DepartmentsRadiation OncologySpecialty GroupsHead and Neck Cancer CenterLocationPhoenix, ArizonaLanguagesEnglishExisting patientsSend a secure message via patient portal Biographical summaryDr. Jean-Claude M. Rwigema is a senior associate consultant and assistant professor in the department of radiation oncology at Mayo Clinic Arizona. He completed residency in radiation oncology at UCLA where he served as chief resident, followed by a Mayo scholar proton therapy fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania. He treats primarily head and neck cancer and genitourinary malignancies. Conditions treatedBladder cancerHead and neck cancerProstate cancerRenal cell carcinomaTesticular cancer Procedures performedIntensity-modulated radiation therapyProton therapyRadiation therapyStereotactic body radiotherapyStereotactic radiosurgery InterestsProton therapyLung cancerGenitourinary cancersHead and neck cancers Mayo Clinic locations Phoenix, Arizona Driving Directions More info Billing & insurance Accessibility services Education2017Mayo Clinic Scholar - Proton TherapyUniversity of Pennsylvania Health System2016Residency - Radiation OncologyUniversity of California, Los Angeles2012Internship - Internal MedicineBanner Good Samaritan Medical Center2011MDUniversity of Pittsburgh2005BSEUniversity of Pittsburgh2002BS - ChemistryLa Roche CollegeShow more education Activities and honorsCertifications2017Radiation OncologyAmerican Board of RadiologyAwards and honors2019Recognized as Highest Patient Recruiting Physician in Clinical TrialsMayo Clinic Cancer Center2018Top Poster Presentation Award2018 ESTRO Meets Asia Annual Meeting-Singapore2015Travel Grant AwardRoswell Park Cancer Institute2011Excellence in Radiation Oncology Research AwardUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine2011Gateway Medical Society AwardUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine2010ASTRO Medical Student Research AwardUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine2010Minority Scholar in Cancer Research AwardAmerican Association for Cancer Research2010Research & Education Foundation Research Medical Student GrantRadiological Society of North America2010Stanford Clinical and Translational Research (CTR) Scholars Program Travel Grant AwardStanford University School of Medicine2007Research AwardAmerican Federation for Aging Research2005Dean Nomination as Top 0.05% of US College StudentsThe National Dean's List2005Omega Chi EpsilonUniversity of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering2004Engineering Co-Op Student of the YearUniversity of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering; College of Arts and Sciences2002Summa Cum LaudeLa Roche CollegeShow more awards and honorsProfessional memberships2022Committee MemberFourth American College of Radiology (ACR) Radiation Oncology Practice Accreditation (ROPA) Site Survey, Department of Radiation Oncology2022 - presentMemberData Set Validation, Head Neck Working Group, Department of Radiation Oncology2022 - presentMayo Clinic Cancer Center RepresentativeGuideline Panel: Testicular Cancer, National Comprehensive Cancer Network2021 - presentMemberGoogle Health/Platform Team Project2021 - presentMemberCEO Advisory Council2021 - presentChairRadiation Oncology 3 Site Meeting, Department of Radiation Oncology2020 - presentCareer AdvisorMayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration2017 - presentMemberResidency Admissions and Interview Committee, Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science2017 - presentMemberGU Committee, Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology2017 - presentMemberRare Cancer Network2017 - presentClinical Trials Protocol ReviewerScientific Review Committee, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center - Arizona, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center2017 - presentMemberClinical Practice Committee (CPC), Department of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center - Arizona2015 - 2016Resident RepresentativeResidency Admission and Interview Committee, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center2014 - 2016MemberYoung Professionals Program, Los Angeles World Affairs Council; Young Professionals Program2014 - presentResident RepresentativeInternal Advisory Committee Center, UCLA Center for World Health2012 - 2016MemberAssociation of Residents in Radiation Oncology2012 - 2016MemberAmerican Brachytherapy Society2012 - 2016MemberRadiological Society of North America2012 - presentMemberAmerican Society for Radiation Oncology2011 - 2013MemberEducation Task Force Committee, American Society for Radiation Oncology2009 - 2011PresidentRadiation Oncology Interest Group, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine2007 - 2008PresidentUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Christian Medical Association2006 - 2011Student AdvisorUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Student National Medical Association2006 - 2007MemberMedical Student Admissions Interviewing Committee, University of Pittsburgh School of MedicineShow more professional membershipsPublicationsSee my publications Biographical summaryConditions treatedProcedures performedInterestsMayo Clinic locationsEducationActivities and honors Request an appointment PST-20308665 Doctors & Medical Staff Rwigema, Jean Claude (Jean-Claude) M. 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