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Our Team

Inova Thoracic Oncology medical directorsInova's thoracic oncology team offers a level of expertise unparalleled in the Washington, DC, region. Led by world-class physicians Sandeep Khandhar, MD, and Alex Spira, MD, Inova's dedicated thoracic surgeons specialize in minimally invasive techniques and work in collaboration with a team of specialists each focused on the unique complexities of caring for thoracic oncology patients.


Medical directors

Sandeep Khandhar, MD, is surgical director of thoracic oncology in the Inova Thoracic Oncology Program.
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Alex Spira, MD, is medical director of medical oncology in the Inova Thoracic Oncology Program.
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Patient care navigator

Meet Carrie Friedman, RN, BS, our patient care navigator, and learn how she can help ease the the process of diagnosis and treatment.


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