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Summa Physicians Inc. Adds New Physicians

Date: 07.01.2013
Contact: Erica Rosenthal Phone: (234) 312-5033

AKRON, Ohio, July 1, 2013 – Summa Health System is pleased to announce the addition of nine new physicians from April through June to Summa Physicians Inc. (SPI), a multispecialty group of nearly 300 integrated, coordinated physicians in more than 30 specialties employed by Summa Health System.

Chirag Shah, M.D., a physician with Summa Physicians Inc. – Radiation/Oncology, is located at Summa Akron City Hospital’s Jean & Milton Cooper Cancer Center, 161 North Forge St., Suite G90 in Akron.

David Swope, M.D., a physician with Summa Physicians Inc. – Behavioral Health, is located at 1402 Boettler Rd., Suite C in Uniontown.

The following are new physicians with Summa Physicians Inc. – Cardiology, and are located at 4466 Fulton Dr. NW in Canton:

  • Firas Hamdan, M.D.
  • Steven Hirsch, M.D.
  • Todd Johnson, M.D.
  • Mohamad Kassir, M.D.
  • Makilzhan Shanmugam, M.D.
  • Brian Simmons, M.D.
  • John Tsai, M.D.

To make an appointment with any of these physicians, please call (800) 237-8662.

About Summa Health System

Summa Health System is one of the largest integrated healthcare delivery systems in Ohio. Encompassing a network of hospitals, community health centers, a health plan, a physician-hospital organization, a multi-specialty physician organization, research and multiple foundations, Summa is nationally renowned for excellence in patient care and for exceptional approaches to healthcare delivery. Summa's clinical services are consistently recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (Magnet® status), U.S. News and World Report, Thomson Reuters and The Leapfrog Group. Summa also is a founding partner of the Austen BioInnovation Institute in Akron. For more information, visit or find us on Facebook at and Twitter at