Robert Christie, MD, FACP
When it comes to battling a cancer diagnosis, it’s better to have a team to help you in your fight. “Trials have shown that the overall quality of care is improved if a multidisciplinary team is involved,” says Robert Christie, MD, FACP, medical oncologist at Virginia Cancer Specialists. “Cancer affects your body in various ways. Having a team on your side allows more tools in providing the best possible treatment.”
With a convenient Arlington location, Virginia Cancer Specialists provides cancer patients the option of receiving excellent care close to home. Their team of world-class medical professionals affords the absolute best in comprehensive treatment in a single, convenient location, including supportive care when needed. “We offer a patient-centric, multi-disciplined cancer treatment approach,” says Dr. Christie. “And we offer everything a patient needs under one roof.” VCS has nine locations across Northern Virginia offering a full spectrum of cancer care dedicated to providing the best outcomes for patients.
Virginia Cancer Specialists embraces all aspects of confronting cancer, including prevention, detection, diagnosis, treatment and research. Their practice includes a dedicated team of medical oncologists, hematologists, genetic counselors, dieticians, surgeons, palliative care specialists, social workers, oncology nurses and a cutting-edge research program.
Battling a cancer diagnosis can be difficult and complicated, requiring patients to make a number of very complex and personal decisions. Virginia Cancer Specialists is dedicated to the highest quality patient care and strives to provide the best possible experience for their patients. “I particularly enjoy developing relationships with my patients, who are going through an incredibly difficult time in their lives,” says Dr. Christie. “I do all I can to help them both improve the quality of their life and prolong their life.”
Lung cancer, multiple myeloma, lymphoma and leukemia; Member: International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology