Katz completed his internship in internal medicine at Evanston Hospital in 1999. He trained in residency at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, completing his training in 2003. During internship and residency, he received several awards for patient care and research. He developed expertise in the use of newer technologies such as intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) to improve the accuracy and safety of radiation therapy. From 2003-2004, Dr. Katz was on staff at the Massachusetts General Hospital in the Department of Radiation Oncology, where he specialized in breast cancer.
Since joining Radiation Oncology Associates, he remained involved in teaching and research at Harvard Medical School until 2009. He created a web-based tool for prostate cancer, CaP Calculator, to help promote shared decision-making between patients and prostate cancer specialists. He currently serves as chief of the Department of Radiation Oncology at Saints Medical Center. He also serves as the Chair of the Communications Committee for ASTRO.
"Community medicine offers me the opportunity to spend more time with my patients and to make quality cancer care available closer to home. It is a privilege to help my patients and their loved ones with the medical and personal challenges of a cancer diagnosis."
|Schedule a visit with Dr. Katz in:|
|Lowell General Hospital|
| 296 Varnum Avenue
Lowell, MA 01854
Telephone: (978) 937-6274