John Feigert, MD

Virginia Cancer Specialists' Physicians

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What an exciting time to be treating cancer patients! The advances in treatment over the past few years now generate tremendous optimism that you can see on our patient’s faces.

Work and Credentials:

Primary Location

Arlington Office

Other Location

Arlington Infusion Suite


Medical Oncologist

Board Certification

Medical Oncology, Hematology and Internal Medicine


New York Hospital/Cornell University Medical College, Medical Oncology and Hematology


New York Hospital/Cornell University Medical College


New York Hospital/Cornell University Medical College

Medical School

Cornell University School of Medicine


Harvard College

Special Interests

Genitourinary cancers, leukemia/lymphoma, coagulation disorders

With a specific interest in teaching, Dr. Feigert has held several instructional positions throughout his career. After earning his Medical Degree from the Cornell University School of Medicine, he spent a year as an Instructor of Medicine at the Cornell University Medical College and another year as the Medical Director of the Division of Oncology at Elliot Hospital in Manchester, New Hampshire. Dr. Feigert has also served as a Clinical Assistant Professor at Georgetown University Medical Center and at the Virginia Commonwealth University’s INOVA Fairfax campus.

Dr. Feigert has been recognized as a Top Doctor in both Northern Virginia Magazine and Washingtonian magazine. He has also been recognized by the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Dr. Feigert is a member of several professional organizations including the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Society of Hematology and the Arlington County Medical Society. He is actively involved in local tumor boards, and he supports international communities through his participation with the Virginia Hospital Center Medical Brigade, a volunteer organization that helps bring clean water and health care to areas in Honduras.

During his spare time, Dr. Feigert is an active tennis player.

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Physician Publications

August 1, 2019

High-grade B-cell lymphoma masquerading as peritoneal lymphomatosis

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October 1, 2015

Safety and tolerability of eltrombopag versus placebo for treatment of thrombocytopenia in patients with advanced myelodysplastic syndromes or acute myeloid leukaemia: a multicentre, randomised, placebo-controlled, double-blind, phase 1/2 trial.

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June 10, 2012

Deferasirox Reduces Serum Ferritin and Labile Plasma Iron in RBC Transfusion-Dependent Patients with Myelodysplastic Syndrome.

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More Publications by John Feigert, MD

March 1, 2010

Oncologists’ Experience in Reporting Cancer Staging and Guideline Adherence: Lessons From the 2006 Medicare Oncology Demonstration.

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November 1, 2009

Two-Year Analysis of Efficacy and Safety of Deferasirox (Exjade®) Treatment in Myelodysplastic Syndrome Patients Enrolled in the US03 Study.

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November 1, 2008

Iron Chelation with Deferasirox (Exjade®) Improves Iron Burden in Patients with Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS)

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November 16, 2007

Deferasirox (ICL670; Exjade) Reduces Serum Ferritin and Labile Plasma Iron in Patients with Myelodsyplastic Syndromes.

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January 1, 1998

A Comparison of Efficacy of Sargramostim (yeast-derived Rhu GM-CSF) and Filgrastim (Bacteria-derived Rhu G-CSF) in the Therapeutic Setting of Chemotherapy-induced Myelosuppression.

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July 1, 1997

Randomized Trial Comparing the Tolerability of Sargramostim (yeast-derived RhuGM-CSF) and Filgrastrim (Bacteria-derived RhuG-CSF) in Cancer Patients Receiving Myelosuppressive Chemotherapy.

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September 1, 1996

Rapidly Progressive Prostate Cancer in the Primary Care Setting.

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January 1, 1990

Multicentric Angiofollicular Lymph Node Hyperplasia with Peripheral Neuropathy, Pseudotumor Cerebri, IgA Dysproteinemia, and Thrombocytosis in Women: A Distinct Clinicopathology Entity.

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January 1, 1988

Tissue Plasminogen Activator Binds to Immobilized Immunoglobulin G: Enhancement by Plasmin and the Identification of Plasmin Derived Fab as the t-PA Binding Fragment.

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January 30, 1987

Porcine Factor VIII Controls Severe Bleeding in Acquired Von Willebrand's Disease By Supplying Von Willebrand's Factor.

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Primary Location

Arlington Office Office

Arlington Office

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Other Locations


February 1, 2023

2023 Northern Virginia Magazine Top Doctor

January 24, 2023

2023 Castle Connelly Top Doctor Award

December 12, 2022

2022 Washingtonian Top Doctor

February 1, 2022

2022 Northern Virginia Magazine Top Doctor

January 1, 2022

2022 Castle Connelly Top Doctor Award - 15 Years

November 1, 2021

2021 Washingtonian Magazine Top Doctors

November 1, 2020
Washingtonian Magazine Top Doctors 2020

February 1, 2020

2020 Northern Virginia Magazine Top Doctors

February 1, 2020

2020 Virginia Living Top Doctor

January 1, 2019

Northern Virginia Magazine Top Doctor 2019

January 1, 2018

2018 Washingtonian Magazine Top Doctor Nomination

January 1, 2018
Virginia Living Magazine Top Doctors 2018

Top Doctors Virginia Living Magazine 2018

January 1, 2018
Northern Virginia Magaine Top Doctor 2018

Northern Virginia Magazine Top Doctors 2018

September 9, 2016
Washingtonian Magazine

Washingtonian Top Doctor 2016

September 1, 2015
Washingtonian Magazine

Washingtonian Top Doctor 2015

February 1, 2015
Northern Virginia Magazine

Top Doctor 2015

January 31, 2014
Northern Virginia Magazine

Top Doctor 2014

December 31, 2013
Washingtonian Magazine

Top Doctor 2014