Carmen Kut, M.D., Ph.D.

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  • Instructor of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences

Specializes in: Adults (18+ years)

Languages: English, Cantonese, Chinese


Brain Metastases, Brain Tumors, Central Nervous System (CNS) Malignancies, Clinical Trials, Head and Neck Cancers, Proton Therapy, Radiation Oncology more


Sibley Memorial Hospital

5255 Loughboro Road NW
Johns Hopkins Proton Center, Building E
Washington, DC 20016
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Dr. Carmen Kut is a radiation oncologist with expertise in the treatment of head and neck cancer and central nervous system cancers. She is passionate about patient-centered care, finding the best plan for each patient through targeted therapies, including proton therapy, when appropriate. 

In addition to her clinical expertise, Dr. Kut is an innovative researcher, conducting translational research in biomedical engineering to help bring new treatment options to her patients. In particular, she is interested in utilizing innovative imaging technologies to enable precision radiotherapy. more


  • Instructor of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences

Departments / Divisions



  • MD; Medical Education; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2018)


  • Radiation Oncology; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2023)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Xie D., Kut C., Quon H., Seiwert T., Fakhry C. “Clinical Uncertainties of Circulating Tumor DNA in HPV-related Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma in the Absence of NCCN Guidelines”, Journal of Clinical Oncology (2022): JCO-22.

Kut C.*, Chang L.* (co-first authors), Song D., Hales R., Voong K., Greco S., Halthore A., Alcorn S., Briner V., McNutt T., Viswanathan A., Wright J. “Improving Quality Metrics in Radiation Oncology: Implementation of Pre-Treatment Peer Review for Stereotactic body Radiation Therapy in Thoracic Cancer Patients”, Advances in Radiation Oncology (2022): 101004.

Rincon-Torroella, J., Rakovec, M., Khalafallah, A.M., Liu, A., Bettegowda, A., Kut, C., Rodriguez, F.J., Weingart, J., Luciano, M., Olivi, A. and Jallo, G.I., 2022. “Clinical features and surgical outcomes of intracranial and spinal cord subependymomas”. Journal of Neurosurgery, 1(aop), pp.1-12.

Chen D., Nauen D.W., Park H.C., Li D., Yuan W., Li A., Guan H., Kut C., Chaichana K.L., Bettegowda C., Quinones-Hinojosa A., Li X.D., “Label-free imaging of human brain tissue at subcellular resolution for potential rapid intra-operative assessment of glioma surgery. Theranostics 2021; 11(15): 7222-7234

Juarez-Chambi R, Kut C., Rico-Jimenez J., Chaichana K., Xi J.F., Campos-Delgado D.U., Rodriguez F.J., Quinones-Hinojosa A., Li X.D., Jo J. “AI-Assisted In Situ Detection of Human Glioma Infiltration Using a Novel Computational Method for Optical Coherence Tomography.” Clinical Cancer Research, 25.21 (2019): 6329-6339

Yuan W., Kut C., Liang W.X., Li X.D., Robust and fast characterization of OCT-based optical attenuation using a novel frequency-domain algorithm for brain cancer detection. Scientific Reports (Nature), 7 (2017): 44909.

Kut C., Chaichana K.L., Xi J.F., Raza S.M., Ye X.B., McVeigh E.R., Rodriguez F.J., Quinones- Hinojosa A., Li X.D., “ Detection of Human Brain Cancer Infiltration ex vivo and in vivo Using Quantitative Optical Coherence Tomography”, Science Translational Medicine 7.292 (2015): 292ra100.

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