Dr. Somer is a senior partner and President at West Cancer Center. .Dr. Somer joined the West team in 2002 after completing his fellowship training at the University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center. Dr. Somer also completed his internship and residency at the Hospital University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Board Certified in Medical Oncology, he sees patients in our Memphis, TN, and Southaven, MS, offices. Dr. Somer is actively involved in clinical research, often participating as principal investigator in research trials at West Cancer Center. “Our clinical trial offerings exceed many top academic programs across the country where people travel long distances to seek medical care. It is a crown jewel for the Memphis cancer community for patients to have access to potential treatments long before they reach the general community.” Dr. Somer chairs the Committee on Cancer for Methodist LeBonheur Healthcare system. He has served on the board of Community Oncology Alliance. He serves on the board of the UT/West Institute for Cancer Research, and leads several strategic initiatives, major projects and committees as part of West Cancer Center. Dr. Somer is married with 5 children. He devotes the majority of his spare time to family and community leadership activities.


Years Experience: 23

Dr. Somer's Specialties

Dr. Somer's Education & Training

Medical School
Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Graduated 1996


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    Explains conditions & treatments

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    Takes time to answer my questions

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    Provides follow-up as needed

Dr. Somer's Accepted Insurance

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Insurance Plans

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS TN Blue Network S

Dr. Somer's Office Information & Appointments

This physician has multiple office locations. See Office Information for details.


West Cancer Center

7945 Wolf River Blvd
Germantown, TN 38138

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Tel: (901) 290-3089

Fax: Not Available

Practice Website: westcancercenter.org

Accepting New Patients: Yes

Medicare Accepted: Yes

Medicaid Accepted: Yes

M 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
T 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
W 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
T 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
S Closed
S Closed

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