Oncology Division
Alphabetical list (active faculty):   
David (Luis) Sumoza

David (Luis) Sumoza, MD


Department of Medicine

Oncology Division

Medical Oncology

Clinical Interests

  • Hematologic malignancies


  • 618-433-6115 (office)
  • Division of Oncology
    Mail Stop 8056-0507-01
    Washington University
    660 South Euclid Avenue
    St. Louis, MO 63110
  • Alton Memorial Hospital
    4 Memorial Drive, Suite 134
    Professional Building B
    Alton, IL 62002 (office)


1990 MD, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Carabobo, Valencia, Carabobo, Venezuela
Post-graduate Training
1991 General Medicine, Ministry of Health and Social Care, San Diego de Alcala, Valencia, Carabobo, Venezuela
1992 General Medicine Intern, Hospital Central de Valencia, Valencia, Carabobo, Venezuela
1993-1995 Internal Medicine Resident, University of Carabobo/Hospital Central de Valencia, Valencia, Carabobo, Venezuela
1996-1999 Postdoctoral Fellow in Infectious Diseases, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Department of Medical Specialties, Houston, TX
1999-2002 Hematology-Oncology Fellow, The University of Illinois at Chicago, Section of Hematology/Oncology, Chicago, lL
Academic Appointments
2002-2012 Director of Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation, Centro Integral de Oncologia, Centro Medico Dr. Rafael Guerra Mendez, Valencia, Venezuela
2012-2019 Hematology and Oncology Attending, Department of Internal Medicine, John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL
2020-present Instructor of Medicine, Division of Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Board Certification
Internal Medicine
Honors & Awards
Chief Resident in Internal Medicine, Hospital Central de Valencia, Universidad de Carabobo, Valencia-Carabobo, Venezuela
Medical Society of Centro Medico Dr. Rafael Guerra Méndez (President from Jan 2011 to Dec 2012)
Steering Committee Member for the Chicago Multiple Myeloma Rounds
Professional Societies
American Society of Hematology
American Society of Clinical Oncology
Federación Medica Venezolana