Michael J. Tan, MD, FACP   , FIDSA


Associate Professor of Internal Medicine

Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED)

Clinical Physician Infectious Diseases and HIV

Summa Health System

75 Arch Street, Suite 506

Akron, OH  44304

Tel:  330-375-3894



Michael J. Tan, MD is Associate Professor of Internal Medicine at Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine and Pharmacy (NEOUCOMP) in Rootstown, Ohio. At NEOUCOMP, he is co-course director of the Infection and Immunity Course and Vice-Chair of the Infectious Disease Section of the Principles of Medicine Course. Dr. Tan is Medical Director of Summa Physicians Infectious Disease at Summa Health System in Akron, Ohio where he is also Clinical Physician, Infectious Diseases and HIV. Dr. Tan is board certified in infectious disease and internal medicine. He obtained his medical degree from the Northeastern Universities College of Medicine and completed his residency training at Summa Health System. He then completed a fellowship in Infectious Disease at the University of South Florida, Tampa, FL.

Dr. Tan is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (ACP) and Fellow of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA). He is the Membership Chair and Vice-President for the Ohio Chapter of the American College of Physicians and has also been appointed to the ACP Membership Management Advisory Committee.

Dr. Tanís primary research interests include participation in multi-centered controlled trials of new and novel treatments for Clostridium difficile infection. He is co-editor of Tan JS, File TM Jr., Salata RA, Tan MJ (eds.) Expert Guide to Infectious Diseases, 2nd edition (2008, ACP Press) and Rosenthal KS and Tan MJ (eds.) Rapid Review Microbiology and Immunology 3rd edition (2010, Mosby). Dr. Tan is listed in Best Doctors in America (2010 to present).