Sonali Rudra, MD| Radiation Oncology | MedStar Health

Sonali Rudra, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.8 out of 5 (374 reviews)

Specialties: Radiation Oncology

Languages: Spanish, Hindi, English

202-444-1610

About me

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.

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
  • Cervical And Endometrial Cancers
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (DCIS)
  • Endometrial Cancer
  • Epithelioid Hemangioendothelioma
  • Eye Cancer
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Genitourinary Cancers
  • Glioblastoma Multiforme
  • Glioma
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Keloid
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Lobular Carcinoma In Situ (LCIS)
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Malignant Neoplasm Of Ureter
  • Meningioma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myxopapillary Ependymoma
  • Nasopharyngeal Cancer
  • Oligodendroglioma
  • Orbital Tumors
  • Oropharyngeal Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Paranasal Sinus And Nasal Cavity Cancer
  • Pituitary Adenoma
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Radiation Necrosis
  • Radiation Toxicity
  • Small Bowel Cancer
  • Thymoma
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Triple Negative Breast Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vulvar Cancer
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Procedures I perform

  • 3D Conformal Radiation Therapy
  • Balloon Breast Brachytherapy
  • Brachytherapy
  • Chemoradiation
  • Combined Modality Therapy
  • Cyberknife
  • External Beam Radiation Therapy
  • High Dose Rate Brachytherapy
  • Image Guided Radiation Therapy
  • Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy
  • Intraoperative Radiation Therapy
  • Low Dose Rate Brachytherapy
  • Mammosite
  • Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy
  • Pencil Beam Proton Therapy
  • Proton Beam Therapy
  • Radiation Treatment For Head And Neck Cancer
  • Radioembolization
  • Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Spine Radiosurgery
  • Three Dimensional Conformal Radiation Therapy
  • Tomotherapy
  • Total Body Irradiation
  • Unsealed Source Radiotherapy
  • Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy
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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
    • 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 Permanente Medicare Advantage Signature and Select (aka Senior Advantage)
    • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Adv/Special Needs Plans
    • UHC Community Plan of MD
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • Medicare Fee for Service
    • Kaiser Virginia Premier
    • Kaiser PermanenteSelect-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature
    • Kaiser Permanente Select
    • Kaiser Permanente Medicare Plus (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Kaiser Permanente Flexible Choice POS
    • Kaiser MD Medicaid MCO
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • CFBCBS EPO
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna HMO
    • Open POS II
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Open HMO
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • CIGNA EPO
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • Network OA
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • United Student Resources
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • First Health PPO
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Tricare Prime
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS

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Education

Board Certification: American Board of Radiology, Radiation Oncology

Residency Program: University of Chicago (2013)

Internship Program: University of Chicago Medical Center (2009)

Medical School: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2008)

Ratings and reviews

  • Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition

    4.8
  • Extent to which the care provider listened to you

    4.9
  • Care provider's discussion of any proposed treatment (options, risks, benefits, etc.)

    4.8
  • Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care

    4.8
  • Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

    4.8
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.8
  • Oct 27, 2023

    Dr Rudra is wonderful.

  • Oct 16, 2023

    Dr Rudra very politely asked some questions regarding the progression of my healing. She explained what my next steps of treatment would be. I liked that she did it in a way that was easy to understand. She patiently took time to listen to my concerns and questions.

  • Oct 12, 2023

    Dr. Rudra was so informed, candid & caring. I honestly can't recall such a positive meeting with a medical expert. Dr. Rudra is WONDERFUL & I greatly appreciate her time & expertise.