Dr. Keith Sommers, MD

Dr. Keith Sommers, MD

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Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
59 y/o
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Dr. Keith Sommers, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Tampa, FL and has been practicing for 32 years. He specializes in thoracic surgery and oncology.Read his story

TGH Thoracic Surgery

5 Tampa General Cir Ste 860

Tampa, FL 33606
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Sommers' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lung Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sommers treats Lung Cancer more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Sommers treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
Pulmonary Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sommers treats Pulmonary Disease more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Sommers treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Anemia
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sommers treats Anemia more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Sommers treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Aplastic Anemia
  • Anemia of Pregnancy
  • Aplastic Anemia
  • Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
  • Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia (AIHA)
  • Chronic Anemia
  • Cold Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
  • Diamond-Blackfan Anemia
  • D-Negative Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (D - HUS)
  • D-Negative Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, Pregnancy Related
  • D-Positive Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (D + HUS)
  • Hemolytic Anemia, Acquired Autoimmune
  • Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
  • Hereditary Spherocytosis
  • Iron Deficiency Anemia
  • Megaloblastic Anemia
  • Microcytic Hypochromic Anemia
  • Myelpathic Anemia
  • Neonatal Anemia
  • Nutritional Anemia
  • Nutritional Sideroblastic Anemia
  • Pernicious Anemia
  • Refractory Anemia With Excess Blasts
  • Refractory Anemia With Excess Blasts-1
  • Refractory Anemia With Excess Blasts-2
  • Secondary Cold Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
  • Sideroblastic Anemia
  • Sideroblastic Anemia With Spinocerebellar Ataxia
  • Sideroblastic Anemia, Pyridoxine-Responsive, Autosomal Recessive
  • Warm Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia

Dr. Sommers' conditions and procedures:

Adrenal Gland Cancer
All Lymphoma
Anal Disorders
Anemia
Autoimmune Diseases
Bleeding Disorders
Blood Disorders
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Burkitt's Lymphoma
Cancer
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
Colorectal Cancer
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Heart Tumors, Malignant
Hodgkin's Disease
Hypercoagulable State
Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
Kidney Cancer
Laryngeal Cancer
Larynx Conditions
Leukocytosis
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lymphoma, Large-Cell
Marginal Zone Lymphoma
Maternal Anemia
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Melanoma
Myeloproliferative Disorders
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Neutropenia
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Oral Cancer
Osteosarcoma
Ovarian Cancer
Pancreatic Cancer
Pancytopenia
Plasmapheresis
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Polycythemia Rubra Vera
Pregnancy-Related Disorders
Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
Prostate Cancer
Pulmonary Disease
Purpura
Reticulosarcoma
Retina Diseases
Salivary Gland Cancer
Secondary Malignancies
Skin Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Drainage of Pleural Cavity With Robotic Assistance
Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
Thrombocytosis
Thymomas
Thyroid Cancer
Urinary Disorders
Uterine Cancer
Uterine Diseases
Vascular Disease
von Willebrand Disease

About Me

Biography

"Dr. K. Eric Sommers is one of the most experienced thoracic surgeons in Florida, having performed more than 6,300 cardiothoracic surgeries – including over 4,000 for lung cancer – as well as hundreds of robotic-assisted procedures with t...

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Oncology

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • University Health Center of Pittsburgh
    Residency Hospital
  • 1986
    Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1986

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Sommers' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Sommers

2.8

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
41.666666666666664%
(5)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
16.666666666666668%
(2)
1 Star
41.666666666666664%
(5)

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Average Wait Time
  • 16 – 30 minutes
Dr. Sommers' Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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Dr Sommers operated on my mother in July to remove her right lung for copd and 2 tumors. The tumors were unknown if they were cancer. He basically was going in blindly. After the surgery he spent 60 seconds in the room to tell us it was inoperable. Then sent in his nurse to shove water and...Read More
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I am M G H. Spanish basque patient of Dr. Keith E. Sommers operated on 22-December-2017. I was operated with only 2 days in hospital and total success by Dr. Keith Erick Sommers of a PARATHIROID ADENOMA in the mediastinum-chest and recomended to me by Dr. Lopez of Norman Parathyroid Center who...Read More
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Dr. Sommers performed a lobectomy on my father. After the surgery was complete he spent 90 seconds explaining how the surgery went. Never saw him again. Sent in his NP, Jessica Bauman, who was rude & didn’t explain anything either. Took over a week to follow up with the results. At that time, they...Read More
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I had part of my lung removed last year by Dr. Sommers. I saw him oh so briefly after my surgery and still groggy and disoriented. I had questions for him and though I would see him again. I didn't see him again during my hospital stay. I thought I would see him at my follow-up appointment. But...Read More
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While in the ICUl, his staff provided me with illogical and incorrect medical information as a basis for removing pain medication while I still had a chest tube and attempted again to discontinue my pain medication before removing the chest tube. The PA was rude and discounted my knowledge of my...Read More
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