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Laurie Lisa Herscher, MD

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Johns Hopkins Radiation Oncology

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Call 410-464-6641 (8a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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Call +1-410-502-0773 (7a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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Brain Cancer, Breast Cancer, Head and Neck Cancers, Lung Cancer, Radiation Oncology, Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy

Research Interests

Developing therapies for chronic radiation side effects; Combined modality treatment of advanced cancers, especially head and neck and digestive tract cance


Dr. Laurie Herscher graduated from Stanford University. She received her medical degree from George Washington University. After interning in Baltimore, she returned to complete her residency training at the National Cancer Institute in Radiation Oncology. She has been board-certified since 1994.

She remained at the NCI as an attending physician, where her research interests focused on combined modality treatment of advanced cancers, especially head and neck and digestive tract cancers, as well as on developing therapies for chronic radiation side effects.


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    • George Washington University School of Medicine (Washington DC) (1988)


    • National Cancer Institute - NIH / Radiation Oncology (Bethesda MD) (1993)


    • National Cancer Institute NIH (Bethesda MD) (1990)


    • American Board of Radiology / Radiation Oncology (1994)
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    Johns Hopkins Radiation Oncology
    6420 Rockledge Drive
    Suite 1200
    Bethesda, MD 20817
    Phone: 301-896-2012
    Appointment Phone: 301-896-2012
    Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
    401 N. Broadway
    Baltimore, MD 21231
    Phone: 410 502 6453
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    • Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences

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