Christopher McLaughlin, MD

Christopher McLaughlin, MD

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

Radiation Oncology

Clinical Interests

Dr. McLaughlin provides radiation treatment for patients with head and neck cancer and skin cancers. He is experienced with multiple radiotherapy techniques including intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), volumetric modulated arc therapies (VMAT), stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT), stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) for brain tumors, prostate brachytherapy, breast brachytherapy, and gynecologic brachytherapy.

Research Interests

Dr. McLaughlin is interested in leveraging adaptive radiotherapy to reduce toxicity from treatment and to improve patient outcomes, particularly in the setting of head and neck cancer. In addition, he has focused on the comparative costs of various interventions for cancer, utilizing activity-based costing analyses. His research has resulted in multiple peer-reviewed publications and national meeting presentations. He also has a strong interest in medical education.

Dr. McLaughlin grew up in Connecticut, where he developed an early love for the beaches and mountains of New England. He is a technology hobbyist and avid swimmer.

M.D., 2015, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
B.A., 2008, Theology with Premedical and Honors Programs, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA

Virginia Commonwealth University Health, Richmond, VA

American Board of Radiology (Radiation Oncology), May 2021

Pubmed Publications

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