Matthew James Schuchert, MD

Physicians

Matthew Schuchert, MD, is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon at UPMC CancerCenter
  • Specialty:

    Surgery
  • Secondary Specialty:

    Thoracic Surgery
  • Board Certifications:

    Surgery, Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
  • Education:

    MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
  • Residency:

    University of Pittsburgh Medical School, Pittsburgh, PA University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Fellowships:

    University of Pittsburgh Medical School, Pittsburgh, PA University of Pittsburgh Medical School, Pittsburgh, PA University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Affiliations:

    UPMC Shadyside UPMC Presbyterian UPMC McKeesport UPMC St. Margaret Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC UPMC Passavant UPMC Mercy

Matthew James Schuchert, MD

Physicians

Biography

Matthew J. Schuchert, MD, is an assistant professor of surgery in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery. He specializes in all aspects of thoracic surgical oncology, radiofrequency ablation, and CyberKnife.

Dr. Schuchert is board-certified in general surgery and thoracic surgery. He completed an undergraduate degree at Yale University, and received a medical degree at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He completed a residency in general surgery at UPMC, followed by a fellowship in minimally invasive thoracic and foregut surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

Dr. Schuchert is a member of many surgical societies including the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, the Society of University Surgeons, and the American College of Surgeons. He has written numerous chapters and journal articles on lung and esophageal cancer. Additionally, his research investigates the immunology of lung cancer, and is primarily focused on the development of new therapies for cancer.

Learn more about Dr. Schuchert's research interests