Dr. Thomas Butler, MD

Dr. Thomas Butler, MD

Oncology  |  
Male  |  
Age 72
(4)
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Dr. Thomas Butler, MD is an oncology doctor who practices in Arlington, VA. He is 72 years old and has been practicing for 46 years. 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
  • 12 More

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

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis

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Procedures

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Thoracentesis

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.

Education

  • 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
4.8
based on 4 total reviews
Dr. Butler's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Butler accepts 21 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem
    Pathway X Tier Hosp HealthKeepers DirectAccess VA
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    KeyCare PPO
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Choice Advantage
    Blue Preferred PPO
    CareFirst Maryland POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
    Southern Health PPO
  • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    Coventry Health Care of Virginia HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Guardian
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • One Net
    One Net PPO
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Butler has admitting privileges

Virginia Hospital Center
1701 N George Mason Dr
Arlington, VA 22205
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