Dr. Matthew Phelps appointed as Program Fellowship Director of Breast Imaging

A photo of Dr. Matthew Phelps. Dr. Phelps wears a blue button-up shirt and smiles into the camera. He has dark brown hair and a brown beard.The Department of Radiology is pleased to announce that assistant professor Matthew Phelps, M.D., was appointed as the Program Fellowship Director of Breast Imaging this fall at the University of Washington (UW). Dr. Phelps is also a physician at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center (FHCC).  

His clinical practice includes all aspects of breast imaging, including mammography, tomosynthesis, ultrasound, MRI, and breast interventional procedures. His primary goal as a radiologist is to provide compassionate, evidence-based medical care to all of his patients. 

Some of Dr. Phelps’ new responsibilities include the recruitment and appointments of new fellows, creating didactic programming, career counseling, offering mentorship, and overall program management.  

Dr. Phelps grew up in Northern California and graduated summa cum laude as one of four Maxwell Scholars from Pacific Union College in 2013. He earned his medical doctorate in 2017 and finished diagnostic radiology residency in 2022 at the Loma Linda University Medical Center in Loma Linda, CA. 

Afterwards, Dr. Phelps moved to Seattle, WA where he completed his breast imaging fellowship training in 2023 at the University of Washington. Outside of work, he is an avid outdoors enthusiast and prefers to spend his free time hiking and fishing throughout the beautiful Pacific Northwest.  Dr. Phelps completed his diagnostic radiology residency at Loma Linda University School of Medicine and his breast imaging fellowship with UW at FHCC. 

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