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Overview of Dr. Rao

Dr. Yuan Rao is a radiation oncologist in Washington, DC and is affiliated with George Washington University Hospital. He received his medical degree from Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and has been in practice 4 years. He is one of 7 doctors at George Washington University Hospital who specialize in Radiation Oncology. He has more than 50 publications and over 500 citings.

Education & Training

  • Washington University/B-JH/SLCH Consortium
    Washington University/B-JH/SLCH ConsortiumResidency, Radiation Oncology, 2014 - 2018
  • Mercy Hospital (St Louis)
    Mercy Hospital (St Louis)Internship, Transitional Year, 2013 - 2014
  • Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine
    Washington University in St. Louis School of MedicineClass of 2013

Certifications & Licensure

  • VA State Medical License
    VA State Medical License 2020 - 2026
  • DC State Medical License
    DC State Medical License 2018 - 2024
  • MO State Medical License
    MO State Medical License 2013 - 2018
  • American Board of Radiology Radiation Oncology

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Palliative Radiation Therapy (RT) for Prostate Cancer Patients with Bone Metastases at Diagnosis: A Hospital‐Based Analysis of Patterns of Care, RT Fractionation Schem...  
    Anthony Apicelli, Jessika Contreras, Michael Roach, Mackenzie Daly, Hiram Gay, Jeff M Michalski, Christopher Abraham, Yuan James Rao, Cancer Medicine
  • Radiation Therapy as Definitive Local Treatment in Patients with Limited-Stage Small Cell Carcinoma of the Bladder: Does Total Dose Matter?  
    Soumon Rudra, Jeff Michalski, Jessika Contreras, Hiram Gay, Yuan James Rao, Christopher Abraham, Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Multi-Institutional External Validation of a Novel Glioblastoma Prognostic Nomogram Incorporating MGMT Methylation  
    Shahed N Badiyan, Minesh P Mehta, Yuan James Rao, Liam T Kane, Jason K Molitoris, Jiayi Huang, Journal of Neuro-Oncology

Hospital Affiliations