Ashwani Rajput, M.D.

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  • Director, Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center - National Capital Region
  • Professor of Surgery

Languages: English, Hindi, Punjabi

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Sibley Memorial Hospital

Appointment Phone: 410-616-7660
5255 Loughboro Road NW
Washington, DC 20016
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Ashwani Rajput, MD, specializes in the surgical treatment of melanoma as well as colorectal, pancreas and liver cancers. Dr. Rajput is a member of the Kimmel Cancer Center's comprehensive Melanoma Program.

Dr. Rajput’s research is focused on key signal transduction regulators of cancer metastases. He is the author of numerous scientific journal articles.

In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Rajput oversees cancer services at Johns Hopkins Medicine’s Sibley Memorial Hospital and Suburban Hospital, as well as Johns Hopkins’ collaborative programs with Howard University and Unity Health that are designed to improve access for patients living in wards 7 and 8 in Washington. He is also responsible for the expansion of cancer clinical trials offered in the Great Washington Area, and the development of a laboratory research enterprise — in connection with the National Cancer Institute — focusing on bringing new treatments to patients.

A graduate of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Dr. Rajput also completed general surgery training at Case Western Reserve University and a fellowship in surgical oncology at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Institute in Buffalo, New York. more


  • Director, Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center - National Capital Region
  • Professor of Surgery
  • Professor of Oncology

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  • MD; Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine (1993)


  • General Surgery; Case Western Reserve University Hospitals (2000)


  • Surgical Oncology and Endoscopy; Roswell Park Cancer Institute (2002)

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  • American Board of Surgery (General Surgery) (2001)

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