About Matthew Piotrowski
Dr. Piotrowski graduated from The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine and completed a General Surgery residency at Houston Methodist Hospital in Houston, TX. He continued his surgical training by completing a Breast Surgical Oncology fellowship at MD Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Piotrowski is board certified by the American Board of Surgery. He is a member of the American College of Surgeons, American Society of Breast Surgeons, and the Society of Surgical Oncology. Dr. Piotrowski holds an academic appointment as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Breast Surgical Oncology where he treats patients with both benign and malignant conditions of the breast. With the menu of options available to breast cancer patients, he makes sure that each patient understands their specific diagnosis, works to tailor a treatment that fits their needs, and most importantly, makes sure that they understand why they are performing each piece of their treatment plan.
Present Title & Affiliation
Assistant Professor, Department of Breast Surgical Oncology, Division of Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Fellowship Program Associate Director, Department of Breast Surgical Oncology, Division of Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Education & Training
|2013||Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA, USA, MD, Medicine|
|2009||The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA, BS, Biobehavioral Health|
|2018-2019||Clinical Fellowship, Breast Surgical Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston|
|2013-2018||Clinical Residency, General Surgery, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX|
Experience & Service
Clinical Specialist, Department of Breast Surgical Oncology, Division of Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 2018 - 2019
Honors & Awards
|2018||Corynne S. Uhl Award for Compassion and Excellence in Patient Care, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center|
|2017||Resident Leadership Award, Houston Methodist Hospital|
|2013||Intern of the Year, Houston Methodist Hospital|
- Piotrowski MJ, Gunn H, Kirby J, Ali L, Helm K. JAAD Grand Rounds quiz: Red-brown hyperkeratotic papules in a 69-year-old man. J Am Acad Dermatol 73(2):346-8, 2015. PMID: 26183990.
- West SG, McIntyre MD, Piotrowski MJ, Poupin N, Miller DL, Preston AG, Wagner P, Groves LF, Skulas-Ray AC. Effects of dark chocolate and cocoa consumption on endothelial function and arterial stiffness in overweight adults. Br J Nutr 111(4):653-61, 2014. e-Pub 2013. PMID: 24274771.
- West S.G., Skulas-Ray A.C., Piotrowski MJ, Crispell M.D., Groves L.F., Poupin N., and Wagner P.R.. High flavanol cocoa and dark chocolate enhance vasodilation and reduce arterial stiffness. FASEB J 24(1), 2010.
- Piotrowski MJ, Yi M, Contreras A, Hunt KK, Hwang RF, Kuerer HM, Le-Petross HC, Teshome M, Underbrink A, DeSnyder SM. Optimization of intraoperative lumpectomy specimen labeling improves concordance between surgeon and pathology. The American Society of Breast Surgeons [ASBrS] Volume XXI, 2020.