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Dr. Alexander Spira, MD

Hematology & Oncology*
4.7 (90)
Map Pin Small Fairfax, VA
Accepting new patients
27 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Alexander Spira, MD

Dr. Alexander Spira, MD is a Hematology & Oncology Specialist in Fairfax, VA. They specialize in Hematology & Oncology, has 27 years of experience, and is board certified in Medical Oncology. They graduated from New York University School and is affiliated with Inova Alexandria Hospital, Inova Fairfax Hospital, Reston Hospital Center, UVA Haymarket Medical Center and Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center. Dr. Spira, completed a residency at Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania|University Penn Hospital University Pa. Patients rated Dr. Spira an average 4.7 star rating.

Dr. Spira works at Virginia Cancer Specialists in Fairfax, VA. They frequently treat conditions like Lung Cancer and Myelodysplastic Syndromes along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Spira's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Virginia Cancer Specialists - Fairfax
    8613 Route 29 Ste 200, Fairfax, VA 22031 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (703) 208-3120
  2. 2
    Virginia Cancer Specialists - Fairfax
    8613 Route 29 Ste 200N, Fairfax, VA 22031 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (703) 280-5390
    Monday
    08:30 - 16:30
    Tuesday
    08:30 - 16:30
    Wednesday
    08:30 - 16:30
    Thursday
    08:30 - 16:30
    Friday
    08:30 - 16:30
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Inova Alexandria Hospital
  • Inova Fairfax Hospital
  • Reston Hospital Center
  • UVA Haymarket Medical Center
  • Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center

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Lung Cancer
Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Acute Leukemia
Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anemia
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Bladder Cancer
Bleeding Disorders
Bone Cancer
Brain Cancer
Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
Cholangiocarcinoma
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Coagulation Disorders
Colorectal Cancer
Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma
Follicular Lymphoma Grade 1
Head and Neck Cancer
Hodgkin's Disease
Hypercoagulable State
Leukocytosis
Liver Cancer
Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
Myeloma
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Myeloproliferative Disorders
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Oral Cancer
Osteosarcoma
Ovarian Cancer
Pancreatic Cancer
Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Primary Hypercoagulable State
Prostate Cancer
Skin Cancer
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
Thyroid Cancer
Tongue Cancer
Uterine Cancer
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Acquired Hemolytic Anemia
Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
Acute Lymphoid Leukemia
Acute Myeloid Leukemia Multilineage Dysplasia
Acute Panmyelosis with Myelofibrosis
Adrenal Gland Cancer
All Lymphoma
Anal Disorders
Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
Astrocytoma
Autoimmune Diseases
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Benign Neoplasm of Brain
Biliary Tract Cancer
Blood Disorders
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Disorders
Breast Carcinoma
Breast Diseases
Burkitt's Lymphoma
Cancer
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Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Cervical Cancer
Chordoma
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Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia
Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Diffuse Lymphoblastic Lymphoma
Drug Induced Aplastic Anemia
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
ENT Cancer
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Fallopian Tube Cancer
Follicular Lymphoma Grade 2
Follicular Lymphoma Grade 3
Follicular Lymphoma Grade 3B
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Graft vs Host Disease
Gynecologic Cancer
Hemochromatosis
Hemophilia
Hereditary Spherocytosis
Immune Thrombocytopenia
Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
Kidney Cancer
Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis
Laryngeal Cancer
Larynx Conditions
Leukocytopenia
Lip Cancer
Lobular Carcinoma
Lung Carcinoma
Lymphocytosis
Lymphoma
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Lymphoma, Large-Cell
Lymphosarcoma
Male Breast Cancer
Male Breast Carcinoma
Malignant Mediastinal Tumor
Malignant Pleura Secondary
Mantle Cell Lymphoma
Marginal Zone Lymphoma
Mast Cell Diseases
Maternal Anemia
Mature T and NK-Cell Cancer
Mediastinal B-Cell Lymphoma
Mediastinal Tumors
Medulloblastoma
Melanoma
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Merkel Cell Carcinoma
Metastatic Breast Cancer
Multiple Myeloma
Neutropenia
Nodular Lymphoma
Nodular Sclerosis Hodgkins Lymphoma
Pancytopenia
Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
Peritoneal Cancer
Pernicious Anemia
Pheochromocytoma
Pineal Region Tumors
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Pituitary Tumor
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Polycythemia Rubra Vera
Pregnancy-Related Disorders
Pulmonary Disease
Purpura
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Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
Refractory Anemia with Sideroblasts
Reticulosarcoma
Salivary Gland Cancer
Schwannoma
Secondary Malignancies
Sickle Cell Disease
Sickle Cell Hemoglobin SS Disease
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Testicular Cancer
Thalassemia
Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
Thrombocytosis
Thrombosis
Thymomas
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Tonsil Cancer
Urinary Disorders
Uterine Diseases
Vaginal Cancer
Vascular Disease
Vitamin B Deficiency
Vitamin B12 Anemia
Vitamin B12 Deficiency
von Willebrand Disease
Vulvar Cancer
Biopsy
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Bone Marrow Biopsy
Leukemia Diagnostic Evaluations
Liver Biopsy
Thoracentesis
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    4.7
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    Based on 90 ratings
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    Specialties*
    • Hematology & Oncology

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    Years of Experience
    • 27 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1902874514
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania|University Penn Hospital University Pa
    Residency
    Internship
    • Hospital of University of Pennsylvania
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • New York University School
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Medical Oncology
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Alexander Spira, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Spira is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Spira has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Spira works at Virginia Cancer Specialists in Fairfax, VA. View the full address on Dr. Spira’s profile.

    Dr. Spira has seen patients for Lung Cancer and Myelodysplastic Syndromes, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Spira on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    90 patients have reviewed Dr. Spira. The overall rating for this provider is 4.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Spira.

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