Sonali Rudra, MD| Radiation Oncology | MedStar Health

Sonali Rudra, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.8 out of 5 (396 reviews)

Specialties: Radiation Oncology

Languages: Spanish, Hindi, English


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


Fax 202-444-9323

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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
    • Choice Care Network/HUMANA (PPO)
    • CareFirst Administrators
    • United Choice Plus
    • CareFirst Group Medicare Advantage
    • United Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Cigna Preferred Medicare
    • MedStar Family Choice DC Healthy Families
    • United Select Plus (POS)
    • Cigna HMO Open Access
    • Cigna Choice Fund PPO
    • D-SNP)
    • United Optimum Choice
    • United AARP Medicare Complete
    • Kaiser Medicare Plus
    • Carefirst EPO
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • United Mamsi Life & Health
    • Cigna Network Open Access
    • Aetna HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • WellPoint Maryland - Maryland Health Choice
    • Innovation Health: Open POS II
    • Anthem HMO - BCBS of VA HealthKeepers
    • Cigna POS Open Access & Open Access Plus
    • Medicaid - Maryland
    • MedStar Family Choice DC Healthcare Alliance
    • Tricare Reserve Select
    • Cigna Indemnity
    • HumanaChoice Honor’s plan PPO
    • Medicaid - District of Columbia
    • Kaiser Signature
    • Carefirst Blue Preferred PPO
    • CareFirst (NCA) Indemnity
    • Kaiser Select
    • Police and Fire Clinic
    • United Golden Rule
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Cigna PPO and PPO Plus
    • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network
    • Cigna TotalCare (HMO D-SNP)
    • Medicaid - Virginia
    • Anthem Plus BCBS of VA HealthKeepers Plus
    • CareFirst BC/BS Advantage Core/Enhanced
    • Cigna Achieve Medicare (HMO C-SNP)
    • Kaiser Maryland Medicaid MCO
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • United MD IPA Preferred (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • United GEHA (for all other states) Compass Rose
    • United Erickson Advantage Plans
    • Cigna HMO & Network (HMO)
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • United Navigate
    • Kaiser Flexible Choice
    • United Group Medicare Advantage Plans
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • United Core Essential (HMO)
    • Traditional Medicare Fee for Service
    • United Nursing Home Plan (C-SNP
    • Tricare for Life East
    • CareFirst MedStar Select PPO
    • Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Kaiser HMO Plus and DHMO Plus Member
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Carefirst BlueChoice HMO
    • United Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • Aetna Open HMO/Open HMO Option/Open EPO Plus
    • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network (VA CCN)
    • Kaiser Select-Added Choice
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • I-SNP
    • Aetna Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • United Medicare Advantage DSNP District of Columbia
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • Cigna EPO
    • HumanaChoice PPO
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: HMO & EPO Plus
    • United Student Resources
    • Cigna Alliance Medicare (HMO) |
    • Tricare East Prime
    • Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • United MD IPA (HMO)
    • Cigna POS/Network POS
    • Cigna True Choice Plus Medicare (PPO)
    • Kaiser Medicare Advantage Signature and Select
    • CareFirst NASCO
    • United Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Opt Out Open Access
    • Aetna Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Health Services for Children with Special Needs (HSCSN)
    • Beech Street PPO
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Open Access
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • UnitedHealthcare Individual Exchange Plans
    • United Community Plan - Maryland Health Choice Program
    • Tricare East Select
    • Aetna Signature Administrator PPO/TPA
    • Cigna True Choice Medicare (PPO)
    • WellPoint Maryland
    • CareFirst Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • CareFirst MedStar PPO
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • CareFirst Group Medicare Advantage prescription drug benefit (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • United Choice
    • Virginia Premier
    • Anthem (POS & Open Access POS) BCBS of VA HealthKeepers
    • CareFirst Blue Card Program (Out-of-area BCBS plans)
    • Carefirst Healthy Blue (HMO/POS)
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund)
    • First Health PPO
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO



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

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  • Mar 18, 2024

    Dr Rudra was very patient, professional and generous with her time.

  • 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.