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CyberKnife® Team

The physicians who specialize in CyberKnife® radiosurgery therapy are experts in their field and among the most highly respected specialists in the Washington, DC, metro area. Our highly trained radiation oncologists treat more radiation therapy patients than anyone in the area and work closely with the referring specialists in a team approach to provide the most complete, advanced care.

Our CyberKnife experts all practice at nationally recognized Inova Fairfax Hospital, named the DC metro area's top hospital by U.S. News & World Report.

Gopal Bajaj, MD

Gopal Bajaj, MD

Specialty: Radiation Oncology Clinical Interests: Ear Nose and Throat, Head and Neck Cancer, Lung Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Prostate Cancer Years of Experience: 19
Ashish Chawla, MD

Ashish Chawla, MD

Specialty: Radiation Oncology Clinical Interests: Brain Cancer/Tumors, Breast Cancer, Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer, Lung Cancer, Prostate Cancer Years of Experience: 21
James Ecklund, MD

James Ecklund, MD

A member of Inova Medical Group
The doctors of Inova Medical Group are Inova’s premier primary care and specialty physicians, offering top-notch medical expertise, full access to Inova facilities, and the convenience of integrated electronic medical records.
Specialty: Neurological Surgery Clinical Interests: Brain Cancer/Tumors, Brain Injury, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Neck Problems/Surgery & Treatments, Spinal Problems/Surgery and Treatments Years of Experience: 32
John Hamilton, MD

John Hamilton, MD

A member of Inova Medical Group
The doctors of Inova Medical Group are Inova’s premier primary care and specialty physicians, offering top-notch medical expertise, full access to Inova facilities, and the convenience of integrated electronic medical records.
Specialty: Neurological Surgery Clinical Interests: Brain Cancer/Tumors, Brain Injury, Spinal Problems/Surgery and Treatments Years of Experience: 25
Stella Hetelekidis, MD

Stella Hetelekidis, MD

Specialty: Radiation Oncology Clinical Interests: Breast Cancer, Cancer, Gynecologic Cancer and Treatment Years of Experience: 31
Samir Kanani, MD

Samir Kanani, MD

Specialty: Radiation Oncology Clinical Interests: Brain Cancer/Tumors, Liver Cancer, Lung Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Prostate Cancer Years of Experience: 20

Sandeep Khandhar, MD

Specialty: Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, Surgery Clinical Interests: Cancer, Cardiac, Minimally Invasive Surgery Years of Experience: 20
Nilesh Vyas, MD

Nilesh Vyas, MD

A member of Inova Medical Group
The doctors of Inova Medical Group are Inova’s premier primary care and specialty physicians, offering top-notch medical expertise, full access to Inova facilities, and the convenience of integrated electronic medical records.
Specialty: Neurological Surgery Clinical Interests: Brain Injury, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Neck Problems/Surgery & Treatments, Stroke Years of Experience: 19