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Thomas George, M.D.

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

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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 is 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 is 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. 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, American Association for Cancer Research and numerous clinical trial groups.


Medical School
University of Florida

University of Florida
Internal Medicine

University of Florida
Hematology and Medical Oncology

Board Certifications

  • Medical Oncology
  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine

Honors and Awards

  • 2007 Fellow, American College of Physicians
  • 2008, 2010, 2011 Exemplary Teacher, College of Medicine
  • 2008, 2010 Excellence in Research Award, Department of Medicine, UF
  • 2007, 2009, 2014 Excellence in Teaching (Residents/Fellows), Department of Medicine, UF
  • 2012 Master Certificate, UF-CTSI Academy of Research Excellence
  • 2013 Most Valuable Player Award, UF Health Cancer Center
  • 2013 Master Clinician, Department of Medicine, UF