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Veena Venkatachalam, MD, PhD

Radiation Oncology

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Veena Venkatachalam, MD, PhD


  • Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School


Clinical Interests

  • MRI guided radiation
  • Stereotactic body radiation therapy

Contact Information

  • Appointments617-732-6452


Dr. Venkatachalam specializes in stereotactic body radiation therapy and MRI-guided radiation treatment for multiple cancer types. In the lab, she studies how the dose and timing of radiation impact the cellular response to radiation treatment, with the focus on p53 signaling. She received her BS in Chemistry and Biology from MIT, her PhD in Biophysics from Harvard University, and her MD from Harvard Medical School. She completed her internship in internal medicine at BWH and residency in radiation oncology in the Harvard Radiation Oncology Program.


  • Harvard Radiation Oncology Program, Radiation Oncology

Medical School:

  • Harvard Medical School


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