New Oncologist/Hematologist Joins Cookeville Regional

Submitted on: Thursday, February 16, 2017
New Oncologist/Hematologist Joins Cookeville Regional

Cookeville Regional Medical Center proudly welcomes Thomas Summers, D.O., to its medical staff in the Cancer Center at Cookeville Regional.

Dr. Summers is a board certified oncologist/hematologist. He moved to Cookeville from Ohio where he served as medical director of hematology/oncology at Southern Ohio Medical Center. Previously he was on staff at Cleveland Clinic Florida.

He completed his medical degree from Nova Southeastern University School of Medicine, and followed that with an internship and a four-year active duty tour in the United States Navy. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in 2006.

Dr. Summers is very involved in teaching future medical professionals as he currently serves as a clinical assistant professor of medicine in the department of medicine at Ohio University.

Dr. Summers has been active in clinical trials throughout his career in the National Cancer Institutes NCORP, and is an active member of the American Society of Clinical Oncologists, the American Osteopathic Association and the American Medical Association. He is a fellow of the American college of Osteopathic Internists.

Dr. Summers is pleased to be joining the staff at Cookeville Regional Medical Center and looks forward to serving the medical needs of this community. He is currently accepting patients at the Cookeville Regional Medical Center Cancer Center at 1 Medical Center Boulevard in Cookeville, Tenn. 

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