Timothy A. McCarthy, MD

VCS Physicians

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“We are at an exciting time in the care of patients with cancer. We continue to have newer, better treatments – advancing our knowledge, enabling us to target these therapies more to each individual. At VCS you can be assured that you will receive state-of-the-art cancer care that is the best plan for you and your family.”

Work and Credentials:

Primary Location

Fairfax Office

Position

Medical Oncologist

Board Certification

Medical Oncology, Hematology and Internal Medicine

Fellowship

University of North Carolina Hospitals, Medical Oncology and Hematology

Residency

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Medical School

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

College

Rutgers University

Special Interests

Thoracic, Gastrointestinal (Colorectal, hepatobiliary, gastric)

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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Physician Publications

January 1, 2016

Importance of pharmacokinetic studies in the management of acquired factor X deficiency

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July 14, 2014

Angiogenesis Inhibitors in Gastric Cancer

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Clinical Trials (4)

Clinical Trial 21318

A PHASE I-III, MULTICENTER STUDY EVALUATING THE EFFICACY AND SAFETY OF MULTIPLE THERAPIES IN COHORTS OF PATIENTS SELECTED ACCORDING TO BIOMARKER STATUS, WITH LOCALLY ADVANCED, UNRESECTABLE, STAGE III NON-SMALL CELL LUNG CANCER (BO42777)


Clinical Trial 20218

A Phase III, Randomized, Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled, Multicenter Study Comparing Niraparib Plus Pembrolizumab Versus Placebo Plus Pembrolizumab as Maintenance Therapy in Participants Whose Disease Has Remained Stable or Responded to First-Line Platinum-Based Chemotherapy with Pembrolizumab for Stage IIIB/IIIC or IV NSCLC


Clinical Trial 20423

A Phase II Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial of Tomivosertib in Combination with Anti-PD-(L)1 Therapy in Subjects with NSCLC as First-Line Therapy or When Progressing on Single-Agent First-Line Anti-PD-(L)1 Therapy


Clinical Trial 8951-CL-0103

A Phase 2 Study of Zolbetuximab (IMAB362) as Monotherapy or in Combination with mFOLFOX6 in Subjects with Metastatic or Locally Advanced Unresectable Gastric or Gastroesophageal Junction (GEJ) Adenocarcinoma whose Tumors have High or Intermediate Claudin (CLDN) 18.2 Expression

Primary Location

Fairfax Office Office

Fairfax Office

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Awards

December 13, 2022

2022 Washingtonian Top Doctor


February 1, 2022

2022 Northern Virginia Magazine Top Doctor


February 1, 2020

2020 Virginia Living Top Doctor


February 1, 2020

2020 Northern Virginia Magazine Top Doctors


January 1, 2018
Northern Virginia Magazine Top Doctors 2018

Northern Virginia Magazine Top Doctors 2018