Dr. Thomas Butler, MD

Dr. Thomas Butler, MD

Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 73
Dr. Thomas Butler, MD is an oncology specialist in Arlington, VA and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine in 1971 and specializes in oncology and hematology.Read his story

1635 N George Mason Dr Ste 170

Arlington, VA 22205

Contact Information

(703) 280-5390

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Butler performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Blood Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers
Breast Diseases
more than 88% of peers
Bone Cancer
more than 85% of peers

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Dr. Butler's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Butler "An undergraduate of Oberlin College, Dr. Butler received his doctorate from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio. He completed an internship at Rhode Island Hospital and was a Research Associate at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Maryland. His residency and medical oncology fellowship were completed at Georgetown University Hospital and the Vincent Lombardi Cancer Institute in Washington, DC. Dr. Butler is board certified in Medical Oncology and Internal Medicine. Strongly interested in educating others, Dr. Butler has held various academic affiliations throughout his career. As Clinical Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, Dr. Butler teaches hematology and oncology to medical students and residents. He has been awarded the Georgetown University Medical School Golden Apple Award for Teaching as well as both the 20 Year Teaching Award and 30 Year Teaching Award at Georgetown University. Dr. Butler remains highly active in both the local community and national organizations. His local appointments include Chairman of the Cancer Committee and Chief, Section of Oncology, for the Virginia Hospital Center. Dr. Butler also serves on the Arlington Medical Society and the Virginia Hospital Center Tumor Board, and he speaks regularly within the community on behalf of the American Cancer Society and Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Dr. Butler has held memberships in national organizations such as the American Cancer Society, the American Society of Hematology, the American Association for Cancer Research, and the American Medical Association. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. Dr. Butler regularly fundraises for hospice and the Arlington Free Clinics. He enjoys spending time with family, traveling, photography, and fitness."
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2  Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Hematology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

78  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Oberlin College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1967
  • Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • Rhode Island Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Medstar-Georgetown University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Medstar-Georgetown University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Butler has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Butler's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Butler to family and friends
4 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Butler's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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