Dr. Keith Unger, MD

Dr. Keith Unger, MD

Radiation Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 37
Dr. Keith Unger, MD is a radiation oncology specialist in Washington, DC and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from Univ Of Va Sch Of Med Hlth Sys in 2006 and specializes in radiation oncology.Read his story

3800 Reservoir Rd NW

Washington, DC 20007

Contact Information

(202) 444-3320

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Guardian
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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more than 82% of peers
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more than 5% of peers
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more than 5% of peers

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Dr. Unger's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Unger "Board-certified radiation oncologist, Keith Unger, MD, is director of the Gastrointestinal Cancer Service for the Department of Radiation Oncology at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, and director for the department's residency training program. Concurrently, he serves as Assistant Professor of Radiation Medicine at the Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Unger completed his internship at MedStar Washington Hospital Center and residency at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, including a year as chief resident for Radiation Oncology. He received both his undergraduate and medical degree from the University of Virginia, where he was the recipient of numerous academic honors and awards. As a researcher and educator, Dr. Unger has been a co-author to multiple text book chapters and publications in peer-reviewed journals, as well as a presenter at major medical meetings.His research focuses on the development of novel radiation therapy techniques. Dr. Unger sees patients at both MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital. Awards/Recognitions Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology Educator of the Year Radiation Research Society Scholars in Training Travel Award Publications/Presentations Kress MA, Sen N, Unger KR, Lominska CE, Deeken JF, Davidson BJ, Newkirk KA, Hwang J, Harter KW. "Safety and efficacy of hypofractionated stereotactic body reirradiation in head and neck cancer: Long term follow-up of a large series." Head Neck. (37)10. 2014. Gurka M, Kim C, He R, Charabaty A, Haddad N, Turocy J, Johnson L, Jackson P, Weiner L, Marshall J, Collins S, Pishvaian M, Unger K. "Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) combined with chemotherapy for unresected pancreatic adenocarcinoma." Am J Clin Oncol. 2014.Epub ahead of print. Lischalk J, Oermann E, Collins S, Nair M, Nayar V, Bhasin R, Voyadzis J, Rudra S, Unger K, Collins B. "Five-fraction stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) for single inoperable high-risk non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) brain metastasis." Radiat Oncol. 10:2016. 2015. Lischalk J, Kole T, Anjum H, Obayomi-Davies O, Rashid A, Unger K. "Four-dimensional computed tomography prediction of inter- and intrafractional upper gastrointestinal tumor motion during fractionated stereotactic body radiation therapy." Pract Radiat Oncol. 15. 2016. Gabrielson A, Miller A, Banovac F, Kim A, He AR, Unger K. "Outcomes and predictors of toxicity after selective internal radiation therapy using Yttrium-90 Resin Microspheres for unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma." Front Oncol. 5:292. 2015 Professional Memberships American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology American Society of Clinical Oncology"
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1  Specialties

  • Radiation Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • Radiation Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Radiology*

13  Conditions Treated

6  Procedures

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  • Univ Of Va Sch Of Med Hlth Sys
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Medstar Washington Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Medstar Georgetown University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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