Dr. Thomas Summers, DO

Dr. Thomas Summers, DO

Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Thomas Summers, DO is an oncology specialist in Cookeville, TN and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Nova Southeastern University College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1996 and specializes in oncology, hematology, and more.Read his story

1 Medical Center Blvd

Cookeville, TN 38501

Contact Information

(931) 783-2487

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Summers performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
more than 38% of peers
Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
more than 36% of peers
Myelodysplastic Syndromes
more than 17% of peers

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Dr. Summers' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Summers "Dr. Summers completed his undergraduate education at The State University of New York. He received his medical degree from Nova Southeastern University school of medicine, followed by internship and a four-year active duty tour in the United States Navy. He then completed a residency in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in 2006. After fellowship he has worked on staff in hematology/oncology at The Cleveland Clinic in Weston, Florida. In 2010 he joined the cancer center at Southern Ohio Medical Center where he served as medical director and director of clinical trials for six years prior to joining the team at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medicine at Ohio University. He has had teaching responsibilities and has been involved in community and CME related activities. Dr Summers has been active in clinical trials throughout his career in the National Cancer Institutes NCORP. He is an active member of the American Society of Clinical Oncologists, American Osteopathic Association and the American College of Physicians. He is a fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Internists."
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3  Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

16  Conditions Treated

4  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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.


  • SUNY
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • Nova Southeastern University College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Naval Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University Of Medicine and Dentistry Of New Jersey (UMDNJ)
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University Of Medicine and Dentistry Of New Jersey
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Summers has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Summers' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Summers to family and friends
2 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Summers' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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