Matthew R Witten, PhD, DABR
Matthew R. Witten, PhD, DABR is the Director of CyberKnife Radiosurgery. He is also the Chief Physicist in the Division of Radiation Oncology. Dr. Witten is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Physics at Hofstra University, and was an Adjunct Associate Professor of Applied Physics at Columbia University. His research focuses on the use of computational intelligence and evolutionary methods to solve problems in radiation therapy. He has presented his original research on CyberKnife treatment planning optimization at many international meetings. He regularly serves on the technical review committee for IEEE conferences on computational intelligence. Dr. Witten is a Diplomate of the American Board of Radiology, Board Certified in the subspecialty of Therapeutic Radiologic Physics. He received his undergraduate degree in physics from Johns Hopkins University. He earned a PhD from Columbia University in applied physics, with a concentration in medical physics. He also received two Masters degrees from Columbia University in applied physics and received his clinical training at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Witten is a member of the Radiosurgery Society, American Association of Physicists in Medicine, American College of Radiology, Radiological Society of North America, American Brachytherapy Society, and IEEE.