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Surgical Oncology Opportunity– Akron, Ohio

Summa Health is seeking board certified/eligible Surgical Oncology physician to join our growing team. We are looking for someone to provide high-quality, collaborative care for surgical oncology patients. The ideal candidate will have experience or interest in hepatobiliary and peritoneal surgery, and a desire to further develop a modern, multi-specialty practice. There is an expectation of strong ongoing coordination of care between Oncology, Surgical Services, Gastroenterology, Primary Care, and OR.
Summa Health is a leader in cancer treatment with nationally recognized cancer centers throughout Northeast Ohio. Summa treats more than 100 cancer types, currently specializing in lung, breast, colorectal, gynecological and orthopedic. Summa’s clinical services are consistently recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (Magnet status), U.S. News and World Report, Healthgrades, Thomson Reuters and The Leapfrog Group.
Summa Health Medical Group (SHMG) is a subsidiary of Summa Health System, which is comprised of 2 hospitals and over 20+ health centers, making it one of the largest integrated Healthcare Delivery Systems in the state. SHMG employs 400+ unified, high performing physicians, aligned to create a healthier Northeastern Ohio community.

Candidate Requirements

  • Board certification/eligibility in General Surgery
  • Fellowship training in Surgical Oncology
  • 3-5 years’ relevant experience is preferred
  • Unrestricted Ohio License or willingness to obtain
  • Commitment to quality care in a patient centered, multidisciplinary team-based environment 

Opportunity Highlights

  • Employed position offering competitive compensation, benefit package and incentives such as signing bonus, education loan assistance, relocation, and CME allowance
  • Call rotation of 1:5, shared with hepatobiliary & colorectal surgeons
  • Opportunity to participate in research and innovation
  • Active involvement in medical student and resident education
  • Experienced, committed support staff that includes nurses and medical assistants
  • Large, established, referral base within the medical group, ACO and community partners
  • QOPI certified; NAPBC and CoC accredited; OCM participant
  • Academic Appointment at Northeast Ohio Medical University is available to qualified applicants
  • Summa is one of only two major health systems in Northeast Ohio to earn the prestigious American College of Radiation (ACR) accreditation in radiation oncology, as well as National Accreditation for Rectal Cancer (NAPRC) 
  • The only health system in the region to offer 3D and 2D screening and diagnostic mammograms at all of its imaging locations

Community Information

Rising from the rolling hills of the Western Reserve along the Ohio & Erie Canal, Akron is located within 500 miles of 42 major cities, and surrounded by thousands of acres of national parkland and countryside.  As a thriving heartland city Akron provides an ideal living and working environment. The vitality of its people and the unparalleled quality of life offers versatility, a low cost of living, outstanding cultural access and a thriving climate for healthcare, education and business. The downtown hosts a vibrant arts scene and eclectic dining options.  Northeast Ohio offers many quality primary and secondary education options.


EOE/AA Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled.
COVID-19 vaccine required for all Summa Health employees.

Contact a Recruiter

To learn more about this opportunity, contact a physician recruiter directly at 234.312.6286 or email



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