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                            [post_content] => Harold C. Agbahiwe, M.D. received his undergraduate education at Princeton University and earned his medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine.  After an internship and residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Dr. Agbahiwe went on to complete a residency in radiation oncology at Johns Hopkins Hospital. During his time there, his research was presented at both national and international conferences, and he was the recipient of several awards, including the RSNA Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award, a Young Investigator Award from the Johns Hopkins Department of Radiation Oncology, and a HDR Brachytherapy Fellowship from the American Brachytherapy Society. He is board certified in radiation oncology and internal medicine.

Dr. Agbahiwe joins Virginia Cancer Specialists after serving on faculty at the Johns Hopkins Department of Radiation Oncology at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, DC. He holds memberships in multiple medical organizations, including the American Society for Radiation Oncology and the American Society of Clinical Oncology. He has also authored several peer-reviewed publications and book chapters. He is experienced in the treatment of all types of cancers using the most up-to-date radiation treatment techniques.

Dr. Agbahiwe is dedicated to providing his patients with the highest quality of care. In his spare time, he enjoys travel, music, and film. He is proficient in French.


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                            [post_content] => Dr. Stephanie Akbari received her medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania. She then went on to do her residency in surgery at Harvard’s New England Deaconess Hospital. She is certified by the American Board of Surgery. She is also a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons, and has previously served on committees of both of those organizations. Since 2005 she has been recognized as one of the region’s “Top Docs” in breast surgery by Washingtonian Magazine.

Dr. Akbari was the first dedicated breast surgeon in Northern Virginia and has been practicing in the area since 2002. She has been a pioneer in breast cancer surgery, continually integrating new technology into treatments she offers her patients. She was the first breast surgeon in the area to become certified in breast ultrasound, the first to incorporate partial breast irradiation into her practice, and the first to perform office based minimally invasive breast biopsies. In 2007, she established the first nationally accredited breast center in the Washington, DC region. She believes in personalized care and strives to put together the best treatment protocol individually tailored to meet the needs of each patient and their families.

In her leisure time, Dr. Akbari likes to spend time with her husband and two teenage boys. She also enjoys cooking, fitness, hiking, and traveling.


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                            [post_content] => Dr. Ivan Aksentijevich earned his Medical Doctor Degree from the University of Belgrade, Serbia. After obtaining his training in Hematology and Medical Oncology at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore,  Dr. Aksentijevich joined Virginia Cancer Specialists. He currently holds the titles of Chair of the Department of Medicine, Chair of Medical Oncology, and Chair of the Blood Bank Committee at Alexandria Hospital, and is an investigator on several clinical trials. His main clinical interests are in the field of hematologic malignancies. In addition to being board certified in both Hematology and Medical Oncology, Dr. Aksentijevich is a member of the American Society of Hematology and the American society of Clinical Oncology.

Dr. Ivan Aksentijevich has received several competitive awards, including a National Institute of Health Biotechnology Award, a National Cancer Institute Technology Transfer Award, an American Society of Clinical Oncology Merit Award, and two American College of Physicians Clinical Poster Awards. He has been an invited guest speaker at many national and international cancer meetings and has published numerous book chapters and original articles in peer reviewed journals.

In addition to his passion for medicine and dedication to his patients, Dr. Aksentijevich is a family man who enjoys traveling with his wife and five children.



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[post_title] => Ivan Aksentijevich, M.D. [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => ivan-aksentijevich-m-d [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2018-05-22 17:10:55 [post_modified_gmt] => 2018-05-22 17:10:55 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://vacs.wpengine.com/?post_type=physician&p=445 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => physician [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [3] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 464 [post_author] => 2 [post_date] => 2017-09-01 14:10:13 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-09-01 14:10:13 [post_content] => Daniel G. Chong, M.D. attended the University of Virginia where he graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Biochemistry. He earned his medical degree from the University of Virginia School of Medicine, then went on to complete his residency and internship at the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University. While there, he served as Chief Medical Resident and won the Rahn-Peacock Research Award among other academic honors. Dr. Chong joins Virginia Cancer Specialists after serving as Chief Fellow in the Medical Oncology and Hematology Fellowship program at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. During his time there, Dr. Chong was also a Clinical Research Fellow at the Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, where he participated in various studies, including several focused on prostate cancer. He has presented posters at national physician conferences and has authored several peer-reviewed publications. Dr. Chong is a member of both the American Society of Hematology and the American Society of Clinical Oncology. In his spare time, Dr. Chong enjoys running and spending time with his family, including his three daughters. [post_title] => Daniel Chong, M.D. [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => daniel-chong-m-d [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2018-05-22 12:48:37 [post_modified_gmt] => 2018-05-22 12:48:37 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://vacs.wpengine.com/?post_type=physician&p=464 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => physician [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [4] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 467 [post_author] => 2 [post_date] => 2017-09-01 14:17:38 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-09-01 14:17:38 [post_content] => Dr. Christie served ten years in the United States Army, where he was stationed at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and was named Chief of Hematology/Oncology Services and Director of the Autologous Stem Cell Transplant Program. During his time at Walter Reed, Dr Christie completed additional specialized training at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Fred Hutchison Cancer Research Center, and Lombardi Cancer Center. Dr. Christie has authored several publications and is a member of professional organizations including the American Society of Hematology, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, and the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer. He has been recognized as a Top Doctor in Northern Virginia Magazine and the Washingtonian magazine for four consecutive publications. He was also named to Castle Connolly’s prestigious America’s Top Doctors list in 2012, 2013, and 2014. Dr. Christie has a special interest in lung cancer, lymphoma, and hematologic malignancies. He is involved in the local medical community, participating in hospital-based tumor boards and serving as the Chairman of the Virginia Hospital Center Pharmacy and Therapeutic Committee. Dr. Christie is a member of both the ASCO Thoracic Oncology Guideline Advisory Group, as well as the ASCO Practice Guidelines Implementation Network. In his spare time, Dr. Christie enjoys traveling and gardening. Born in Seville, Spain, Dr. Christie is fluent in Spanish, French, and Italian.


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[post_title] => Robert Christie, M.D., F.A.C.P. [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => robert-christie-m-d-f-a-c-p [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2018-05-22 17:19:21 [post_modified_gmt] => 2018-05-22 17:19:21 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://vacs.wpengine.com/?post_type=physician&p=467 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => physician [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [5] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 469 [post_author] => 2 [post_date] => 2017-09-01 15:00:17 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-09-01 15:00:17 [post_content] => Dr. Dar earned his medical degree from the University College of Medical Sciences in New Delhi, India. After a fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Dr. Dar went on to become board certified in medical oncology and internal medicine. He has a special interest in prostate cancer, breast cancer, clinical trials and research. Dr. Dar has won several awards including the Patients’ Choice Award for Most Compassionate and Best Doctor, as well as Top Doctor by Northern Virginia Magazine. He holds professional memberships in multiple organizations including the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Medical Association. Dr. Dar is married and has two teen-aged children. [post_title] => Ajay Dar, M.D. [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => ajay-dar-m-d [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2018-05-22 17:30:09 [post_modified_gmt] => 2018-05-22 17:30:09 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://vacs.wpengine.com/?post_type=physician&p=469 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => physician [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [6] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 471 [post_author] => 2 [post_date] => 2017-09-01 15:37:00 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-09-01 15:37:00 [post_content] => Dr. Neelima Denduluri earned her medical degree from the Louisiana State University Medical Center, where she served as President of the American Medical Student Association. Upon graduation she received the "Exemplar of Desirable Attitudes of the Physician Towards His Patients" award, which is bestowed upon one graduating senior. She completed her Internal Medicine residency at Georgetown University Medical Center. During her fellowship at the National Cancer Institute, she was honored with the distinction of serving as Chief Fellow. She later served as Assistant Clinical Investigator and Staff Physician at NCI before joining Virginia Cancer Specialists. Dr. Denduluri remains highly involved in the local community by participating in community outreach, speaking to support groups, and volunteering at the Arlington Free Clinic since 1999. She has consistently been named as a Top Doctor in Northern Virginia Magazine and Washingtonian magazine, and she has been featured in both local and national media for her expertise in breast cancer. In addition to her passion for patient care, Dr. Denduluri’s dedication to the advancement of medicine has led her to take on multiple leadership roles, including: Associate Chair of the US Oncology Breast Cancer Research Committee; Chair of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Clinical Practice Guidelines Committee; and Cancer Committee Chairman at Virginia Hospital Center. Dr. Denduluri also currently serves as an associate and principal investigator on many clinical trials, and is a steering committee member for NAPBC accreditation for the Reinsch Pierce Family Center for Breast Health. Dr. Denduluri continues to be active in medical education, currently serving as Clinical Assistant Professor at Georgetown University Medical Center. She has also taught attending students and residents of Virginia Commonwealth University, as well as oncology fellows at the National Navel Medical Center in Bethesda, MD. Dr. Denduluri has published multiple articles and abstracts, and her work has been presented at various national meetings, including the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. Dr. Denduluri is fluent in English, Spanish, and Telugu (an Indian language).


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[post_title] => Neelima Denduluri, M.D. [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => neelima-denduluri-m-d [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2018-05-22 17:39:36 [post_modified_gmt] => 2018-05-22 17:39:36 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://vacs.wpengine.com/?post_type=physician&p=471 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => physician [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [7] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 477 [post_author] => 2 [post_date] => 2017-09-01 19:20:32 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-09-01 19:20:32 [post_content] => Anne Favret, M.D. received her medical degree from Temple University and completed her internship and residency at Georgetown University Hospital. During her fellowship at Stanford University, she developed an interest in clinical research for breast cancer and has published several review articles, original research papers and a book chapter in the area of breast cancer management. Dr. Favret has also regularly spoken within the community and to news sources on the subject of breast cancer. In 2014, she was featured in Forbesmagazine for her expertise in breast cancer detection methods. Dr. Favret is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and stays active with tumor boards and local support groups. Having made patient care a top priority, she has received several awards throughout her career, including Top Doctor and Best Doctor honors in Washingtonian magazine, Virginia Living Magazine, and the Washington Post. Dr. Favret serves on the Executive Committee and is the Co-director of Breast Research for Virginia Cancer Specialists. She also serves on the Breast Committee for US Oncology. Dr. Favret enjoys spending time with her family, including her three children. Her leisure time is spent cooking, running, entertaining, and going to the beach.  


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[post_title] => Anne Favret, M.D. [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => anne-favret-m-d [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2018-05-22 18:02:54 [post_modified_gmt] => 2018-05-22 18:02:54 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://vacs.wpengine.com/?post_type=physician&p=477 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => physician [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [8] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 480 [post_author] => 2 [post_date] => 2017-09-01 19:33:43 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-09-01 19:33:43 [post_content] => With a specific interest in teaching, Dr. Feigert has held several instructional positions throughout his career. After earning his Medical Degree from the Cornell University School of Medicine, he spent a year as an Instructor of Medicine at the Cornell University Medical College and another year as the Medical Director of the Division of Oncology at Elliot Hospital in Manchester, New Hampshire. Dr. Feigert has also served as a Clinical Assistant Professor at Georgetown University Medical Center and at the Virginia Commonwealth University’s INOVA Fairfax campus. Dr. Feigert has been recognized as a Top Doctor in both Northern Virginia Magazine and Washingtonian magazine. He has also been recognized by the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Dr. Feigert is a member of several professional organizations including the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Society of Hematology and the Arlington County Medical Society. He is actively involved in local tumor boards, and he supports international communities through his participation with the Virginia Hospital Center Medical Brigade, a volunteer organization that helps bring clean water and health care to areas in Honduras. During his spare time, Dr. Feigert is an active tennis player.


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[post_title] => John Feigert, M.D. [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => john-feigert-m-d [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2018-05-22 18:18:07 [post_modified_gmt] => 2018-05-22 18:18:07 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://vacs.wpengine.com/?post_type=physician&p=480 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => physician [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [9] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 497 [post_author] => 2 [post_date] => 2017-09-06 14:36:37 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-09-06 14:36:37 [post_content] => Dr. Friedman’s increased interest in Palliative Medicine began early in his career when, while working as a family physician, he began to address the unique needs of patients coping with cancer diagnoses. Subsequently, he further developed his skills in pain and symptom management. In 2004, he founded the first hospital-based palliative medicine program in Northern Virginia at the Virginia Hospital Center. He served as the medical director of that award-winning program for the next decade until leaving to join Virginia Cancer Specialists. Locally, Dr. Friedman’s leadership roles have included mentoring many young palliative medicine physicians, chairing the Virginia Hospital Center Ethics Committee, and speaking frequently on pain management. Nationally, he has had the honor of serving as one of only ten physicians from across the country on the initial test writing Committee for the American Board of Internal Medicine, developing the board examination for palliative medicine. Throughout his distinguished career, Dr. Friedman has received multiple awards and honors, including the Haynes Rice Community Service Award and the CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield Outstanding Palliative Care Program Award at Virginia Hospital Center. He has served as a volunteer physician in programs such as the Arlington Free Clinic and the D.C. Partnership to Improve End of Life Care. His current focus is on improving quality of life for patients and families faced with serious illness. In his free time, Dr. Friedman spends time at the beach with his wife. He enjoys learning about music production from his teenage son and social entrepreneurship from his 20-something daughter.  
  [post_title] => Loren Friedman, M.D., F.A.A.H.P.M. [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => loren-friedman-m-d-f-a-a-h-p-m [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2018-05-22 18:26:44 [post_modified_gmt] => 2018-05-22 18:26:44 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://vacs.wpengine.com/?post_type=physician&p=497 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => physician [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [10] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 502 [post_author] => 2 [post_date] => 2017-09-06 15:17:21 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-09-06 15:17:21 [post_content] => Mitul Gandhi, M.D. attended Rutgers University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry. He earned his medical degree from Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School where he received the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Research Award among other honors. Dr. Gandhi then completed his residency and internship in Internal Medicine at University of Michigan Health System. Dr. Gandhi joins Virginia Cancer Specialists after serving as Chief Fellow in the Medical Oncology and Hematology Fellowship program at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. During his time at Northwestern, Dr. Gandhi actively participated in clinical research, with a focus in high risk lymphoma. He has presented at major national meetings, won the American Society of Hematology’s Abstract Achievement Award in 2013, and has several publications including a recent article in Blood on double hit lymphomas. Dr. Gandhi is currently an Associate Member of both the American Society of Hematology and the American Society of Clinical Oncology. In his spare time, Dr. Gandhi enjoys traveling with his wife, reading and writing, and spending time with family and friends. [post_title] => Mitul Gandhi, M.D. [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => mitul-gandhi-m-d [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2018-05-23 12:34:33 [post_modified_gmt] => 2018-05-23 12:34:33 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://vacs.wpengine.com/?post_type=physician&p=502 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => physician [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [11] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 505 [post_author] => 2 [post_date] => 2017-09-06 15:35:13 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-09-06 15:35:13 [post_content] => Alina M. Huang, M.D. attended the University of Pennsylvania where she graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Biochemistry and participated in the Roy and Diana Vagelos Scholar Program in Molecular Life Sciences. She then earned her medical degree from University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and went on to complete her residency and internship in Internal Medicine at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University affiliated with Rhode Island Hospital. Dr. Huang joins Virginia Cancer Specialists after completing her fellowship in Medical Oncology and Hematology at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. During her time there, Dr. Huang served as Teaching Fellow in Medical Oncology and Hematology, led lecture and group sessions focusing on hematology, and participated in medical oncology and hematology Grand Rounds. She has presented at national physician conferences, has authored several peer-reviewed publications, and contributed to one book chapter. Dr. Huang is currently a member of both the American Society of Hematology and the American Society of Clinical Oncology. In her spare time, Dr. Huang enjoys reading, traveling, watching movies, and yoga. [post_title] => Alina M. Huang, M.D. [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => alina-m-huang-m-d [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2018-05-22 12:44:33 [post_modified_gmt] => 2018-05-22 12:44:33 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://vacs.wpengine.com/?post_type=physician&p=505 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => physician [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [12] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 508 [post_author] => 2 [post_date] => 2017-09-06 15:47:57 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-09-06 15:47:57 [post_content] => Dr. Irwin’s commitment to caring for and treating oncology and hematology patients led her to join the Loudoun Office of Virginia Cancer Specialists in 2008. She is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and is a national clinical trials researcher. Dr. Irwin regularly lectures in the community for Life With Cancer, has educated the public on clinical trials for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, and has given multiple physician Grand Rounds at INOVA Loudoun Hospital to educate her peers on current oncology and hematology cases and developments. A recognized expert in the fight against breast cancer, Dr. Irwin is part of the national U.S. Oncology Breast Cancer Research Committee, has been interviewed as a breast cancer specialist on television and in magazines, and is repeatedly called on to speak at charity events for breast cancer awareness and prevention. Awarded multiple commendations for outstanding patient care, Dr. Irwin has a long-standing commitment to providing the best outcomes for her patients. She completed her Internal Medicine residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in 2005, where she was awarded the University of Pennsylvania's Holmes Award in Patient Oriented Evaluative Research. Dr. Irwin went on to complete her Hematology/Oncology fellowship after returning to Georgetown University Hospital's Lombardi Cancer Center. Her research and clinical focus during fellowship was in breast cancer and she completed a Bone Marrow Transplant rotation at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Maryland.


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[post_title] => Amy J. Irwin, M.D. [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => amy-j-irwin-m-d [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2018-05-23 12:39:44 [post_modified_gmt] => 2018-05-23 12:39:44 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://vacs.wpengine.com/?post_type=physician&p=508 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => physician [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [13] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 514 [post_author] => 2 [post_date] => 2017-09-07 16:29:50 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-09-07 16:29:50 [post_content] => Dr. Kula received her doctorate of medicine from the George Washington University School of Medicine and completed her internship, residency and fellowship at Brooke Army Medical Center. Dr. Kula held academic positions at Brooke Army Medical Center, University of Texas San Antonio Health Science Center and William Beaumont Army Medical Center. Dr. Kula holds a membership with the American College of Physicians. She has served as the chairwoman for the Cancer Committee at Novant Health Prince William Medical Center for over 10 years, has given presentations, and is a published author. In her spare time, Dr. Kula enjoys running, singing, traveling, and spending time with her two daughters.

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[post_title] => Alisan G. Kula, M.D. [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => alisan-g-kula-m-d [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2018-05-22 12:38:46 [post_modified_gmt] => 2018-05-22 12:38:46 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://vacs.wpengine.com/?post_type=physician&p=514 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => physician [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [14] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 516 [post_author] => 2 [post_date] => 2017-09-07 16:48:14 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-09-07 16:48:14 [post_content] => Dr. Jey Maran joined Virginia Cancer Specialists in 2006. At VCS, he has built his interest in the fields of breast, prostate, and GI oncology; lymphomas; platelet and coagulation disorders; benign and malignant hematology conditions; and stem cell transplants. Dr. Maran is the Director of Medical Oncology for the Novant Health Breast Center. He works closely and collaborates with surgeons and radiation oncologists to provide multidisciplinary care for his patients. Dr. Maran has written several publications focusing on prostate cancer, and has reviewed articles in the field of molecular biology of red blood cell disorders. He is triple board certified in hematology, medical oncology, and internal medicine. Among his many academic honors, Dr. Maran served as Chief Fellow at Baylor College of Medicine, where he was also an NIH funded research fellow, working with an internationally renowned team in red blood cell disorders. He holds memberships with the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Society of Hematology.


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[post_title] => Jey A. Maran, M.D. [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => jey-a-maran-m-d [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2018-05-23 12:46:39 [post_modified_gmt] => 2018-05-23 12:46:39 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://vacs.wpengine.com/?post_type=physician&p=516 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => physician [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [15] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 518 [post_author] => 2 [post_date] => 2017-09-07 17:22:45 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-09-07 17:22:45 [post_content] => Dr. Marsh received his doctorate of medicine from the University of Illinois Medical Center and completed his internship, residency and fellowship at the University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, where he was honored with the National Service Award, National Institutes of Health. Dr. Marsh is a published author and has been a principal research investigator for several cancer related drug studies. During his spare time, he is a Volunteer Trainer for the Prince William County 4-H Bull's-Eye Shooting Sports Club. [post_title] => Robert L. Marsh, M.D. [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => robert-l-marsh-m-d [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2018-05-23 12:56:17 [post_modified_gmt] => 2018-05-23 12:56:17 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://vacs.wpengine.com/?post_type=physician&p=518 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => physician [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [16] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 521 [post_author] => 2 [post_date] => 2017-09-07 17:39:41 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-09-07 17:39:41 [post_content] => Dr. Timothy A. McCarthy graduated with high honors from Rutgers University where he received a Bachelor of Science in Materials Engineering.  He then went on to earn his medical degree and complete an Internal Medicine residency at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.  During his residency, Dr. McCarthy was honored with the Nilesh Tamakuwala, MD Memorial Award, a distinction presented to the individual who best demonstrated compassion in care and excellence in teaching. Board-certified in Medical Oncology, Hematology and Internal Medicine, Dr. McCarthy completed his fellowship in Medical Oncology and Hematology at University of North Carolina Hospitals.  As an Oncology Fellow, Dr. McCarthy took a leadership role working with various departments with a specific interest in quality and process improvement projects.  Dr. McCarthy is a published author and has presented posters at various medical events, including the annual American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) symposium. Outside of medicine, Dr. McCarthy enjoys staying active and exploring the outdoors with his wife and 3 young children. He also enjoys listening to a diverse array of music and plays several different instruments.

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[post_title] => Timothy A. McCarthy, M.D. [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => timothy-a-mccarthy-m-d [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2018-05-23 12:57:57 [post_modified_gmt] => 2018-05-23 12:57:57 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://vacs.wpengine.com/?post_type=physician&p=521 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => physician [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [17] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 523 [post_author] => 2 [post_date] => 2017-09-07 17:55:13 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-09-07 17:55:13 [post_content] => Dr. Geoffrey Moorer received his medical degree from the Temple University School of Medicine. After a residency at the University of Maryland Medical Center, Dr. Moorer completed his hematology and oncology fellowship at the Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Moorer’s research experience includes exploring novel chemotherapy regimens for the treatment of advanced pancreatic cancer. Dr. Moorer holds memberships in several organizations including the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Society of Hematology and the National Medical Association. He remains active in the medical and local communities through his involvement in hospital-based tumor boards and cancer committees and as the Medical Advisor for the First Mount Zion Baptist Church Survival Cancer Support Group. In his spare time, Dr. Moorer enjoys traveling, reading, and staying physically active.


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[post_title] => Geoffrey D. Moorer, M.D. [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => geoffrey-d-moorer-m-d [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2018-05-23 13:01:19 [post_modified_gmt] => 2018-05-23 13:01:19 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://vacs.wpengine.com/?post_type=physician&p=523 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => physician [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [18] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 525 [post_author] => 2 [post_date] => 2017-09-07 18:09:41 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-09-07 18:09:41 [post_content] => After graduation from the University of Michigan Medical School, Dr. Jacob Ninan completed the internal medicine residency program at the University of Wisconsin. He then spent one year as the primary care chief medical resident at the William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin. Dr. Ninan completed his hematology fellowship at the University of Wisconsin Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center in 2008 and his oncology fellowship in 2010. Dr. Ninan has previously done research in bone marrow transplantation and early phase clinical trials. He also has a special interest in hematologic malignancies as well as lung cancers. Dr. Ninan holds memberships in organizations such as the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Society of Hematology, and the American Medical Association. Additionally, he serves on hospital-based tumor boards and the Inova Alexandria Hospital Palliative Care Committee. In addition to dedicated care to his patients, Dr. Ninan is interested in improving international health. In his free time, he enjoys tennis, woodworking, and photography.


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[post_title] => Jacob A. Ninan, M.D. [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => jacob-a-ninan-m-d [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2018-05-23 13:03:32 [post_modified_gmt] => 2018-05-23 13:03:32 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://vacs.wpengine.com/?post_type=physician&p=525 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => physician [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [19] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 527 [post_author] => 2 [post_date] => 2017-09-07 18:15:21 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-09-07 18:15:21 [post_content] => Gregory J. Orloff, MD, received his medical degree from the Yale University School of Medicine where he was also selected as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. He completed his medical internship, residency and hematology/oncology fellowship at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Orloff was also a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Fellow at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital. At the conclusion of his training, he joined the faculty in the Hematology/Oncology division at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Orloff is a member of the American Society of Hematology and the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Dr. Orloff has been recognized as a Top Doctor by Washingtonian magazine for more than ten years, and he has also been featured on the prestigious “Castle Connolly Top Doctors” list. Dr. Orloff joined Virginia Cancer Specialists (VCS) in 1995. He had co-directed the Stem Cell Transplant Program in partnership with INOVA Fairfax Hospital. Virginia Cancer Specialists is a member of the Multiple Myeloma Research Consortium (MMRC), for which Dr. Orloff is the site director and principal investigator. Dr. Orloff is currently an Assistant Professor, in the Department of Oncology at Johns Hopkins University.  


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[post_title] => Gregory J. Orloff, M.D. [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => gregory-j-orloff-m-d [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2018-05-23 13:10:24 [post_modified_gmt] => 2018-05-23 13:10:24 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://vacs.wpengine.com/?post_type=physician&p=527 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => physician [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [20] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 529 [post_author] => 2 [post_date] => 2017-09-07 18:21:32 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-09-07 18:21:32 [post_content] => Dr. Patel-Donnelly is triple board-certified in medical oncology, hematology, and internal medicine. She completed her fellowship in Medical Oncology and Hematology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Patel-Donnelly received her Doctorate of Medicine and completed her Internal Medicine Internship and Residency from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, New York, and she is a magna cum laude graduate in biochemistry with honors and independent research from Binghamton University in Binghamton, New York. Dr. Patel-Donnelly has taken an active role at Virginia Cancer Specialists and in the local and medical communities. Dr. Patel-Donnelly holds memberships and appointments in multiple organizations. She is a member of the American Medical Association, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Society of Hematology, and the Medical Society of Virginia. Focusing on a special interest in hematologic malignancies, brain tumors, and stem cell transplant, Dr. Patel-Donnelly has become highly involved in local tumor boards and has served as Section Chief of Hematology/Oncology at Inova Fairfax Hospital and has held a Hematology/Oncology Faculty Clerkship appointment at Virginia Commonwealth University. Dr. Patel-Donnelly has also received multiple awards and honors which include the Harvard Partners in Excellence Award, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s “Relentless for a Cure” award, Excellence in Teaching Awards, National Institutes of Health Research Fellowship, NASE Achievement Scholarship, and Distinguished Honors and Independent Research in Biochemistry. Dr. Patel-Donnelly has been consistently named as a Top Doctor in publications such as Northern Virginia Magazine and Washingtonian magazine. Additionally, she has been listed as a “Castle Connolly Mid-Atlantic Top Doctor and a Washington Post Super Doctor”. Dr. Patel-Donnelly is a published author and has spoken both at local educational events and at national and local news interviews. Dr. Patel-Donnelly is a member of several, prestigious, national committees. She is on the highly-selective, national panel tasked with writing Oncology Board questions for the American Board of Internal Medicine, which certifies that medical oncologists have a competent fund of knowledge to be board-certified and practice. She has also been selected to serve on the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Leukemia Guideline Committee, which reviews current research evidence and makes uniform guidelines on treating leukemia. Dr. Patel-Donnelly is currently an Assistant Professor, in the Department of Oncology at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Patel-Donnelly lives in Northern Virginia with her husband and two children. She enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, running, traveling, and reading.

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[post_title] => Dipti Patel-Donnelly, M.D. [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => dipti-patel-donnelly-m-d [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2018-05-23 13:20:46 [post_modified_gmt] => 2018-05-23 13:20:46 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://vacs.wpengine.com/?post_type=physician&p=529 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => physician [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [21] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 535 [post_author] => 2 [post_date] => 2017-09-07 18:51:58 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-09-07 18:51:58 [post_content] => Dr. Reid received his doctorate of medicine from Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and went on to complete an Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Minnesota Hospitals and Clinics. His Medical Oncology Fellowship was completed at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Maryland, where he performed basic research into the molecular biology and pathogenesis of cancer. His Hematology Fellowship was completed at Washington Cancer Institute, Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C. He is also a Fellow in the American College of Physicians. Prior to VCS, Dr. Reid served as a Medical Officer in the Oncology Division, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, and as the Acting Deputy Director, Division of Monoclonal Antibodies, Food and Drug Administration. Dr. Reid is an active participant in the US Oncology research program at Virginia Cancer Specialists. He serves on several medical staff committees at INOVA Fairfax Hospital, and previously served as Medical Staff President at INOVA Fair Oaks Hospital and was a member of the INOVA Health Care Services Board of Trustees. Outside of medicine, Dr. Reid and his wife, Patti are raising three teenagers who are each busy with music studies. Dr. Reid enjoys playing tennis. He is an assistant scoutmaster with Boy Scout Troop 51 in Herndon, VA.          
  [post_title] => Robert L. Reid, M.D., F.A.C.P. [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => robert-l-reid-m-d-f-a-c-p [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2018-05-23 13:34:01 [post_modified_gmt] => 2018-05-23 13:34:01 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://vacs.wpengine.com/?post_type=physician&p=535 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => physician [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [22] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 537 [post_author] => 2 [post_date] => 2017-09-08 12:48:47 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-09-08 12:48:47 [post_content] => Dr. Rodriguez attended Johns Hopkins University where she was awarded a Bachelor of Science degree with honors in biomedical engineering and was a member of the Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society. She received her medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine where she was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Dr. Rodriguez then completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York and her fellowship in Hematology and Oncology at George Washington Medical Center in Washington, D.C. Dr. Rodriguez currently heads the Virginia Cancer Specialists Hereditary Cancer Risk Assessment Program. She has been a member of the US Oncology GREAT (Genetic Risk Evaluation and Treatment Program) Executive Committee since 2013, and she regularly speaks on the subject of genetics. Dr. Rodriguez remains active in other areas of the medical community as well. She serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor at Georgetown University Medical Center, is a member of the Executive Committee for the Arlington Medical Society, and is involved with the Arlington Free Clinic. Her professional memberships include the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Society of Hematology. Born in Montevideo, Uruguay, Dr. Rodriguez speaks both fluent Spanish and French. She enjoys music and plays guitar in an Irish band.


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[post_title] => Patricia Rodriguez, M.D. [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => patricia-rodriguez-m-d [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2018-05-23 13:40:35 [post_modified_gmt] => 2018-05-23 13:40:35 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://vacs.wpengine.com/?post_type=physician&p=537 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => physician [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [23] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 539 [post_author] => 2 [post_date] => 2017-09-08 13:16:18 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-09-08 13:16:18 [post_content] => A graduate of the University of Virginia Medical School, Dr. Sampat completed his Internal Medicine residency at the University of Texas - Houston and then spent one year completing a Leukemia fellowship at MD Anderson Cancer Center. He completed his Hematology & Medical Oncology fellowship at the University of North Carolina. Dr. Sampat’s education and training reflect a particular interest in advancing treatment options for patients with gastrointestinal malignancies. He has contributed to several publications and presentations in this field. Dr. Sampat stays active in the medical community through his memberships in associations such as the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Society of Hematology. In his spare time, Dr. Sampat enjoys hiking, bicycling, and traveling.
  [post_title] => Keeran R. Sampat, M.D. [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => keeran-r-sampat-m-d [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2018-05-23 13:46:35 [post_modified_gmt] => 2018-05-23 13:46:35 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://vacs.wpengine.com/?post_type=physician&p=539 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => physician [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [24] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 541 [post_author] => 2 [post_date] => 2017-09-08 14:27:34 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-09-08 14:27:34 [post_content] => As a graduate of the Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Sarma focuses on high-quality, attentive, and personalized care for the cancer patient, he currently leads an effort at Virginia Cancer Specialists to improve overall quality care for cancer patients.  He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology. Dr. Sarma is a general oncologist with extensive experience with lymphoma and head and neck cancer patients.  Dr. Sarma joined Virginia Cancer Specialists after serving as an Assistant Professor in the Department of General Oncology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Regional Care Center in Sugar Land, TX. Dr. Sarma enjoys travel, great food, gardening, and music. He and his wife have three children.
  [post_title] => Amit Sarma, M.D. [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => amit-sarma-m-d [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2018-05-23 13:51:11 [post_modified_gmt] => 2018-05-23 13:51:11 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://vacs.wpengine.com/?post_type=physician&p=541 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => physician [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [25] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 543 [post_author] => 2 [post_date] => 2017-09-08 14:33:05 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-09-08 14:33:05 [post_content] => Dr. Gregory S. Sibley joined Virginia Cancer Specialists after 14 years in Radiation Oncology at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, D.C.  Throughout his career, Dr. Sibley has focused on providing the highest quality care in the field of radiation oncology. He has positioned himself as an expert in the multi-disciplinary treatment of cancer and in state-of-the-art radiation treatment planning techniques. Within the US Oncology Network, Dr. Sibley is a member of the Executive Committee for Radiation Oncology and Vice-Chair for the Technology Committee. Dr. Sibley has authored over 20 peer-reviewed publications, many while on faculty at Duke University Medical Center. Although well-versed in the treatment of multiple cancers, Dr. Sibley has special interest in breast cancer, brachytherapy for prostate cancer, and intensity-modulated radiotherapy for head and neck, and lung cancers. In his spare time, Dr. Sibley is an avid hockey player and triathlete.


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[post_title] => Gregory S. Sibley, M.D. [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => gregory-s-sibley-m-d [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2018-05-23 14:01:42 [post_modified_gmt] => 2018-05-23 14:01:42 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://vacs.wpengine.com/?post_type=physician&p=543 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => physician [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [26] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 545 [post_author] => 2 [post_date] => 2017-09-08 15:13:49 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-09-08 15:13:49 [post_content] => Dr. Siddiqui’s interest in palliative medicine began early in his career during his intership at Atlanticare Regional Medical Center. He then completed his fellowship in hospice and palliative medicine at Capital Caring and the National Institute of Health. Following his education, Dr. Siddiqui then practiced for seven years as a medical director serving patients at home with hospice services as well as inpatient palliative care services at Inova Fairfax Hospital. Dr. Siddiqui is experienced in pain and symptom management, as well as helping patients and families coping with advanced illness and cancer. He also regularly teaches residents and medical students. He has been published in The Hospice Companion. His current focus is on improving quality of life for patients and families faced with serious illness. In his free time, Dr. Siddiqui enjoys spending time with his wife and four daughters at the beach. He also enjoys watching sports and jogging. Dr. Siddiqui played college football at Iona College and was the captain of his high school football team. [post_title] => Muhammad Siddiqui, MD [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => muhammad-siddiqui-md [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2018-01-15 15:04:04 [post_modified_gmt] => 2018-01-15 15:04:04 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://vacs.wpengine.com/?post_type=physician&p=545 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => physician [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [27] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 547 [post_author] => 2 [post_date] => 2017-09-08 15:33:13 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-09-08 15:33:13 [post_content] => Dr. Alex Spira earned his medical degree from the New York University School of Medicine. He then went on to complete his internship and residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, and his medical oncology fellowship at Johns Hopkins Hospital. During his training, Dr. Spira was granted many awards and honors, and he completed several specialized fellowship programs. Among these honors were the National Institutes of Health Medical Scientist Training Program Fellowship (1990-1997), Merck Corporation Scholarship (1995-1995), Pediatric AIDS Foundation Fellowship (1993- 1995) and Harvard University Scholarship (1987-1990). Dr. Spira has also received his PhD from the New York School of Arts and Sciences. As Director of the Virginia Cancer Specialists (VCS) Research Institute and the Phase I Trial Program, Dr. Spira is actively involved in advancing medicine and offering targeted treatment options for patients. Although his research interests are numerous, Dr. Spira particularly enjoys studying immunotherapy, personalized medicine, GI, thoracic and lung cancer and sarcomas. Dr. Spira is also Co-Chair of the USOncology Thoracic Oncology Committee, Chair of the USOncology Research Executive Committee, and member of the USOncology National Policy Board Executive Committee. Dr. Spira is a faculty member at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and serves as Assistant Professor of Oncology. Throughout his career, Dr. Spira has been recognized as a Top Doctor in Northern Virginia Magazine and Washingtonian magazine for multiple years. In 2014, he received the prestigious “Castle Connolly America’s Top Doctor” award. In his spare time, Dr. Spira enjoys spending time with his family, coaching children’s sports, cycling, and cheering on his favorite New York sports teams.  


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[post_title] => Alex Spira, M.D., PhD, F.A.C.P. [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => alex-spira-m-d-phd-f-a-c-p [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2018-05-23 14:04:58 [post_modified_gmt] => 2018-05-23 14:04:58 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://vacs.wpengine.com/?post_type=physician&p=547 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => physician [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [28] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 549 [post_author] => 2 [post_date] => 2017-09-08 17:26:22 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-09-08 17:26:22 [post_content] => Dr. Wadlow completed his internship and residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Wadlow then went on to complete his fellowship at Dana-Farber/Partners Cancer Care, holding academic appointments as a clinical fellow as well as an instructor. He is board certified in medical oncology and internal medicine. As Co-director of the Virginia Cancer Specialists (VCS) Research Institute, Dr. Wadlow helps run clinical trials that study novel and targeted therapies for cancer. Dr. Wadlow has special interest and expertise in gastrointestinal malignancies and breast cancer. Dr. Wadlow is also a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. In his spare time, Dr. Wadlow enjoys relaxing with his family, reading novels, skiing, hiking, and traveling as much as possible.

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[post_title] => Raymond Wadlow, M.D. [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => raymond-wadlow-m-d [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2018-05-23 14:23:52 [post_modified_gmt] => 2018-05-23 14:23:52 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://vacs.wpengine.com/?post_type=physician&p=549 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => physician [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [29] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 551 [post_author] => 2 [post_date] => 2017-09-08 18:02:03 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-09-08 18:02:03 [post_content] => Dr. Felasfa M. Wodajo graduated Cum Laude from Princeton University where he received a Bachelor of Science in Biology. He then went on to earn his medical degree from University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Wodajo has completed an internship in General Surgery at George Washington University and a residency in Orthopedic Surgery at Howard University Hospital. His fellowship in Orthopedic Oncology was completed at the Washington Cancer Institute at Washington Hospital Center. Board-certified in Orthopedic Surgery, Dr. Wodajo has dedicated his career to Musculoskeletal Oncology. Most recently, he served as the Medical Director of Musculoskeletal Oncology at Virginia Hospital Center, Arlington before returning to INOVA Fairfax Hospital. In addition to his professional accomplishments, Dr. Wodajo has dedicated himself to teaching others. He has acted as a mentor in the Zimmer Minority Summer Intern Program, which promotes diversity and multiculturalism in the field of orthopedic surgery. Dr. Wodajo has also held teaching positions at Virginia Commonwealth, Georgetown and Howard Universities, and has been a consultant for the National Cancer Institute. He continues to serve as the Course Director for the Washington Orthopedic Pathology Review, a program focused on educating Orthopedic residents in Musculoskeletal Pathology. Throughout his career, Dr. Wodajo has received numerous honors, including the Alvin H. Crawford Mentorship award, an annual recognition given to an Orthopedic Surgeon who has excelled in educating others. He has also been consistently named as a Top Doctor in both the Washingtonian and Northern Virginia Magazine. Dr. Wodajo is a published author, and he serves as Oncology Editor for Orthopedic Clinics of North America, a quarterly journal. He is an accomplished leader for various medical committees and currently holds memberships in the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the American Orthopedic Association, the Musculoskeletal Tumor Society, and the Connective Tissue Oncology Society. Dr. Wodajo is married with two children. In addition to delighting in watching his two daughters grow up, Dr. Wodajo enjoys bicycling and listening to jazz. For more information on musculoskeletal tumor surgery and sarcoma treatment, visit Dr. Wodajo's website at http://www.sarcoma.md.

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[post_title] => Felasfa M. Wodajo, M.D. [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => felasfa-m-wodajo-m-d [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2018-05-23 14:34:28 [post_modified_gmt] => 2018-05-23 14:34:28 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://vacs.wpengine.com/?post_type=physician&p=551 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => physician [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [30] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 39728 [post_author] => 4 [post_date] => 2018-03-11 01:00:45 [post_date_gmt] => 2018-03-11 01:00:45 [post_content] => Dr. Hernan Vargas believes in a covenant relationship with each patient and family. His goal is to provide the highest quality patient-centered care within a multidisciplinary group of like-minded individuals that results in a personalized treatment plan for each patient the team is privileged to serve. Dr. Vargas joins Virginia Cancer Specialists with over 20 years of experience in the care of women with breast cancer and benign conditions of the breast. Before joining VCS, Dr. Vargas served as Associate Professor of Surgery at UCLA; he has been Director of the Breast Programs at Harbor-UCLA, in Los Angeles, California and at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital, in Fairfax, Virginia. He has contributed to the development of new surgical techniques in breast cancer care being the author of more than 100 scientific publications. In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Vargas has lectured nationally and internationally. He is the recipient of several awards for leadership and teaching excellence. Dr. Vargas has been recognized as a “Top Doctor” in breast surgery by Washingtonian Magazine, LA Magazine and Castle-Connoly’s America’s Top Doctors for Cancer . In his leisure time, Dr. Vargas enjoys family life with his wife and son and many relatives in the area. He is a former Ironman triathlete; he enjoys reading, cooking, and learning languages and music.  
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