Thomas George, M.D.

Thomas J George, Jr, M.D., F.A.C.P. - Background

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Biography

Dr. George is a clinical investigator and educator with a focus on gastrointestinal malignancies. As medical director of the GI Oncology Program at the University of Florida, Dr. George oversees the treatment of all patients with GI malignancies. He previously served as chair of the Medical Advisory Board to the State of Florida Department of Health and the Screen for Life Colorectal Cancer Screening Program, which targets historically underserved populations. He also recently completed a 10 year term as the gubernatorial-appointed chair of the Florida Cancer Control and Research Advisory Council, which advises the legislature, Department of Health, and state surgeon general on all cancer related matters and policy. He currently serves as the Associate Director for Clinical Investigation at the UF Health Cancer Center. Through participation with large oncology clinical trial cooperative groups and the NCI Colon Cancer Task Force and New Agent Development subcommittees, Dr. George is an active clinician and clinical investigator in GI malignancies. He is a member of the medical honor society Alpha Omega Alpha, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, and numerous clinical trial cooperative groups.

Education

Fellowship - Hematology and Oncology
University of Florida
2005

Residency - Internal Medicine
University of Florida
2001

Internship - Internal Medicine
University of Florida
1999

Medical Degree
University of Florida
1998

Bachelor of Science
University of Florida
1994

Board Certification

  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Hematology - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Oncology - American Board of Internal Medicine

Honors and Awards

Excellence in Teaching (Resident/Fellows)
University of Florida
2009

Excellence in Research Award
University of Florida
2010

Excellence in Research Award
University of Florida
2008

Exemplary Teacher
University of Florida
2011

Exemplary Teacher
University of Florida
2010

Exemplary Teacher
University of Florida
2008

Fellow
American College of Physicians
2007

Excellence in Teaching (Fellows)
University of Florida
2007

Excellence in Teaching (Medical Students)
University of Florida
2007