Nitika Paudel, MD| Radiation Oncology | MedStar Health

Nitika Paudel, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

5.0 out of 5 (42 reviews)

Specialties: Radiation Oncology

Languages: English

202-444-7298

About me

Nitika Paudel, MD, PhD, is a radiation oncologist in the Department of Radiation Medicine at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. She is passionate about improving patient outcomes with collaboration, patient education, and clinical research. Dr. Paudel specializes in: 

  • Three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy
  • Intensity and volumetric-modulated radiation therapy
  • Image-guided radiation therapy
  • Stereotactic body radiation therapy
  • Stereotactic radiosurgery
  • Proton therapy
  • High dose rate brachytherapy

Dr. Paudel is currently an active member of the American Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, American College of Radiation Oncology, Chicago Radiologic Society, and several other groups. She has been published in several prestigious scientific journals, including Surgical Oncology, Practical Radiation Oncology, International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology and Physics, and Journal of Virology.

Dr. Paudel’s main areas of clinical expertise include:

  • Lung and Thoracic malignancies
  • Breast malignancies
  • Gynecological malignancies
  • Head and neck malignancies
  • Lymphomas/leukemia
  • Palliative oncology

Clinical areas of focus

  • Adenocarcinoma Of The Head And Neck
  • Brain And Spine Tumors
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cyberknife
  • Genitourinary Cancers
  • Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Proton Beam Therapy
  • Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy
  • Total Body Irradiation
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Adenocarcinoma Of The Head And Neck
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
  • Astrocytoma Tumors
  • Brain And Spine Tumors
  • Breast Cancer
  • Carcinoma In Situ Of Breast
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (DCIS)
  • Epithelioid Hemangioendothelioma
  • Eye Cancer
  • Genitourinary Cancers
  • Glioblastoma Multiforme
  • Glioma
  • Keloid
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Lobular Carcinoma In Situ (LCIS)
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Malignant Neoplasm Of Ureter
  • Meningioma
  • Mesothelioma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myxopapillary Ependymoma
  • Nasopharyngeal Cancer
  • Non Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Oligodendroglioma
  • Orbital Tumors
  • Oropharyngeal Cancer
  • Paranasal Sinus And Nasal Cavity Cancer
  • Pituitary Adenoma
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Radiation Injury
  • Radiation Necrosis
  • Radiation Toxicity
  • Small Bowel Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Thymoma
  • Thymus Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Triple Negative Breast Cancer
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Procedures I perform

  • 3D Conformal Radiation Therapy
  • Balloon Breast Brachytherapy
  • Brachytherapy
  • Chemoradiation
  • Combined Modality Therapy
  • Cyberknife
  • Extended Field Radiation Therapy
  • External Beam Radiation Therapy
  • High Dose Rate Brachytherapy
  • Hypofractionated Radiation Therapy
  • Image Guided Radiation Therapy
  • Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy
  • Intraarterial Chemotherapy Of Tumors
  • Intraoperative Radiation Therapy
  • Low Dose Rate Brachytherapy
  • Mammosite
  • Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy
  • Neoadjuvant Radiation Therapy
  • Pencil Beam Proton Therapy
  • Postoperative Radiation Therapy
  • Prone Breast Radiation Therapy
  • Proton Beam Therapy
  • Quadramet
  • Radiation Boost
  • Radiation Therapy Simulation
  • Radiation Treatment For Head And Neck Cancer
  • Radioembolization
  • Radiosensitizing Chemotherapy
  • Reirradiation For Recurrent Cancer
  • Reirradiation For Recurrent Head And Neck Cancers
  • Short Course Radiation
  • Sir Spheres Microspheres
  • Spaceoar Hydrogel
  • Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy
  • Stereotactic Cranial Radiation
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Spine Radiosurgery
  • Targeted Radiation Therapy
  • Therasphere
  • Three Dimensional Conformal Radiation Therapy
  • Tomotherapy
  • Total Body Irradiation
  • Tumor Treating Fields Therapy
  • Unsealed Source Radiotherapy
  • Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy
  • Xofigo
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Practice locations

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3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
Bles Bldg Lower Level
Washington, DC, 20007

202-444-3320

Fax 202-444-9323

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Insurance

MedStar Health accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Health, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Kaiser Permanente Medicare Advantage Signature and Select (aka Senior Advantage)
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • UnitedHealthcare and AARP Medicare Complete Plans/ UHC Group Medicare Advantage Plans HMO, POS, PPO
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • Kaiser PermanenteSelect-Added Choice
    • Kaiser MD Medicaid MCO
    • CFBCBS EPO
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • UHC Community Plan of MD
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • Kaiser Permanente Medicare Plus (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature
    • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Adv/Special Needs Plans
    • Kaiser Permanente Flexible Choice POS
    • Kaiser Virginia Premier
    • Medicare Fee for Service
    • Kaiser Permanente Select
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Open POS II
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • CIGNA EPO
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna HMO
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Open HMO
    • Network OA
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • United Student Resources
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Tricare Prime
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus

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Education

Board Certification: American Board of Radiology, Radiation Oncology

Internship Program: Louis A. Weiss Memorial Hospital (2015)

Medical School: Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science (2014)

Residency Program: McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University ()

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