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Alva Weir, III MD, FACP

Alva B Weir, III MD, FACP

Medical Oncologist and Hematologist, West Cancer Center, Memphis, Tennessee

Dr. Alva Weir is a medical oncologist and hematologist at the West Cancer Center in Memphis, Tennessee, where he specializes in the treatment of head and neck cancer, hepatocellular carcinoma, and tumors of the central nervous system. 

He is Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Tennessee in Memphis and Program Director of the hematology/oncology fellowship program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). He also manages patients at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Memphis. 

Dr. Weir received his medical degree from UTHSC and completed his residency in internal medicine at both Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis and City of Memphis Hospital. He completed fellowship training in hematology and oncology from the University of Alabama Birmingham and UTHSC. 

Dr. Weir has published more than 30 articles in peer-reviewed medical journals.