Get to know Hematologist-Oncologist Dr. Arjun Sood, who serves patients in McLean, Virginia.
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(YorkPedia Editorial):- New York City, New York Jul 12, 2021 (Issuewire.com) – With a career spanning several decades, Dr. Sood is a highly experienced hematologist-oncologist seeing patients at AVAM Cancer & Blood Specialists in Alexandria, Virginia.
He established the practice in 2019, working with several partners to provide modern, guideline-driven, evidence-based, precision oncology and hematology services. He sees patients for a variety of medical concerns including blood disorders, like thrombosis and anemia, as well as cancers like Hodgkin’s disease, multiple myeloma, melanoma, and other skin cancers.
At the start of his career in healthcare, Dr. Sood received his medical degree from the University College of Medical Sciences and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital. He was a Gold medalist in medical school. He then relocated to the United States, completing his residency in internal medicine at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center in New York, where he was chief resident. He continued his training by completing a fellowship in hematology and oncology at Montefiore Medical Center.
Trained in the study of cancer, he is board-certified in internal medicine, medical oncology, and hematology by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). The ABIM is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.
With vast clinical and research experience, Dr. Sood is able to adopt an evidence-based approach to patient care. He is affiliated with Inova Alexandria Hospital, Inova Loudoun Hospital, Inova Fairfax Hospital, Inova Mount Vernon Hospital, and Northern Light Cancer Care – Presque Isle.
Additionally, he is an active member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Society of Hematology.
Hematology is the branch of medicine concerned with the study of the cause, prognosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases related to blood. Oncology is a branch of medicine that deals with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer. A hematologist-oncologist is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis, treatment, or prevention of cancer, malignant blood diseases such as leukemia, lymphoma, and multiple myeloma, and blood disorders such as iron-deficiency anemia, clotting abnormalities, hemophilia, and sickle-cell disease.
On a more personal note, Dr. Sood is fluent in English, Spanish, Hindi, and Punjabi, which is why patients from a variety of cultural backgrounds enjoy having him as their physician.
Learn More about Dr. Arjun Sood:
Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/3048767-Arjun-Sood-Hematologist-Oncologist or through AVAM Cancer & Blood Specialists, https://avamcancer.org/about-us/
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