Matthew Schmitz, MD, is a former writer for Verywell Health covering prostate cancer. He has worked to push the field of medicine forward through research including research exploring the optimization of prostate cancer treatment, including articles published in the journal Radiation Oncology. He also has personal experience with prostate cancer, as his father and grandfather have been affected with the disease.
Currently the treasurer and chair of finance at Diversified Radiology, Dr. Schmitz has completed fellowships at Harvard Medical School and Stanford University School of Medicine. He's also served as an adjunct clinical faculty member at Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Schmitz is a member of the American Medical Association (AMA).
Dr. Schmitz received his MD from the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. He has completed additional studies at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York and at the University of Washington Cancer Center in Seattle.
I have a passion for educating prostate cancer patients and their loved ones. As a physician and researcher, I have experience that I would like to share with those interested in learning more. As a member of a family with many prostate cancer survivors (including my father), I have a personal interest in providing an authoritative and comprehensive guide to prostate cancer.
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