Dr. Matthew Mallory • Radiation Oncology
Dr. Mallory is originally from Virginia, where he went to school at Virginia Tech and earned a degree in electrical engineering graduating summa cum laude. He then worked in the aerospace and defense industry as a radiofrequency engineer before changing careers and enrolling in medical school at the University of Virginia. After graduation from medical school, he completed an internship in internal medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University. Due to his background in engineering and physics, he became interested in the field of radiation oncology and went on to complete a residency at the University of Kansas in Kansas City. At the end of his training, he was invited for an externship in Switzerland at the Paul Scherrer Institute, a world renowned research institution in particle physics research including the treatment of pediatric and rare adult cancers with proton therapy. He then served as the medical director of a rural hospital in Kansas where he brought new and advanced treatment techniques to an underserved population before moving to Northwest Arkansas to join Highlands Oncology.
Dr. Mallory is passionate about cancer, treats all disease sites, and is committed to continually improving his practice to always offer patients state of the art care with the highest success rates and fewest side effects. In his spare time, Dr. Mallory enjoys adventure and exploring new hobbies. He plays golf, snow skis, and scuba dives and enjoys travelling around the world to new places for these activities. He is particularly fond of travelling to the German-speaking countries in Europe and attempting to improve his language skills. He loves cooking and trying new food and drink, especially seafood and craft beers. He has never lost his love of engineering and tinkers with microelectronics and circuit boards at home along with working on cars and motorcycles. He is an instrument-rated private pilot as well.