Nitika Paudel, MD| Radiation Oncology | MedStar Health

Nitika Paudel, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

Specialities: Radiation Oncology

Languages: English

(202) 444-9323

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
  • Colorectal Malignancy
  • Cyberknife
  • Genitourinary Cancers
  • Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Pancreas Cancer
  • 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
  • Anal Cancer
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
  • Astrocytoma Tumors
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Brain And Spine Tumors
  • Breast Cancer
  • Carcinoma In Situ Of Breast
  • Cervical And Endometrial Cancers
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Colorectal Malignancy
  • Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (DCIS)
  • Epithelioid Hemangioendothelioma
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Eye Cancer
  • Genitourinary Cancers
  • Glioblastoma Multiforme
  • Glioma
  • Keloid
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lobular Carcinoma In Situ (LCIS)
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Malignant Carcinoid Tumor Of Colon
  • Malignant Neoplasm Of Ureter
  • Melanoma
  • Meningioma
  • Mesothelioma
  • Mouth Cancer
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myxopapillary Ependymoma
  • Nasopharyngeal Cancer
  • Non Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Oligodendroglioma
  • Orbital Tumors
  • Oropharyngeal Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreas Cancer
  • Paranasal Sinus And Nasal Cavity Cancer
  • Pituitary Adenoma
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Radiation Injury
  • Radiation Necrosis
  • Radiation Toxicity
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Sarcoma
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Bowel Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Thymoma
  • Thymus Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Trigeminal Neuropathy
  • Triple Negative Breast Cancer
  • Vulvar 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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7501 Surratts Road
Suite 108
Clinton, MD, 20735

301-877-5610

Fax 301-868-7412

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Fax 301-868-7412

Insurance

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

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Aetna USAccess (POS)
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std. & Basic PPO)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • Tricare Prime
    • Tricare Standard
    • Tricare Extra (Indemnity)
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • MedStar Medicare Choice
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • United Student Resources
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • OneNet PPO, Inc.
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • United Healthcare Core Essential (HMO)
    • Optimum Choice
    • United Healthcare Navigate
    • United Healthcare Compass (HMO)
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • Network OA
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • CIGNA EPO
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Open HMO
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Open POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus

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 ()