Christopher McLaughlin, MD

Christopher McLaughlin, MD

Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology 
Clinic Phone: 434-924-9333
Administrative Assistant: Caitlin Connelly 434-982-6278
Email: ct9nw@virginia.edu

Specialty
Radiation Oncology

Clinical Interests

Dr. McLaughlin provides radiation treatment for patients with head and neck cancer, skin cancers, and prostate cancer. 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.

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

Residency
Virginia Commonwealth University Health, Richmond, VA

Certification
American Board of Radiology (Radiation Oncology), Pending

Pubmed Publications

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