Mark Thompson, MD, President

Mark Thompson, MD, PresidentMark E. Thompson, MD is a triple board certified oncologist at the Zangmeister Center, Columbus Ohio.  He received his M.D. from Wright State University School of Medicine in Dayton, Ohio. Dr. Thompson served his residency in Internal 

Medicine at Mount Carmel Medical Center in Columbus, where he was Co-Chief Administrative Medical Resident. He completed his fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington. Dr. Thompson treats all cancer and blood disorders, and has a special interest in the treatment of breast cancer.  Prior to receiving his medical degree, Dr. Thompson worked as a microbiologist at Scioto Memorial Hospital in Portsmouth, Ohio.

Dr. Thompson is a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine, the American Board of Medical Examiners, and the American Board of Internal Medicine-Medical Oncology.   He is also a member of the American College of Physician Executives, American College of Physicians, American Society of Clinical Oncology, Columbus Community Clinical Oncology Program, Franklin County Academy of Medicine, National Adjuvant Surgical Breast & Bowel Project,

Columbus Medical Association, Ohio State Medical Association, Ohio Hematology Oncology Society and Southwest Oncology Group. He has been a member of multiple advisory committees regarding cancer care and information technologies for Mount Carmel Health Systems and served on its Board of Trustees from 1995-2001. Dr. Thompson is the past Medical Director and Managing Partner of The Mark H. Zangmeister Center, having served in this role for over twenty years.

Dr. Thompson has served as the chairman of the Community Oncology Alliance (COA) strategic planning committee, payment reform committee, and the radiology and radiation committee, as well as serving the secretary and a Board member since COA’s founding.  He is the current COA president.  In his role as president, he has met with members of Congress to discuss healthcare policy issues as they impact cancer care and advocated for community cancer care. 




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