Dr. Michael Maitland M.D., PH.D.
Oncologist | Medical Oncology8081 INNOVATION PARK DR FAIRFAX VA, 22031
Dr. Michael Maitland is an oncologist practicing in FAIRFAX, VA. Dr. Maitland specializes in the care and treatment of patients with cancer. As an oncologist, Dr. Maitland manages and oversees the treatment of a cancer patient after he or she has been diagnosed with the disease. Oncologists will care for their patients throughout the course of the disease. Types of oncologists include medical oncologists, surgical oncologists, radiation oncologists, gynecologic oncologists, pediatric oncologists and hematologist oncologists.
Education and Training
Albert Einstein Medicine
Albert Einstein College of Medicine - Yeshiva University 2000
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Medical Oncology
- Lung Cancer, Human Genetics, Cancer And More
- Lung Cancer
- Member American Association for Cancer Research
- Member American Heart Association
- Member American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
- Member American Society of Clinical Oncology
- Member American Society of Human Genetics
- Member Cancer and Leukemia Group B
- New York-Presbyterian Hospital
- Weill Cornell Medical College Affiliated Hospitals
- Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York The University of Chicago Medicine
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