PO Box 9234
One Medical Center Drive
Radiation Oncology
Health Sciences Center
Morgantown, WV 26506-9234

Professional Information



  • BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2005
  • MD, University of California-Los Angeles School of Medicine, 2009


Long Bio

Dr. Mattes specializes in radiation therapy, with special interests including lung, prostate, bladder, anorectal, and esophageal cancers .  He is currently involved in several clinical trials, all oriented towards improving the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, and the quality of life of cancer patients.  Before joining the faculty at West Virginia University, he completed an internship in internal medicine at Stanford University and a residency in radiation oncology at New York Methodist Hospital. 

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Curriculum Vitae

Current CV


1: Mattes MD, Weber WA, Foster A, Moshchinsky AB, Ahsanuddin S, Zhang Z, Shi W, Rizk NP, Wu AJ, Ashamalla H, Rimner A. A Predictive Model for Lymph Node Involvement with Malignancy on PET/CT in Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer. J Thorac Oncol. 2015 Aug;10(8):1207-12. doi: 10.1097/JTO.0000000000000601. PubMed PMID: 26200276.

2: Mattes MD, Moshchinsky AB, Ahsanuddin S, Rizk NP, Foster A, Wu AJ, Ashamalla H, Weber WA, Rimner A. Ratio of Lymph Node to Primary Tumor SUV on PET/CT Accurately Predicts Nodal Malignancy in Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer. Clin Lung Cancer. 2015 Jun 15. pii: S1525-7304(15)00163-1. doi: 10.1016/j.cllc.2015.06.001. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26163919.

3: Mattes MD, Bhatia JK, Metzger D, Ashamalla H, Katsoulakis E. Breast Cancer Subtype as a Predictor of Lymph Node Metastasis according to the SEER Registry. J Breast Cancer. 2015 Jun;18(2):143-8. doi: 10.4048/jbc.2015.18.2.143. Epub 2015 Jun 26. PubMed PMID: 26155290; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4490263.

4: Mattes MD, Patel KR, Burt LM, Hirsch AE. A Nationwide Medical Student Assessment of Oncology Education. J Cancer Educ. 2015 Jul 1. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26123764.

5: Mattes MD, Sloane MA. Reflections on Hope and Its Implications for End-of-Life Care. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2015 May;63(5):993-6. doi: 10.1111/jgs.13392. Epub 2015 May 4. PubMed PMID: 25940710.

6: Berliner L, Lemke HU, vanSonnenberg E, Ashamalla H, Mattes MD, Dosik D, Hazin  H, Shah S, Mohanty S, Verma S, Esposito G, Bargellini I, Battaglia V, Caramella D, Bartolozzi C, Morrison P. Model-guided therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma: a role for information technology in predictive, preventive and personalized medicine. EPMA J. 2014 Sep 23;5(1):16. doi: 10.1186/1878-5085-5-16. eCollection 2014. Review. PubMed PMID: 25538797; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4274760.

7: Mattes MD, Kan CC, Dalbagni G, Zelefsky MJ, Kollmeier MA. External beam radiation therapy for small cell carcinoma of the urinary bladder. Pract Radiat Oncol. 2015 Jan-Feb;5(1):e17-22. doi: 10.1016/j.prro.2014.03.013. Epub 2014 May 28. PubMed PMID: 25413423.

8: Mattes MD, Lee JC, Metzger DJ, Ashamalla H, Katsoulakis E. The incidence of pelvic and para-aortic lymph node metastasis in uterine papillary serous and clear cell carcinoma according to the SEER registry. J Gynecol Oncol. 2015 Jan;26(1):19-24. doi: 10.3802/jgo.2015.26.1.19. Epub 2014 Oct 13. PubMed PMID: 25310855; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4302280.

9: Katsoulakis E, Mattes MD, Rineer JM, Nabhani T, Mourad WF, Choi K, Schreiber D. Contemporary analysis of pelvic and para-aortic metastasis in endometrial cancer using the SEER registry. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2014 Dec;127(3):293-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ijgo.2014.06.022. Epub 2014 Aug 13. PubMed PMID: 25194213.

10: Ashamalla H, Mattes M, Guirguis A, Zaidi A, Mokhtar B, Tejwani A. The Anatomical Biological Value on Pretreatment (18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography Computed Tomography Predicts Response and Survival in Locally Advanced Head and Neck Cancer. World J Nucl Med. 2014 May;13(2):102-7. doi: 10.4103/1450-1147.139139. PubMed PMID: 25191124; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4150151.

11: Mattes MD, Tung K, Baum R, Parikh K, Ashamalla H. Understanding the Views of Those Who Care for Patients With Cancer on Advance Care Planning and End-of-life Care. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2014 Jun 16. pii: 1049909114540035. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24939206.

12: Mattes MD. The Evolving Role of Regional Radiation Oncology Societies in Resident Education. J Cancer Educ. 2015 Sep;30(3):428-31. doi:10.1007/s13187-014-0682-2. PubMed PMID: 24903140.

13: Mattes MD, Lee JC, Elnaiem S, Guirguis A, Ikoro NC, Ashamalla H. A predictive model to guide management of the overlap region between target volume and organs at risk in prostate cancer volumetric modulated arc therapy. Radiat Oncol J. 2014 Mar;32(1):23-30. doi: 10.3857/roj.2014.32.1.23. Epub 2014 Mar 27. PubMed PMID: 24724048; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3977128.

14: Mattes MD, Golden DW, Mohindra P, Kharofa J; ARRO Education Subcommittee. Results of the 2013 Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology career planning survey of practicing physicians in the United States. J Am Coll Radiol. 2014 Aug;11(8):817-23. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2013.12.027. Epub 2014 Apr 4. PubMed PMID: 24709553.

15: Mattes MD, Tai C, Lee A, Ashamalla H, Ikoro NC. The dosimetric effects of photon energy on the quality of prostate volumetric modulated arc therapy. Pract Radiat Oncol. 2014 Jan-Feb;4(1):e39-44. doi: 10.1016/j.prro.2013.03.001. Epub 2013 May 2. PubMed PMID: 24621430.

16: Mattes MD, Kharofa J, Zeidan YH, Tung K, Gondi V, Golden DW; ARRO Education Subcommittee. Results of the 2012-2013 Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology (ARRO) job search and career planning survey of graduating residents in the United States. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2014 Jan 1;88(1):25-32. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2013.09.033. Epub 2013 Nov 1. PubMed PMID: 24189129.

17: Mattes MD, Mann JM, Ashamalla H, Tejwani A. Routine histopathologic characteristics can predict oncotype DX(TM) recurrence score in subsets of breast cancer patients. Cancer Invest. 2013 Nov;31(9):604-6. doi: 10.3109/07357907.2013.849725. PubMed PMID: 24164299.

18: Vlashi E, Mattes M, Lagadec C, Donna LD, Phillips TM, Nikolay P, McBride WH, Pajonk F. Differential Effects of the Proteasome Inhibitor NPI-0052 against Glioma Cells. Transl Oncol. 2010 Feb;3(1):50-5. PubMed PMID: 20165695; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2822455.


2015 ABS High Dose Rate Brachytherapy Scholarship Recipient

2014 AANS/ASTRO Radiosurgery Course Participant

2014 Best Poster Presentation of Original Research at the New York Methodist Hospital Resident Research Day

2013 Wong Award for Original Scientific Research at the ACRO Annual Meeting

2012 and 2013 Original Scientific Paper of the Year at the New York Methodist Hospital Resident Research Day

2012 and 2013 Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award for the New York Methodist Hospital Radiation Oncology Department

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Special Training

  • Residency: Radiation Oncology
    New York Methiodist Hospital, 2014
  • Other Speciality Training: Internship
    Stanford University, 2010

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Radiology
    Radiation Oncology

Medical Specialities

Radiation Oncology (Cancer)

Clinical Interests

  • Bladder cancer / tumors
  • Brain cancer / tumors
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Lung cancer
  • Palliative radiotherapy
  • Prostate cancer
  • Rectal cancer