Samantha DiBenedetto, MD

Virginia Cancer Specialists' Physicians

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Taking care of patients with cancer and blood disorders is an honor and a privilege. Now more than ever, it is important to empower patients to understand the complex array of treatment options available to them. I strive to help patients and their families navigate the physical, mental and emotional challenges that accompany a cancer diagnosis - while providing personalized, comprehensive and compassionate care.

Work and Credentials:

Primary Location

Fairfax Office


Medical Oncologist


University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA


University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Medical School

St. George’s University School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies


University of North Carolina Wilmington

Physician Bio

Samantha Welniak DiBenedetto, MD, is a provider in medical oncology and hematology, and is a member of several professional organizations, including the American College of Physicians (ACP), the American Society of Hematology (ASH), and the American Society of Oncology (ASCO).

After earning her medical degree from the St. George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada, Dr. DiBenedetto received her internship and residency training in internal medicine at the University of Florida in Gainesville, where she served as chief resident. She completed her fellowship in hematology and oncology at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville and was named chief fellow. Dr. DiBenedetto is the recipient of numerous honors and awards and has served on several institutional committees. Alongside her professional publications and lectures, she has a specific interest in clinical trial development, health equity, quality improvement, and medical education.

In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter, riding horses, playing soccer, hiking, and traveling.


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Primary Location

Fairfax Office Office

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