Department of Radiation Oncology

Samuel Swisher-mcclure

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Samuel Swisher-Mcclure, M.D., M.S.H.P.

Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
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
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

Mohiuddin Jahan J, Chu Brian, Facciabene Andrea, Poirier Kendra, Wang Xingmei, Doucette Abigail, Zheng Cathy, Xu Wei, Anstadt Emily J, Amaravadi Ravi K, Karakousis Giorgos C, Mitchell Tara C, Huang Alexander C, Shabason Jacob E, Lin Alexander, Swisher-McClure Samuel, Maity Amit, Schuchter Lynn M, Lukens John N: Association of antibiotic exposure with survival and toxicity in patients with melanoma receiving immunotherapy. Journal of the National Cancer Institute Apr 2020.

LaRiviere Michael J, Santos Patricia Mae G, Jones Joshua A, Lukens John Nicholas, Vapiwala Neha, Swisher-McClure Samuel D, Berman Abigail T: Introducing Multidisciplinary Oncology Management to the Medical Student. Advances in radiation oncology 5(2): 289-291, Mar-Apr 2020.

Diffenderfer Eric S, Verginadis Ioannis I, Kim Michele M, Shoniyozov Khayrullo, Velalopoulou Anastasia, Goia Denisa, Putt Mary, Hagan Sarah, Avery Stephen, Teo Kevin, Zou Wei, Lin Alexander, Swisher-McClure Samuel, Koch Cameron, Kennedy Ann R, Minn Andy, Maity Amit, Busch Theresa M, Dong Lei, Koumenis Costas, Metz James, Cengel Keith A: Design, Implementation, and in Vivo Validation of a Novel Proton FLASH Radiation Therapy System. International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics 106(2): 440-448, Feb 2020.

Frick Melissa A, Feigenberg Steven J, Jean-Baptiste Samuel R, Aguarin Louise A, Mendes Amberly, Chinniah Chimbu, Swisher-McClure Samuel, Berman Abigail, Levin William, Cengel Keith, Hahn Stephen M, Dorsey Jay F, Simone Charles B, Kao Gary D: Circulating tumor cells are associated with recurrent disease in patients with early stage non-small cell lung cancer treated with stereotactic body radiation therapy. Clinical cancer research : an official journal of the American Association for Cancer Research Jan 2020.

Borja Austin J, Hancin Emily C, Dreyfuss Alexandra D, Zhang Vincent, Mathew Toby, Rojulpote Chaitanya, Werner Thomas J, Patil Shivaraj, Gonuguntla Karthik, Lin Alexander, Feigenberg Steven J, Swisher-McClure Samuel, Alavi Abass, Revheim Mona-Elisabeth: F-FDG-PET/CT in the quantification of photon radiation therapy-induced vasculitis. American journal of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging 10(1): 66-73, 2020.

Hague Christina, Aznar Marianne, Dong Lei, Fotouhi-Ghiam Alireza, Lee Lip Wai, Li Taoran, Lin Alexander, Lowe Matthew, Lukens John N, McPartlin Andrew, O'Reilly Shannon, Slevin Nick, Swisher-Mcclure Samuel, Thomson David, Van Herk Marcel, West Catharine, Zou Wei, Teo Boon-Keng Kevin: Inter-fraction robustness of intensity-modulated proton therapy in the post-operative treatment of oropharyngeal and oral cavity squamous cell carcinomas. The British journal of radiology Page: 20190638, Dec 2019.

Swisher-McClure Samuel, Lukens John N, Aggarwal Charu, Ahn Peter, Basu Devraj, Bauml Joshua M, Brody Robert, Chalian Ara, Cohen Roger B, Fotouhi-Ghiam Alireza, Geiger Geoffrey, Gershowitz Jared, Livolsi Virginia, Mitra Nandita, Montone Kathleen, Newman Jason, Ojerholm Eric, O'Malley Bert, Rajasekaran Karthik, Tan Erik, Weinstein Gregory, Lin Alexander: A Phase II Trial of Alternative Volumes of Oropharyngeal Irradiation for De-intensification (AVOID): Omission of the Resected Primary Tumor Bed Following Transoral Robotic Surgery for Human Papilloma Virus Related Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Oropharynx. International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics Nov 2019.

Gershowitz Jared, Chao Hann-Hsiang, Doucette Abigail, Lukens John N, Swisher-McClure Samuel, Weinstein Gregory S, O'Malley Bert W, Chalian Ara A, Rassekh Christopher H, Newman Jason G, Cohen Roger B, Bauml Joshua M, Aggarwal Charu, Lin Alexander: Risk of Post-Operative, Pre-Radiotherapy Contralateral Neck Recurrence in Patients Treated with Surgery Followed by Adjuvant Radiotherapy for Human Papilloma Virus-Associated Tonsil Cancer. The British journal of radiology 92(1104): 20190466, Oct 2019.

Grewal Amardeep S, Min Eun Jeong, Long Qi, Grewal Sharonjit K, Jain Varsha, Levin William P, Cengel Keith A, Swisher-McClure Samuel, Aggarwal Charu, Bauml Joshua M, Singh Aditi, Ciunci Christine, Cohen Roger B, Langer Corey, Feigenberg Steven J, Berman Abigail T: Early Tumor and Nodal Response in Patients with Locally-advanced NSCLC Predict for Oncologic Outcomes in Patients Treated with Concurrent Proton Therapy and Chemotherapy: Tumor Regression Predicts Outcomes in LA-NSCLC. International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics 106(2): 358-368, Oct 2019.

Grewal Amardeep S, Rajasekaran Karthik, Cannady Steven B, Chalian Ara A, Ghiam Alireza F, Lin Alexander, LiVolsi Virginia, Lukens John N, Mitra Nandita, Montone Kathleen T, Newman Jason G, O'Malley Bert W, Rassekh Christopher H, Weinstein Gregory S, Swisher-McClure Samuel: Pharyngeal-sparing radiation for head and neck carcinoma of unknown primary following TORS assisted work-up. The Laryngoscope Aug 2019.

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