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Oncology | Male

1635 N George Mason Dr Ste 170 Arlington, VA 22205 Get Directions

Biography

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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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.

Dr. Butler's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Oncology
  •  Board certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • 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)
  • ENT Cancer
  • 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
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • 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
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis

Education

  • Medical School
    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

    Graduated in 1971

  • Internship Hospital
    Rhode Island Hospital

    Completed in 1972

  • Residency Hospital
    Medstar-Georgetown University Medical Center

    Completed in 1979

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Medstar-Georgetown University Medical Center

    Completed in 1978

  • Undergraduate School
    Oberlin College

    Graduated in 1967

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Hematology

Procedures Performed

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Thoracentesis