Timothy L. Cannon, MD

Timothy L. Cannon, MD
Medical Oncologist and Clinical Director, Molecular Tumor Board and Personalized Medicine Initiative
Inova Schar Cancer Institute

Dr. Cannon is a specialty care physician board certified in medical oncology. He joins Inova Medical Group with over six years of clinical experience in oncology. He has a special interest in the management of gastrointestinal malignancies.

Dr. Cannon is the clinical director and moderator of the weekly molecular tumor board at Inova, which matches patients with targeted therapies based on molecular diagnostics. He is very interested in national cooperative group clinical trials and is a member of the NRG colorectal and non-colorectal clinical trials committee. He is the site principal investigator for multiple clinical trials in immunotherapy.

Dr. Cannon was the chief fellow of hematology/oncology at New York University (NYU). He was voted fellow of the year at NYU during each of his last two years there. He received a “best doctor” award by Northern Virginia magazine in 2015. Dr. Cannon currently serves as an assistant professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine.

A native of New Jersey, Dr. Cannon is married with two sons. His wife, Amy, works for Save the Children. In his spare time, he likes to play sports (particularly soccer, flag football, tennis) and read books. He was a member of two Division I basketball teams (University of Utah as a freshman and then later at Brigham Young University) in the 1990s and continues to be a huge basketball fan.


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