Edward F. McClay, M.D.

In order to beat cancer, we must treat more than the disease itself. We must treat the whole person by being responsive to how cancer impacts all aspects of their lives.

Dr. McClay


Medical Oncology



Education: Temple University School of Medicine

Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Fellowship: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


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About Dr. Edward McClay

Dr. McClay received his B.A. and M.D. degrees from Temple University in Philadelphia, completing his medical residency and fellowship in medical oncology at Thomas Jefferson University. He spent 26 years at various universities achieiving a rank of Clinical Professor of Medicince. Much of his career has been spent conducting melanoma research and in 2015 he was recognized by Newsweek Magazine as one of their "Top Doctors" for melanoma and brain cancer treatments. Dr. McClay also treats patients with other malignancies and has been recognized as one of "America's Top Doctors for Cancer" from 2013 through 2017 by the prestigious Castle Connolly Medical Group.

Dr. McClay continues his special interests in malignant melanoma and brain tumors. He co-authored the book 100 Questions and Answers about Malignant Melanoma and other Skin Cancers with his wife, Mary-Eileen. They have been married for over 30 years and have two children.

Board certifications

  • Medical Oncology
  • Hematology


  • Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors (2009, 2013-2017)
  • Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors for Cancer (2009, 2014-2017)
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctors (2012-2013)


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