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Dr. Shariq Khwaja MD

Dr. Shariq Khwaja MD

Radiation Oncologist

Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center
(713) 242-3500


Dr. Shariq Khwaja practices radiation oncology with clinical interests in intensity-modulated radiation therapy, image-guided and adaptive radiation therapy, advanced localization systems, partial breast irradiation, Gamma Knife® and LINAC-based radiosurgery, prostate low dose-rate brachytherapy and high dose-rate brachytherapy for prostate, gynecological and breast cancers, SpaceOAR® hydrogel system for prostate cancer treatment, as well as pediatric malignancies.

Dr. Khwaja earned his M.D. and Ph.D. at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, through the Mayo Clinic Medical Scientist Training Program. After his internship in internal medicine at Parkland Memorial Hospital/The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, he went on to complete his radiation oncology residency at Barnes Jewish Hospital/Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. He was the recipient of an Integrated Clinical and Translational Science Research Award in 2014. His project on human papillomavirus-related head and neck cancer biomarkers was awarded the American Society of Radiation Oncology Clinical Research Award in 2015. The following year, he was the recipient of the Radiological Society of North America’s Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award.

Dr. Khwaja is the coauthor of articles published in the International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology and Physics, Cancer Medicine, Otology and Neurotology, Clinical Breast Cancer, American Journal of Clinical Oncology and Journal of Clinical Investigation, among other journals.

He has a special interest in treating the following disorders:

  • Brain tumors
  • Breast cancer
  • Gastrointestinal malignancies
  • Gynecologic malignancies
  • Head and neck cancer
  • Lung cancer
  • Pediatric malignancies
  • Prostate cancer
  • Physician Details

    Medical Education
    Mayo Medical School, 2011
    Internships & Residency
    Barnes-Jewish Hospital, 2016
    PCP Number
    Cities Served
    Alief, Barker, Bellaire, Galena Park, Houston


    ZIP Codes Served
    77001, 77002, 77003, 77004, 77005, 77006, 77007


    Insurance Accepted

    • AARP Medicare Complete
    • Aetna (Most Benefit Plans)
    • Aetna Medicare
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
    • AHI Healthlink
    • Amerigroup Chip
    • Amerigroup MMP Perinatal*
    • Amerigroup Star
    • Amerigroup Star Plus
    • Amerivantage
    • Beechstreet
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
    • Blue Exchange PPO
    • Cigna (Most Benefit Plans)
    • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks PPO*
    • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks Work Comp
    • Community Health Choice
    • Community Health Choice Chip
    • Community Health Choice Marketplace Kelsey QHP
    • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
    • Community Health Choice Star
    • Corporate Remedies Worker's Comp*
    • Corvel Worker's Comp*
    • Coventry Health Care - PPO Network
    • Coventry Medicare Advantra
    • Evolutions Healthcare Systems - PPO Network*
    • Evolutions Healthcare Systems - Worker's Comp*
    • First Health - PPO Network
    • First Health - Worker's Comp
    • Galaxy Health Network
    • Healthsmart
    • Humana (Most Benefit Plans)
    • Humana Gold Choice PFFS
    • Humana Gold Plus HMO
    • Humana HMOx QHP Exchange
    • Humanachoice PPO Medicare
    • Independant Medical Systems
    • Injury Management Organization Worker's Comp*
    • Interplan Health Group (IHG)*
    • Medicaid Traditional
    • Medicare Traditional
    • Medicus International - PPO Network
    • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
    • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
    • Memorial Hermann Solutions
    • Multiplan
    • OccuNet PPO - PPO Network
    • Olympus (International) - PPO Network*
    • Political Subdivision Workers Comp Alliance*
    • Private Healthcare System
    • Reny Company Worker's Comp
    • Rockport - PPO Network*
    • Superior CHIP/Perinatal*
    • Superior Foster Care Program
    • Texas True Choice - PPO Network*
    • United Healthcare (Most Benefit Plans)
    • United Healthcare Chip
    • United Healthcare Chronic Complete
    • United Healthcare Dual Complete
    • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
    • United Healthcare Star
    • United Healthcare Star Plus Perinatal*
    • United Healthcare TXMMP
    • US Family Health Plan
    • USA Managed Care Organization - PPO Network
    • USA Managed Care Organization - Worker's Comp*
    • Wellcare
    • WorkLink Worker's Comp