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Dr. Shariq Khwaja, MD

Radiation Oncology

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, gyneco...

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 MD and PhD 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
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Locations and Appointments

Call to make an appointment (713) 242-3500

Meet the Provider

Specialties
  • Radiation Oncology
Medical Education

Mayo Medical School 2011

Languages Spoken
  • Urdu
  • English
Affiliated Centers
  • Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Memorial City Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center
Gender

Male

Internship & Residency

UT Southwestern GME 2012, Barnes-Jewish Hospital 2016

PCP Number

110000036175

Clinical Interests
  • Breast Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Gynecological Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Gynecological Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Prostate Cancer
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Cities Served

Alief, Barker, Bellaire, Galena Park, Houston, Missouri City, North Houston

Zip Codes Served

77001, 77002, 77003, 77004, 77005, 77006, 77007, 77008, 77009, 77010, ...

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Insurance Accepted

Insurance Providers
  • AARP Medicare Complete
  • Aetna Most Benefit Plans
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • AHI Healthlink
  • Amerigroup Chip
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • Beechstreet
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Blue Exchange PPO
  • Cigna Most Benefit Plans
  • 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
  • Coventry Health Care - PPO Network
  • Coventry Medicare Advantra
  • First Health - PPO Network
  • First Health Workers 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
  • Medicaid Traditional
  • Medicare Traditional
  • Medicus International - PPO Network
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Multiplan
  • OccuNet PPO - PPO Network
  • Private Healthcare System
  • Reny Company Workers Comp
  • Superior Foster Care Program
  • 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 TXMMP
  • US Family Health Plan
  • USA Managed Care Organization - PPO Network
  • Wellcare
  • WorkLink Workers Comp

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