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8110 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church, VA 22042


Samir P Kanani, MD

Samir Kanani, MD


Board-certified specialties granted by an ABMS Member Board. Learn more about board certification.
Radiation Oncology

Clinical Interest

Areas of special interest identified by the physician or additional training completed.
Brain Cancer/Tumors, Liver Cancer, Lung Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Prostate Cancer

Years of Experience





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About Samir Kanani, MD

Dr. Samir Kanani is a specialty care physician board certified in radiation oncology and Co-Director of the Stereotactic Radiosurgery Program at Radiation Oncology Associates. He joined Radiation Oncology Associates in 2004. His professional interests include treatment of cancers of the prostate, brain, lung, esophagus, head and neck, and gastrointestinal tract.

Dr. Kanani attended University of Texas in Austin and graduated summa cum laude with a degree in psychology and biology. He earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School in Galveston, TX, and completed an internship at Pennsylvania State University in State College. He completed his residency in radiation oncology at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, MD, where he was chief resident. He dedicated his final year to research and training in brachytherapy and radiosurgery.

Research and Publications

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  • Top Doctors, Washingtonian, 2022


Medical Education

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston 1999


Lehigh Valley Hospital
Training Specialty: Transitional Internship
6/1/1999 - 6/30/2000


University of Maryland Medical System
Training Specialty: Radiation Oncology
7/1/2000 - 6/30/2004

Board Certification

Radiation Oncology

Hospital Affiliation

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