Medical Oncologists/ Anu Thummala, MD
ANU R. THUMMALA, MD
Dr. Thummala received her medical degree from Andhra University, India. During medical school she received several academic awards, honors, university ranks and was adjudged “the best outgoing student” in her class. She joined the Mount Sinai-Elmhurst Hospital Residency program in New York, where she was the best resident for two consecutive years and also served as the Chief Resident in the Department of Medicine. She completed her fellowship training in Hematology and Oncology at the University of Rochester in New York. During her fellowship, she was granted the Amgen Fellowship award, Empire State Grant and Cancer Action grants for clinical and laboratory research.
Dr. Thummala joined Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada in February 2006. Previously, she was practicing in a single specialty group in Texas. While practicing in Texas, she acted as the Physician Liaison appointed by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer and served on the Cancer Committee. She also worked as a Medical Director for a Hospice Program.
Dr. Thummala served as Chairman of the Quality Council and member of the Medical Executive Committee at Mountain View Hospital. She is also a member of the Cancer Committee at Summerlin Hospital. Dr. Thummala received the prestigious Preceptor of the Year award for 2007-2008 from the University of Nevada School of Medicine where she is involved with the resident teaching program. She is currently serving as the Vice Chairman of Medicine at Summerlin Hospital.
Dr. Thummala’s research has focused on all types of cancers with a special interest in research. She is currently the Principal Investigator for many of UCLA’s Breast Cancer trials. She has published a study on the treatment of hot flashes in women with breast cancer. Dr. Thummala has extensive experience in the management of hematological malignancies and all types of blood disorders.
Board Certified in Medical Oncology, Hematology and Internal Medicine
MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
American Society of Clinical Oncology
American Society of Hematology
American Medical Association
Nevada Medical Society
Member, Cancer Committee, Summerlin Hospital
Member, Medical Executive Committee, Mountain View Hospital
Resource Utilization Committee, Mountain View Hospital
Past Chairman, Quality Council, Mountain View Hospital
Vice Chairman of Medicine, Summerlin Hospital
Consultant of the Year 2009, Nevada Academy of Family Physicians
Medical Staff Leadership Award 2009, Mountain View Hospital
Preceptor of the Year 2008, University of Nevada School of Medicine