Matthew Mossanen, MD, is a urologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and assistant professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Mossanen is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in Los Angeles, CA and received his medical degree from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He also holds a Master of Public Health from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in Boston, MA. Dr. Mossanen completed a residency in Urology from the University of Washington in Seattle, WA followed by a fellowship in Urologic Oncology in the Combined Harvard Urologic Oncology Fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham & Women’s Hospital.
His clinical interests include: bladder cancer, kidney cancer, kidney masses/cysts, laparoscopic surgery, penile cancer, prostate cancer, robotic surgery, testicular cancer. His research interests involve the quality of, access to, and delivery of cancer care. He received a Partners in Health Policy Grant to support a project that attempts to create a cost-effective, easily scalable program to help cancer patients, especially the elderly and frail, prepare for morbid operations. He supports the use of checklists in the pre-operative period to help cancer patients, caregivers, and providers by focusing on high-yield tasks. Dr. Mossanen is interested in improving the quality of care provided to cancer patients in the US and abroad.