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Hematologist , oncologist , sculptor

Richard Allen Binder, American hematologist, oncologist, sculptor. Diplomate American Board Internal Medicine, also sub-bds. in Hematology and Medical Oncology. Recipient Golden Apple, Georgetown University, 1975, 76, Vicentennial medal Georgetown University, 1991, Excellence in Teaching award Fairfax Hospital, since 1994, Inova Core Values award caring for and about people, 2005, Capital Hospice award Passion Caring, 2010.


Binder, Richard Allen was born on August 26, 1937 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Harry Aron and Beatrice (Seltzer) Binder.


Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, 1960. Doctor of Medicine, Tufts University, Boston, 1964.


Intern in medicine/resident in medicine New England Medical Center, Boston, 1964-1966. Resident in medicine Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, New York City, 1966-1967. Fellow in hematology Mount Sinai Hospital, 1967-1968.

Instructor Tufts University School Medicine, 1970-1971. Assistant professor Georgetown University, Washington, 1971-1975, associate clinical professor medicine, 1975-1978, clinical professor medicine, since 1978. Vice president Inova Health Systems, 1994-1995, with Office of President, since 2005.

Medical director Inova Fairfax Cancer Center, 1998—2002, Washington Academy Medicine, 2003—2006. Associate chairman department medicine Inova Fairfax Hospital, 1978-1905, vice president medical staff, 1989-1991, president medical staff, 1992-1994, vice president physician affairs, 1995-1996, chairman cancer steering committee, 1997-1900. Board directors Inova Hospital, Inova Health Systems Foundation Board, Hospice Palliative Care Metro.

Washington; active Inova Hospitals Board, 1988-1995, Inova Health Systems Board, 1992-1995, Hospice of Northern Virginia Board, 1993-1901, vice-chairman, 1995-1997, chairman 1998-1999. Medical advisory board Lymphoma Foundation, since 1999, Hospice of Montgomery County Board.


  • Diplomate American Board Internal Medicine, also sub-boards in Hematology and Medical Oncology.


  • Other Work

    • Editor Hematology Review-Family Practice, 1979. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member Washington Sculpture Group, since 2004. Major United States Army, 1968-1970. Fellow American College of Physicians.

Member American Society Hematology, American Society Clinical Oncology, Fairfax Hospital Association (board directors 1988-1995), Alumni Association Tufts University (board directors since 1990), Tufts University Medical School Alumni Association (board directors since 1998), National Council National Museum American Indian.


Married Elaine F. Kotell. Children: Mark Stephen, Jonathan Stuart.

Harry Aron Binder

Beatrice (Seltzer) Binder

Elaine F. Kotell

Mark Stephen Binder

Jonathan Stuart Binder