Matthew Harkenrider, MD

Radiation Oncology

Assistant Professor

Languages Spoken

English, Spanish-not fluent

Clinical Expertise

  • Gynecologic Brachytherapy
  • HDR Prostate Brachytherapy
  • LDR Prostate Seed Brachytherapy
  • Lung Cancer
  • MRI-based Cervical Cancer Brachytherapy
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy
  • Gynecologic Cancer

About Dr. Harkenrider

Sports, Cooking, Live Music, Exercise, Food & Wine, Homebrewing

Medical Education

Medical School
Indiana University School of Medicine
University of Louisville School of Medicine - Radiation Oncology

Board Certification

American Board of


  • A multi-institutional study to assess adherence to lung stereotactic body radiotherapy planning goals Woerner, A.; Roeske, J. C.; Harkenrider, M. M.; Fan, J.; Aydogan, B.; Koshy, M.; Laureckas, R.; Vali, F.; Campana, M.; Surucu, M., Medical physics
  • Bladder distension improves the dosimetry of organs at risk during intracavitary cervical high-dose-rate brachytherapy Harmon, G.; Chinsky, B.; Surucu, M.; Harkenrider, M.; Small, W., Jr, Brachytherapy
  • Image-Based Brachytherapy for the Treatment of Cervical Cancer Harkenrider, M. M.; Alite, F.; Silva, S. R.; Small, W., Jr, International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics
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  • Markerless motion tracking of lung tumors using dual-energy fluoroscopy Patel, R.; Panfil, J.; Campana, M.; Block, A. M.; Harkenrider, M. M.; Surucu, M.; Roeske, J. C., Medical physics
  • SU-E-J-188: Theoretical Estimation of Margin Necessary for Markerless Motion Tracking Patel, R.; Block, A.; Harkenrider, M.; Roeske, J., Medical physics
  • SU-E-J-207: Effect of Pulse Sequence Parameters On Geometric Distortions Induced by a Titanium Brachytherapy Applicator Shea, S.; Diak, A.; Surucu, M.; Harkenrider, M.; Yacoub, J.; Roeske, J.; Small, W., Medical physics
  • Tumor volume change with stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) for early-stage lung cancer: evaluating the potential for adaptive SBRT Bhatt, A. D.; El-Ghamry, M. N.; Dunlap, N. E.; Bhatt, G.; Harkenrider, M. M.; Schuler, J. C.; Zacarias, A.; Civelek, A. C.; Pan, J.; Rai, S. N.; Woo, S. Y., American Journal of Clinical Oncology
  • Vaginal brachytherapy for postoperative endometrial cancer: 2014 Survey of the American Brachytherapy Society Harkenrider, M. M.; Grover, S.; Erickson, B. A.; Viswanathan, A. N.; Small, C.; Kliethermes, S.; Small, W., Jr, Brachytherapy
  • Prospective evaluation of dual-energy imaging in patients undergoing image guided radiation therapy for lung cancer: initial clinical results Sherertz, T.; Hoggarth, M.; Luce, J.; Block, A. M.; Nagda, S.; Harkenrider, M. M.; Emami, B.; Roeske, J. C., International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics
  • Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy for Unbiopsied Early-stage Lung Cancer: A Multi-Institutional Analysis Harkenrider, M. M.; Bertke, M. H.; Dunlap, N. E., American Journal of Clinical Oncology
  • The role of vaginal cuff brachytherapy in endometrial cancer Harkenrider, M. M.; Block, A. M.; Siddiqui, Z. A.; Small, W., Jr, Gynecologic oncology
  • Contralateral prophylactic mastectomy: clinical and pathological features from a prospective database Barry, P. N.; Johnson, R. R.; Harkenrider, M. M.; Freeman, A. B.; Kruse, B.; Wilson, M. R.; Pan, J.; Dragun, A. E., The American Journal of the Medical Sciences