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Mathews L. George, M.D.

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Provider Type: Physician

Board Certifications:
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology
  • Palliative Medicine


General Summary

Mathews L. George, M.D., is a board certified physician at Texas Oncology in the El Paso region. Dr. George received his medical doctorate at Kasturba Medical College in India. He then completed a residency in internal medicine at the University Hospital of Wales in the United Kingdom where he specialized in medical oncology and palliative medicine as well as became a member of the Royal College of Physicians.

In 2004, Dr. George moved to the United States where he continued his medical training with a categorical medicine internship at the Medical College of Wisconsin and an internal medicine residency at Houston Methodist. He then completed a medical oncology fellowship at The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston followed by a palliative medicine fellowship at Marshfield Clinic in Wisconsin.

Prior to joining Texas Oncology, Dr. George established the medical oncology program at the Harlingen Veterans Affairs Clinic which provides cancer care for more than 50,000 U.S. veterans. After his tour, he established the medical oncology program at the Nacogdoches Medical Center.

Dr. George enjoys music, photography, cooking, and spending time with his wife, who is a practicing neurologist, as well as his three children, who are all currently medical school students.


  • Fellowship in Medical Oncology
    The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
  • Fellowship in Palliative Medicine
    Marshfield Clinic, WI
  • Residency in Internal Medicine
    Houston Methodist, Houston, TX
  • Residency in Internal Medicine
    University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, United Kingdom
  • Internship in Categorical Medicine
    Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
  • Medical Doctorate
    Kasturba Medical College, India
  • Master of Science in Palliative Medicine
    University of Wales, Cardiff, United Kingdom
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
    Kasturba Medical College, India

Accolades & Memberships

  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Dr. Michael E. DeBakey, M.D. Bronze Medal
  • Texas Medical Society

Previous Medical Practice

  • Nacogdoches Medical Center, Department of Medicine Chair, Nacogdoches, TX (November 2022 – October 2023)
  • Nacogdoches Medical Center, Chief Medical Oncologist, Nacogdoches, TX (October 2019 – October 2023)
  • St. Luke’s, Medical Oncologist, Duluth, MN (July 2019 – September 2019)
  • Veterans Affairs Texas Valley Coastal Bend Healthcare System, Chief Medical Oncologist, Harlingen, TX (April 2015 – July 2019)
  • Sanford Medical Center, Medical Oncologist, Bismarck, ND (November 2014 – April 2015)
  • Michael E. DeBakey Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Medical Oncologist, Houston, TX (September 2012 – October 2014)
  • CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital, Hospitalist, Corpus Christi, TX (September 2009 – April 2010)
  • Queen Elizabeth Hospital Kings Lynn NHS Trust, Staff Oncologist, King's Lynn, United Kingdom (February 1999 – December 2004)
  • Al Ain Medical Center, Junior Physician, United Arab Emirates (January 1996 – May 1996)
  • Carmel Mission Hospital, Physician, Kerala, India (June 1995 – January 1996)