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Matthew Cascio, DO

Hematology and Oncology Specialist, Pediatrician (Kids / Children Specialist)

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Matthew Cascio, DO, is an assistant professor in the division of hematology and oncology in the department of pediatrics in the University of Florida College of Medicine.

After he achieved his bachelor’s degree in sociology from the Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, Dr. Cascio graduated with his doctor of osteopathy degree from Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He then pursued his residency in pediatrics at Penn State University College of Medicine in Hershey, Pennsylvania. The following year, Dr. Cascio completed his fellowship in the division of pediatric hematology and oncology at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Cascio is board-certified in pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics. Throughout his academic career, he was involved with various associations, such as the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children’s Oncology Group. He has also received numerous honors, like the Sarcoma Foundation of America Award and Douglas J. Barrett Fellow Research Award. Dr. Cascio has extensive experience in research, with his interests including brain tumors, immunotherapy and programmatic development.

Dr. Cascio currently serves as the Interim Clinical Director of Pediatric Neuro-Oncology, and he is passionate about childhood advocacy, mentorship and clinical research.

Board certifications

  • Pediatrics

    American Board of Pediatrics


  • Fellowship, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

    University of Florida College of Medicine, 2014-2017

  • Residency, Pediatrics

    Penn State University College of Medicine, 2011-2014

  • Doctor of Osteopathy Degree

    Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2007-2011

  • Bachelor's Degree, Sociology

    The Ohio State University, 2002-2006

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