Department of Radiation Oncology

Samuel Swisher-Mcclure

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Samuel Swisher-Mcclure, MD, MSHP

Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at the Veteran's Administration Medical Center
Department: Radiation Oncology

Contact information
3400 Civic Center Boulevard, TRC2 West
Department of Radiation Oncology
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-220-9460
Fax: 215-349-5445
Education:
BA (English Literature)
Middlebury College, 2000.
MD (Medicine)
West Virginia University School of Medicine, 2007.
MSHP (Health Policy Research)
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, 2014.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Dr. Swisher-McClure's clinical practice is focused on the multidisciplinary management of patients with thoracic and head and neck malignancies.

Description of Research Expertise

Samuel Swisher-McClure, MD MSHP is an Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at the University of Pennsylvania. He serves as the residency program director for the Department of Radiation Oncology and directly oversees the clinical training of 16 residents within the department. He conducts oncology related health services research, and previously completed a Masters degree in Health Policy Research at the University of Pennsylvania.

Selected Publications

Nead Kevin T, Swisher-McClure Samuel, Shah Nigam H: Androgen Deprivation Therapy and Subsequent Dementia-Reply. JAMA oncology May 2017.

Trifiletti Daniel M, Smith Andrew, Mitra Nandita, Grover Surbhi, Lukens John N, Cohen Roger B, Read Paul, Mendenhall William M, Lin Alexander, Swisher-McClure Samuel: Beyond Positive Margins and Extracapsular Extension: Evaluating the Utilization and Clinical Impact of Postoperative Chemoradiotherapy in Resected Locally Advanced Head and Neck Cancer. Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology 35(14): 1550-1560, May 2017.

Guttmann David M, Mitra Nandita, Bekelman Justin, Metz James M, Plastaras John, Feng Weiwei, Swisher-McClure Samuel: Improved overall survival with aggressive primary tumor radiotherapy for patients with metastatic esophageal cancer. Journal of thoracic oncology : official publication of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer Apr 2017.

Nead Kevin T, Gaskin Greg, Chester Cariad, Swisher-McClure Samuel, Leeper Nicholas J, Shah Nigam H: Association Between Androgen Deprivation Therapy and Risk of Dementia. JAMA Oncol 3(1): 49-55, Jan 2017.

Apinorasethkul Ontida, Kirk Maura, Teo Kevin, Swisher-McClure Samuel, Lukens John N, Lin Alexander: Pencil beam scanning proton therapy vs rotational arc radiation therapy: A treatment planning comparison for postoperative oropharyngeal cancer. Medical dosimetry : official journal of the American Association of Medical Dosimetrists Nov 2016 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Ojerholm Eric, Lukens J Nicholas, Ahn Peter H, Geiger Geoffrey, Swisher-McClure Samuel, Newman Jason, Chalian Ara, Weinstein Gregory, O'Malley Bert W, Cohen Roger, Lin Alexander: Benefits of omitting primary site radiation therapy after transoral robotic surgery: Only time will tell. Practical radiation oncology Nov 2016.

Nead Kevin T, Gaskin Greg, Chester Cariad, Swisher-McClure Samuel, Dudley Joel T, Leeper Nicholas J, Shah Nigam H: Influence of age on androgen deprivation therapy-associated Alzheimer's disease. Scientific reports 6: 35695, Oct 2016 Notes: doi: 10.1038/srep35695.

Nead Kevin T, Gaskin Greg, Chester Cariad, Swisher-McClure Samuel, Dudley Joel T, Leeper Nicholas J, Shah Nigam H: Reply to R.L. Bowen et al, M. Froehner et al, J.L. Leow et al, and C. Brady et al. Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology 34(23): 2804-5, Aug 2016.

Trifiletti Daniel M, Swisher-McClure Samuel, Showalter Timothy N, Cantrell Leigh A, Grover Surbhi: Utilization of Postoperative Chemoradiotherapy Among Women in the United States With High-risk Cervical Cancer. American journal of clinical oncology Jun 2016 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Swisher-McClure Samuel, Yin Lingshu, Rosen Mark, Batra Sonny, Berman Abigail T, Both Stefan, Vapiwala Neha: Prospective MRI-based imaging study to assess feasibility of proton therapy for post-prostatectomy radiation. Acta oncologica (Stockholm, Sweden) Page: 1-6, May 2016.

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