Matthew McCurdy, MD, Ph.D., DABR

Board-Certified Cancer Specialist, Integrative Oncologist

Integrative Oncology, Radiation Oncology

Matthew McCurdy, MD, PhD, DABR, is board-certified in both radiation oncology and integrative oncology. He treats all types of cancer.

Educational Background

Dr. McCurdy graduated with a Bachelor of Science in engineering, which led to a job as project manager for NASA, where he worked on John Glenn’s second space journey. He completed his medical school and residency training at Baylor College of Medicine, where he served as chief resident. Dr. McCurdy received a PhD in bioengineering through the MD/PhD program funded by the National Institutes of Health. He is also board certified in integrative medicine. Dr. McCurdy is also a music therapist and is certified in heart rate variability.

Dr. McCurdy gives lectures on integrative oncology, nutritionist medicine, and spirituality for continuing medical education for physicians and nurses through the St David’s and Seton Hospital systems, and pharmacists (at the upcoming annual UT pharmacy school conference) as well as lectures for the general public (with upcoming lectures on spirituality at Cancer Rehab Austin and Seton Cove). Dr. McCurdy was recently invited to give a featured contribution on integrative oncology in the Austin edition of Natural Awakenings. Dr. McCurdy is an active member of the Society of Integrative Oncology where he holds several leadership positions.  Dr. McCurdy is also an active member of the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine, American Association of Radiation Oncology, Texas Medical Association, Texas Radiological Society, and the Travis County Medical Society.

Awards & Research

Dr. McCurdy has published extensively on novel radiation oncology treatments and has presented talks at many national meetings. He received the Young Oncologist Award and Roentgen Research Award. The International Association of Radiologists named him a Top Doctor in 2013.

Volunteer Work

Dr. McCurdy contributes greatly to the community with his extensive philanthropic endeavors. He serves as a Scientific Advisor Board Member at the Radiosurgical Research Institute, is president-elect of the Gynecologic Oncology section of the Society of Integrative Oncology (SIO), is a Clinical Committee and Communications Committee member of SIO, is a Seton Network Cancer Committee Member and St. David’s Cancer Committee Member, and is a Member-at-Large of the Texas Radiological Society Radiation Oncology Section.

What I Love About My Job

“I join my patients in the fight against cancer and provide hope. I’ve managed the cancer care of my own family, and I believe in treating each patient as a member of mine. I treat the whole patient during and after treatment using the latest evidence-based and integrative medicine.”


To schedule an appointment with Dr. Matthew McCurdy, call Austin Cancer Center at 512.505.5500 today, or use our online Request an Appointment form.