Matthew Harkenrider, MD

Radiation Oncology

Assistant Professor

Languages Spoken

English, Spanish-not fluent

Clinical Expertise

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

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


  • Adjuvant vaginal brachytherapy for early-stage endometrial cancer: A comprehensive review Harkenrider, M. M.; Block, A. M.; Alektiar, K. M.; Gaffney, D. K.; Jones, E.; Klopp, A.; Viswanathan, A. N.; Small, W., Jr, Brachytherapy
  • Clinical Application of a Hybrid RapidArc Radiotherapy Technique for Locally Advanced Lung Cancer Silva, S. R.; Surucu, M.; Steber, J.; Harkenrider, M. M.; Choi, M., Technology in Cancer Research & Treatment
  • Consensus Recommendations for Radiation Therapy Contouring and Treatment of Vulvar Carcinoma Gaffney, D. K.; King, B.; Viswanathan, A. N.; Barkati, M.; Beriwal, S.; Eifel, P.; Erickson, B.; Fyles, A.; Goulart, J.; Harkenrider, M.; Jhingran, A.; Klopp, A.; Koh, W. J.; Lim, K.; Petersen, I.; Portelance, L.; Small, W., Jr; Stewart, A.; Wiebe, E.; Wolfson, A.; Yashar, C.; Bosch, W., International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics
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  • Decreased Risk of Radiation Pneumonitis With Coincident Concurrent Use of Angiotensin-converting Enzyme Inhibitors in Patients Receiving Lung Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy Alite, F.; Balasubramanian, N.; Adams, W.; Surucu, M.; Mescioglu, I.; Harkenrider, M. M., American Journal of Clinical Oncology
  • Evaluation of a Template-Based Algorithm for Markerless Lung Tumor Localization on Single and Dual Energy Kilovoltage Images Block, A. M.; Patel, R.; Surucu, M.; Harkenrider, M. M.; Roeske, J. C., The British journal of radiology
  • Image Guided Cervical Brachytherapy: 2014 Survey of the American Brachytherapy Society Grover, S.; Harkenrider, M. M.; Cho, L. P.; Erickson, B.; Small, C.; Small, W., Jr; Viswanathan, A. N., International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics
  • Long-term Benefit of Tumor Volume-Directed Involved Field Radiation Therapy in the Management of Recurrent Ovarian Cancer Albuquerque, K.; Patel, M.; Liotta, M.; Harkenrider, M.; Guo, R.; Small, W., Jr; Ronald, P., International journal of gynecological cancer : official journal of the International Gynecological Cancer Society
  • Multi-institutional experience of stereotactic body radiotherapy for large (>/=5 centimeters) non-small cell lung tumors Verma, V.; Shostrom, V. K.; Kumar, S. S.; Zhen, W.; Hallemeier, C. L.; Braunstein, S. E.; Holland, J.; Harkenrider, M. M.; S Iskhanian, A.; Neboori, H. J.; Jabbour, S. K.; Attia, A.; Lee, P.; Alite, F.; Walker, J. M.; Stahl, J. M.; Wang, K.; Bingham, B. S.; Hadzitheodorou, C.; Decker, R. H.; McGarry, R. C.; Simone, C. B., 2nd, Cancer
  • Point A vs. HR-CTV D90 in MRI-based cervical brachytherapy of small and large lesions Harmon, G.; Diak, A.; Shea, S. M.; Yacoub, J. H.; Small, W., Jr; Harkenrider, M. M., Brachytherapy
  • 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
  • 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