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8110 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church, VA 22042

Lonika Majithia, MD

Lonika Majithia, MD

Specialty

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Radiation Oncology

Clinical Interest

Areas of special interest identified by the physician or additional training completed.
Breast Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Gynecologic Cancer and Treatment, Lung Cancer, Prostate Cancer

Years of Experience

10

Gender

Female

Languages

English Hindi Punjabi
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About Lonika Majithia, MD

Lonika Majithia, MD, joined  Radiation Oncology Associates in 2016 and is currently the Medical Director of Brachytherapy and Director of Educational Programs. Her clinical interests include gynecologic, breast, CNS, GI, thoracic, and hematologic malignancies. Dr. Majithia is experienced with multiple radiotherapy techniques including volumetric modulated arc therapies (VMAT), intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), stereotactic body radiotherapy, Gamma Knife and CyberKnife Radiosurgery, intra-operative radiotherapy (IORT), eye plaque brachytherapy, and prostate and gynecologic brachytherapy, including High Dose Rate (HDR) brachytherapy.

Dr. Majithia grew up in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of New Mexico with dual  bachelor’s degrees in biology and physics. She was awarded the UNM Merit Scholarship and actively participated in physics and basic science research. She completed her medical training at the University of New Mexico where she was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. She completed her preliminary medicine internship at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee and her radiation oncology residency at The Ohio State University in Columbus. She served as chief resident during her last year of residency and remained active in academic pursuits including research and medical education. During her residency, she presented multiple abstracts and presentations at the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) annual meetings and American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meetings. She has published book chapters, written retrospective review articles, and assisted in the development of a phase I clinical trial in hematologic malignancies. During her residency, she also completed a master’s degree in medical sciences. Dr. Majithia is board certified in Radiation Oncology.

Memberships/Accreditations

  • American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)
  • American Brachytherapy Society (ABS)
  • American Medical Association (AMA)

Research and Publications

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Blog Posts

Is Radiation Necessary After Breast Cancer Surgery? May 14, 2021.

Background

Medical Education

University of New Mexico 2011

Internships

Medical College of Wisconsin
Training Specialty: Internal Medicine
07/01/2011 - 06/30/2012

Residency

The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Training Specialty: Radiation Oncology
07/01/2012 - 06/30/2016

Board Certification

Radiation Oncology

Hospital Affiliation

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