Matthew Solhjem MD

Matthew Solhjem MD

TEL: 503-215-6029
FAX: 503-215-6387

We treat each patient as a whole person. My team and I provide state of the art, compassionate, evidence-based care.

Dr. Solhjem graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School and completed his residency in radiation oncology at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. He went on to become the Chief Resident of Radiation Oncology at the Mayo Clinic. He currently focuses on gastrointestinal cancer, prostate cancer, lung cancer, and both benign and malignant brain tumors, as well as other radiation oncology needs at The Oregon Clinic Radiation Oncology. Dr. Solhjem brings the clinic several honors and awards, including the Resident of the Year Award and the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Roentgen Resident Research Award. He has published articles in leading scientific journals on prostate seed implants and High Dose Rate brachytherapy for uterus cancer. Dr. Solhjem has also served as the principle investigator for the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group.

In his free time, Dr. Solhjem enjoys spending time with his kids and sailing.

Other Activities

Published articles in leading scientific journals on prostate seed implants, HDR brachytherapy for uterus cancer, SBRT for lung cancer.

Research has been presented at national meetings.

Member, American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology

Principle Investigator for Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG) for Western Oncology Research Consortium

Member, American Society for Clinical Oncology

Member, American Brachytherapy Society

Member, Leksell Gamma Knife Society


Residency, Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, 2004

Internship, Transitional Medicine, Meritcare Medical Center, Fargo, ND, 2001

MD, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 2000

BA, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 1996


Radiation Oncology


National Consumer Advisory Board, “America’s Best Physicians 2015”

Portland Monthly Magazine, “Top Doctors” 2013, 2024

Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Roentgen Resident Research Award

Chief Resident, Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic

Internship, “Resident of the Year” Award

Phi Beta Kappa, University of Minnesota

Summa Cum Laude, University of Minnesota