Prominent Campbellsville Physician Joins Hosparus Health of Green River as Medical Director
We’re pleased to announce Summer Tucker, DO, has joined Hosparus Health of Green River (HGR) as Medical Director.
In her new role, Dr. Tucker will oversee the nonprofit hospice and palliative care organization’s interdisciplinary care team, providing education and outreach about HGR’s services to communities in Adair, Green, Marion, Taylor and Washington counties, as well as home visits for hospice patients in those communities as needed.
A native of Campbellsville with strong family ties in the community, Dr. Tucker earned her bachelor’s degree in biology from Campbellsville University, and went on to earn her doctor of osteopathic medicine degree from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. She served as chief resident in her family medicine residency at the Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Mo., and completed an integrative medicine residency at the University of Arizona. She is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Osteopathic Association and the American Medical Association. Dr. Tucker is board certified in family medicine and will continue to see patients at her private practice, Tucker Family Medicine, in addition to her role with Hosparus Health.
“Dr. Tucker is a tremendous asset to our wonderful Green River team,” said Bethany Snider, MD, Vice President and Chief Medical Officer for Hosparus Health. “She is a native of the area and has an understanding of what her community needs, but also what patients and families need when facing an advanced or terminal condition. I am thrilled she has chosen to support our organization with her time, and I am excited about the impact she will have in the Green River community.”
“I’ve been providing care for patients of all ages for a long time, and now I’m excited to help contribute to quality care for patients at the end of life in our community,” said Dr. Tucker. “I’m thrilled to be part of the great team at Hosparus Health of Green River, providing compassionate care and working alongside families to make sure their loved ones’ wishes are carried out.”
Welcome, Dr. Tucker! We’re so grateful to have you on our team!