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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.
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
EDUCATION & TRAINING
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
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