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Matthew C. Solhjem, MD

Accepting New Patients
4805 Northeast Glisan Street, Garden Level
Portland, OR 97213
2320.8 miles away
Speaks: English

The Elsie Franz Finley Radiation Oncology Center - Providence Portland Medical Center

4805 Northeast Glisan Street, Garden Level, Portland, OR 97213

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About Matthew C. Solhjem

“I aim to help patients and their families understand their diagnosis and offer them the best treatment available to optimize their chance of cure."

Dr. Solhjem graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School and completed his residency in radiation oncology at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, where he went on to become Chief Resident. Dr Solhjem currently focuses on prostate cancer, gastrointestinal cancers, lung cancer and brain cancer at The Oregon Clinic Radiation Oncology and Providence Portland Medical Center (Providence Cancer Institute). He performs prostate HDR brachytherapy, SBRT (MRI-guided and Linac-based), Gamma Knife Radiosurgery, Image-guided IMRT, and Intra-operative HDR brachytherapy.

Dr. Solhjem brings the clinic several honors and awards, including the Resident of the Year Award, the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Roentgen Resident Research Award, and Portland Monthly "Top Doctor". He has published articles in leading scientific journals on prostate seed implants and High Dose Rate brachytherapy for uterine cancer. Dr. Solhjem has served as a principle investigator for the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group.

In his free time, Dr. Solhjem enjoys spending time with his children, sailing, hiking, traveling, and exploring the Pacific Northwest.


Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education


Meritcare Hospital

Medical School

University of Minnesota Medical School

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Radiology, Radiation Oncology

Clackamas Radiation Oncology Center
9280 Southeast Sunnybrook Boulevard, Suite 100
Clackamas, OR 97015

Affiliated Locations
Providence St. Vincent Medical Center
The Gamma Knife Center of Oregon
Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center
Providence Portland Medical Center
Providence Milwaukie Hospital

Clinical Interests

  • Anal Cancer
  • Anorectal Cancer
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (Avm)
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Neoplasms
  • Carcinoid Tumor
  • Colon Cancer
  • External Beam Radiation Therapy
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gamma Knife
  • Gamma Knife Perfexion
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  • Gastroesophageal Junction Cancer
  • High Dose Rate Brachytherapy
  • Hypopharyngeal Cancer
  • Image Guided Radiation Therapy
  • Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy
  • Intraoperative Radiation Therapy
  • Islet Cell Tumor
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Meningioma
  • Metastatic Prostate Cancer
  • Metastatic Squamous Neck Cancer With Occult Primary
  • Mouth Cancer
  • Nasopharyngeal Cancer
  • Neoplasm Of Salivary Gland
  • Oropharyngeal Cancer
  • Paranasal Sinus And Nasal Cavity Cancer
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Radiation Treatment For Lung Cancer
  • Sarcoma
  • Side Effects Of Cancer Treatment
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Bowel Cancer
  • Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia