Dr Matrana is a ninth generation native of the New Orleans region. He received his bachelor and master's degrees in human genetics from Tulane University. He received his medical degree from the LSU School of Medicine at New Orleans. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Ochsner Medical Center where he served as Chief Medical Resident. He completed training in Hematology and Medical Oncology at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston where he received numerous awards and served as both Chief Fellow for Resident Education and overall Chief Fellow.
Dr Matrana's clinical practice at Ochsner focuses on treating patients with cancers of the genitourinary tract as well as lung cancer, gastrointestinal cancer, and other malignancies and hematologic diseases. Dr Matrana has conducted much ground-breaking research and authored numerous peer-reviewed articles, chapters, and other publications in the field of genitourinary medical oncology. He has spoken at conferences around the world on kidney cancer and is a recognized expert in the field. In addition to research and patient care, Dr Matrana is an active medical educator serving in leadership positions with local medical schools, including the University of Queensland School of Medicine/Ochsner Clinical School and the Ochsner Medical Oncology Fellowship Program.
Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans
Ochsner Medical Center, New Orleans, Louisiana
Ochsner Medical Center, New Orleans, Louisiana - Served as Chief Resident
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas - Chief Fellow Resident Education & overall Chief Fellow