Dr. Matthew Cavey, MD

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Dr. Matthew Cavey, MD

Radiation Oncology | Male

The Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders 800 W Magnolia Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76104 Get Directions
(817) 759-7000

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I understand my patients are dealing with something very serious. Knowing I have the potential to make a dramatic impact in someone?s life makes my work very special. In addition to offering the finest radiation technology available in the nation, I do my best to make sure patients have the information and understanding necessary to make the right decisions about their treatment.Read more

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  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthSmart
  • MAPFRE Life Insurance Company of Puerto Rico
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • PHCS
  • Teachers Retirement System (TRS)
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (5)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (4)
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Specialties

  • Radiation Oncology

Board Certifications

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  • Radiation Oncology

Conditions Treated

  • Anal Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Brain Tumor
  • Breast Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cancer of Floor of Mouth
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gland Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Tumor
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Tumor
  • Lymphoma
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Neck Cancer
  • Pharyngeal Cancer
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skull Base Tumor
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vulvar Cancer

Procedures Performed

Dr. Cavey says..

Dr. Cavey is trained in the use of Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT), Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT), 3D Conformal Radiation Therapy and the administration of radiopharmaceuticals. He also has extensive experience in brachytherapy, including delivery of MammoSite® partial breast irradiation and treatment of gynecologic malignancies.

Dr. Cavey is also highly skilled in the use of CyberKnife® Radiosurgery, a complex type of cancer treatment using precise radiation in place of surgery.  This technology can be effective for treating tumors previously considered inoperable. 

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  • Brachytherapy
  • Cancer Treatment
  • High-Dose Rate (HDR) Brachytherapy
  • Radiation Oncology Procedures
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Radiosurgery - CyberKnife® and Gamma Knife
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Texas.

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston

    Graduated in 2001

  • Internship Hospital
    Austin Medical Education Programs

    Completed in 2002

  • Residency Hospital
    University of Texas Medical Branch

    Completed in 2006

  • Undergraduate School
    Southern Methodist University

    Graduated in 1995

  • Other Education
    Southern Methodist University

    Completed in 1997

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Research and Education Foundation, Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award, 2006, 2005
    • Fort Worth, Texas Magazine Top Doc, 2007, 2009
    • NCCN Fellow Recognition Program, 2006
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  • Media & Publications
    • IMRT to Escalate the Dose to the Prostate while Treating the Pelvic Nodes., 2005 Jul
    • Does treatment of the pelvic nodes with IMRT increase late rectal toxicity over conformal prostate-only radiotherapy to 76 Gy?, 2006 Sep
    • Dosimetric comparison of conventional and forward planned intensity modulated techniques for comprehensive locoregional irradiation of post-mastectomy left breast cancers., 2005
    • Is IMRT necessary to meet rectal dose objectives when pelvic lymphatics are part of the initial treatment volume?, 2006 Jan 1
    • Virtual endoscopic evaluation of labyrinthine fistulae resulting from cholesteatoma., 2001 Oct
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Radiation Oncology
  • Board certified in Radiation Oncology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Cavey's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Cavey

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How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Cavey's Care Philosophy

I understand my patients are dealing with something very serious. Knowing I have the potential to make a dramatic impact in someone?s life makes my work very special. In addition to offering the finest radiation technology available in the nation, I do my best to make sure patients have the information and understanding necessary to make the right decisions about their treatment.

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Dr. Cavey says...

Dr. Cavey is trained in the use of Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT), Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT), 3D Conformal Radiation Therapy and the administration of radiopharmaceuticals. He also has extensive experience in brachytherapy, including delivery of MammoSite® partial breast irradiation and treatment of gynecologic malignancies.

Dr. Cavey is also highly skilled in the use of CyberKnife® Radiosurgery, a complex type of cancer treatment using precise radiation in place of surgery.  This technology can be effective for treating tumors previously considered inoperable.