Director, Pediatric Radiation Oncology Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences
Sahaja Acharya is the Director of Pediatric Radiation Oncology within the Department of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences. She specializes in pediatric brain tumors, pediatric sarcomas, and adult sarcomas.
She graduated with BS and BA degrees from Stanford University. She received her medical degree from St. Louis University. After a Transitional Year at Georgetown University/Inova Hospital, she completed training Radiation Oncology at Washington University in St. Louis. She was an Assistant Member at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital before transitioning to Johns Hopkins.
Johns Hopkins Medicine
Atypical Teratoid/Rhabdoid Tumor
Central nervous system (CNS) atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor (AT/RT) is a very rare, fast-growing tumor of the brain and spinal cord. It usually occurs in children aged three years and younger, although it can occur in older children and adults. About half of these tumors form in the cerebellum or