Christopher Luminais, MD


Christopher Luminais, MD

Assistant Professor and Medical Residency Associate Program Director of Radiation Oncology
Clinic Phone: 434-924-9333
Administrative Assistant: Caitlin Connelly 434-982-6278

Radiation Oncology

Clinical Interests

Dr. Luminais provides radiation treatment for patients with sarcoma and genitourinary (GU) cancers. He works closely with urologists to care for patients with GU cancers. His practice includes advanced external beam radiation therapy techniques including intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT), stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS), image-guided radiation therapy, and image-guided HDR brachytherapy. He is also interested in medical education and enjoys mentoring medical students and medical residents.

Dr. Luminais was drawn to the field of Radiation Oncology because he finds the combination of close patient relationships with cutting edge science and technology to be extremely rewarding. He was born and raised in Berwyn, Pennsylvania. In his free time his interests include hiking, kayaking, cooking, photography, and spending time with his wife.

Research Interests

Dr. Luminais has a particular clinical and research interest in prostate brachytherapy. He has opened a clinical trial that allows utilization of MRI guidance to improve and refine prostate brachytherapy.

M.D., 2017, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
A.B., 2013, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

American Board of Radiology (Radiation Oncology), Pending

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