Dr. Sonali Rudra, MD

Dr. Sonali Rudra, MD

Dr. Sonali Rudra, MD

Languages: English, Hindi, Spanish
Fax: (202) 444-9323

Contact this Provider:

  • Radiation Oncology
Conditions I Treat
  • acoustic neuroma
  • anal cancer
  • arteriovenous malformation
  • astrocytoma tumors
  • bladder cancer
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Procedures I Perform
  • 3d conformal radiation therapy
  • balloon breast brachytherapy
  • brachytherapy
  • chemoradiation
  • combined modality therapy
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About the Provider

Sonali Rudra, MD, serves as director of the Breast Cancer Radiation Oncology Program at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, and an assistant professor for the Department of Radiation Medicine at the Georgetown University School of Medicine. She specializes in treating patients with breast cancer, gynecologic malignancies, pediatric malignancies, and central nervous malignancies, with a range of technologies including proton therapy, intensity-modulated radiation therapy/image-guided radiation therapy (IMRT/IGRT/Rapid Arc), CyberKnife stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT), CyberKnife stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS), and high-dose rate brachytherapy.

Dr. Rudra is widely published in respected clinical journals and serves on an editorial board reviewing clinical articles. She also participates in professional activities, serving as a core member of the team at Georgetown responsible for accreditation by the NAPBC (National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers) to ensure clinical quality, as well as being a member of the Intraoperative Radiation (IORT) Working Group.

Philosophy of Care
"I believe in treating my patients as individuals, and strive to provide them with the best possible outcomes while minimizing the effect on their lives."

Conditions Treated

  • Breast cancers
  • Gynecologic malignancies
  • Pediatric malignancies
  • Central nervous malignancies
Procedures Performed 
  • Brachytherapy
  • Proton therapy
  • CyberKnife stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT)
  • CyberKnife stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS)
  • Intraoperative radiation therapy
  • High-dose rate brachytherapy
Dr. Rudra also performs brachytherapy treatment.

  • Residency Program: University of Chicago (2013)
  • Internship Program: University of Chicago Medical Center (2009)
  • Medical School: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2008)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Radiology, Radiation Oncology

 Rudra, H. A. Al-Hallaq, S. J. Chmura, Y. H. Hasan. Effect of RTOG breast/chest wall guidelines on dose-volume histogram parameters.  J Appl Clin Med Phys.  2014 Mar 6; 15(2):4547. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24710440

Song, S. Rudra, M. D. Hasselle, P. L. Dorn, L. K. Mell, A. J. Mundt, S. D. Yamada, N. K. Lee, Y. Hasan. The effect of treatment time in locally advanced cervical cancer in the era of concurrent chemoradiation.  Cancer.  2013 Jan 154; 119(2): 325-331.  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22806897

 Rudra, M. T. Spiotto, M. E. Witt, E. A. Blair, K. Stenson, D. J. Haraf. The lymph node ratio is prognostic in head and neck cancer.  Head and Neck. 2014 February; 36(2): 266-272. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23765406

 W. Golden, A. Spektor, S. Rudra, M. C. Ranck, M. S. Krishnan, R. B. Jimenez, A. N. Viswanathan, M. Koshy, A. R. Howard, S. J. Chmura. Radiation oncology medical student clerkship: implementation and evaluation of a bi-institutional pilot curriculum.  International Journal Radiation Oncology Biology Physics.  2014 January 1; 88(1):44-50. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24331650

 Rudra, R. Malik, M. Ranck, D. W. Golden, M. Hasselle, R. R. Weichselbaum, J. K. Salama. Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy for Adrenal Metastases.  Technology in Cancer Research and Treatment. 2013 June; 12(3):217-224. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23369155


Practice Locations
  • 1133 21st Street Northwest
    Suite 700
    Washington, DC 20036
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    Phone: 202-416-2000
    Fax: 202-416-2101

  • 3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
    Washington, DC 20007
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Member of Medical Staff
  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital