Ryan Mattison, MD

  • Hematology
Ryan J. Mattison, MD


Ryan Mattison, MD, is a UW Health hematologist and an associate professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology, Medical Oncology and Palliative Care at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

Dr. Mattison cares for adult patients with blood and bone marrow disorders and cancers such as leukemia, lymphoma and myelodysplastic syndrome (blood cell disorders). He also provides care for patients with soft tissue and bone cancers (collectively known as sarcoma).

Dr. Mattison uses the latest technologies and treatments, including bone marrow transplants and other cellular therapies, to treat cancer patients. What excites him the most are the incredible advancements in the field over the past 20 years. He has a special interest in drug development to improve patient care and outcomes, and he conducts research and clinical trials involving cancer therapies for patients with leukemia and other blood cancers.

Dr. Mattison treats every patient as an individual and personalizes care based on their needs. He educates his patients on their illness and treatment options, empowering them to make the best decisions for their health and well-being.

Outside of the clinic, Dr. Mattison enjoys camping, canoeing, cross-country skiing and spending time with his family.

I want my patients to know that I’m here to help them, I’m here to listen to them and I won’t hold anything back from them.

Languages spoken
  • English
University affiliation

Education & credentials

Board certifications
  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology
Medical School
  • University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA
  • University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, IL
  • University of North Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NC

Areas of expertise