Matthew Spraker, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology
Medical Director of Radiation Oncology, Siteman Cancer Center at Northwest Healthcare
Chief, Radiation Oncology Sarcoma Service

Education

  • BS, Biology: Indiana University, Bloomington, IN (2005)
  • PhD, Bioengineering/Biomedical Imaging: University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL (2009)
  • MD: University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL (2013)
  • Internship, Internal Medicine: University of Illinois Hospital and Health Science System (2014)
  • Residency, Radiation Oncology: University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA (2018)

Recognition

  • UW Cares Award: University of Washington Medical Center (2017)
  • Amis Fellowship in Quality and Safety: American College of Radiology (2017-2018)
  • Abstract selected for presentation at Best of ASTRO Meeting: “A Survey of Program Directors’ Experience with Patient Safety Training Programs for Medical and Physics Radiation Oncology Residents.” American Society for Radiation Oncology (2017)
  • Abstract selected for presentation at Best of ASTRO Meeting: “Validation of a Causal Factor Taxonomy Used in Radiation Oncology Incident Learning.” American Society for Radiation Oncology (2015)

Clinical Interests

  • Soft tissue sarcoma
  • Palliative radiotherapy
  • Stereotactic body radiation therapy

Biography

Matthew Spraker, MD, PhD, joined the Department of Radiation Oncology at Washington University School of Medicine as an assistant professor in 2018, after completing a residency in radiation oncology at the University of Washington. He received his undergraduate degree in biology from Indiana University in 2005, and both his MD and PhD from University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Spraker’s clinical interests include sarcoma, clinical informatics, biomedical imaging, patient safety, and quality improvement.

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