Gopal K. Bajaj, MD

Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology

Dr. Bajaj joined ROA in 2007. Prior to coming to Fairfax Hospital, he was on the faculty at Johns Hopkins Hospital Department of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences where he served as chief of radiation oncology for the head and neck cancer service. He brings special expertise in the treatment of head and neck, skin and upper aerodigestive cancers including lung and esophageal cancers. His other areas of expertise include brain, breast and prostate cancers. Dr. Bajaj is the Medical Director of the CyberKnife Body Radiotherapy Program and the Chairman of the Inova Fairfax Hospital Radiation Oncology Department.

Dr. Bajaj graduated with honors from the University of Kansas, receiving degrees in Biology and Genetics. He received his medical degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He has also performed cancer research at the Otto-von-Guericke Universität in Magdeburg, Germany and completed his Internal Medicine training at Harvard Medical School's Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA. He completed a Radiation Oncology residency at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he was Chief Resident. He has lectured and published numerous textbook chapters, scientific articles and reviews on the treatment of head and neck cancers, prostate cancer, breast cancer and emerging technologies in radiation oncology.

Dr. Bajaj is Board Certified in Radiation Oncology.

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