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Ashish K. Chawla, MD

Ashish Chawla, MD

Ashish Chawla, MD

Ashish K. Chawla, MD

Specialty
Radiation Oncology
Years of Experience
26
Clinical Interests
Breast Cancer, Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer
Gender
Male
Locations

8081 Innovation Park Dr
Bldg B
Fairfax, VA 22031

Phone
Fax
571-472-0540

About Ashish K. Chawla, MD

Dr. Ashish Chawla is a specialty care physician board certified in radiation oncology at Radiation Oncology Associates, which he joined in 2011.

He received his undergraduate degree from Pennsylvania State University, graduating with honors in biology. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia in 1998, where he was elected to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He completed his radiation oncology training at Harvard’s Massachusetts General Hospital in 2003. There, he won awards for scholarly research as a radiation oncology resident. He has published several peer-reviewed articles related to breast, prostate and gastrointestinal cancer management.

Prior to joining Radiation Oncology Associates, he served as a radiation oncologist at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis, MD. There, he helped lead innovative clinical research as the principal investigator for breast cancer protocols with the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group. He also helped lead the cancer center’s stereotactic radiosurgery program and served as cancer liaison for the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer. He led numerous studies involving partial breast irradiation as well as prostate, central nervous system, and head and neck cancer investigations.

Dr. Chawla’s clinical interests include the multidisciplinary management of breast cancer and prostate cancer patients, and he is the Director of the Partial Breast Irradiation Program at Inova Fairfax Hospital. He has expertise in the use of stereotactic radiosurgery and stereotactic body radiotherapy for tumors of the brain, spine and lung. Additional areas of clinical interest include gastrointestinal, lung, head and neck, and brain tumors.

Dr. Chawla has been listed in Washingtonian magazine, Northern Virginia Magazine, and U.S. News and World Report as “Top Doctor” for radiation oncology in the Washington, DC, and Northern Virginia areas.

Research and Publications

View list of publications from Dr. Chawla's research

Awards/Associations

  • Top Doctors, Washingtonian, 2022
Medical School
Thomas Jefferson University
Internships
VILLANOVA CROZER-CHESTER MEDICAL CENTER (tertiary care ctr)
Training Specialty: Transitional
6/23/1998 - 6/23/1999
Residencies
Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School
Training Specialty: Radiation Oncology
7/1/1999 - 6/30/2003

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