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Dr. Alexander Spira, MD

Medical Oncology
4.6 (68)
Accepting new patients
26 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Alexander Spira, MD

Dr. Alexander Spira, MD is a Medical Oncology Specialist in Fairfax, VA. They specialize in Medical Oncology, has 26 years of experience. They graduated from New York University School and is affiliated with Inova Alexandria Hospital, Inova Fairfax Hospital, Reston Hospital Center, Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center and UVA Haymarket Medical Center.

Dr. Spira works at Virginia Cancer Specialists in Fairfax, VA. They frequently treat conditions like Anemia, Lung Cancer and Secondary Malignancies along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts 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

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    Virginia Cancer Specialists - Fairfax
    8613 Lee Hwy Ste 200N, Fairfax, VA 22031 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (703) 280-5390

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

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    4.6
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    Based on 68 ratings
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    Jan 05, 2023
    Dr. Spira has been doing a great job of treating my lung cancer for the last 9 years. He is very understanding and helpful.
    Andy Nguyen — Jan 05, 2023
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    About Dr. Alexander Spira, MD

    Specialties
    • Medical Oncology
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 26 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
    Residency
    Internship
    • Hospital Of University Of Pennsylvania
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • New York University School
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Harvard Medical School
    Undergraduate School

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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 an average wait time of 31 – 45 minutes at their office(s).

    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 Anemia, Lung Cancer and Secondary Malignancies, 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.

    68 patients have reviewed Dr. Spira. The overall rating for this provider is 4.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Spira.

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