Dr. Ashley Sumrall, MD

Dr. Ashley Sumrall, MD

Neuro-Oncology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 42
Dr. Ashley Sumrall, MD is a neuro-oncology specialist in Charlotte, NC and has been practicing for 7 years. She graduated from Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med in 2004 and specializes in neuro-oncology, hematology, and more.Read her story

1021 Morehead Medical Dr Ste 5300

Charlotte, NC 28204

Contact Information

(980) 442-2000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 14 More

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Top Care Areas

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Brain Cancer
very high
more than 98% of peers
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
very high
more than 96% of peers
more than 77% of peers

Dr. Sumrall's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Sumrall's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Sumrall "Each day is an opportunity to positively impact the life of a patient and family that are distressed. When cancer strikes, a new normal settles in. It can feel impossible to make headway. Our team partners with patients and families to gently ease the transition. Oncology was a natural fit for me: a field to help others and demonstrate compassion and love while using the medical knowledge that I have acquired through my training. Neuro-oncology drew me in for similar reasons. I am pleased to be one of under 200 MDs in the country who practice this subspecialty, and the only one in metro Charlotte. Five years ago, I was thrilled to build a general oncology and neuro-oncology practice in an optimal setting. When not practicing in the clinic, I am conducting clinical research or teaching medical students, residents, or fellows. I was pleasantly surprised to be named a finalist for the Charlotte Business Journal Excellence in Health Care Award for Innovation in Health Care in 2015. In 2014, I was named the first recipient of Levine Cancer Institute's President's Award. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sumrall "I am a medical oncologist and hematologist with additional training in neuro-oncology. My passion is caring for patients in all stages of cancer, with an emphasis on quality-of-life. Physical, emotional, and spiritual health are all vital issues which are addressed comprehensively in our practice. Each patient receives evaluation and consideration of social work, nutrition, integrative medicine, and other subspecialty care.

At a visit with us, you can expect listening, followed by a complete review of your medical records. We will review labs and imaging studies. As a visual learner, I find it helpful to show patients the images of their diseases and monitor response to therapy in tangible ways. Teaching patients and families is another crucial piece of our journey. 

Clinical research is another crucial element of our practice. I participate in clinical trial involving brain tumors, lung and breast cancer, and head/ neck cancer. We offer novel therapies through these trials. "

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6  Specialties

  • Neuro-Oncology
  • Hematology
  • Hematology & Oncology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

60  Conditions Treated

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4  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Mississippi College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • University Of Mississippi Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Internal Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • University Of Mississippi Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Duke University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • University Of Ms Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sumrall has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sumrall's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sumrall to family and friends
10 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Sumrall's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I have shared several patients in the past few years with Dr Sumrall---and her compassion --and knowledge of the best way to care for her brain tumor patients is unmatched! she cares deeply for them and treats them as we would want our loved ones cared for. Thank you Dr Sumrall!
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So many better choices in NC - primarily the specialists at Duke or even Novant. My experience with this doctor was extremely poor. Those who have met doctors who treat cancer patients know it takes a special person who cares deeply. Unfortunately Dr. Sumrall is not one of them.
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