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March 26, 2003

Dr. Nicole Zook Sommer Dr. Nicole Zook Sommer portrait has joined the faculty at the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine as assistant professor of plastic surgery. She practices all aspects of plastic and reconstructive surgery and has special interest and training in all types of breast surgery.

Prior to joining SIU, Sommer completed a fellowship in breast and aesthetic surgery at the Nashville Plastic Surgery Center. She completed her plastic surgery training and earned her medical degree at the SIU School of Medicine (2002, 1996). Sommer earned her bachelor's degree from Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington (1992).

Sommer is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. She has authored several book chapters and given national presentations.

Born in Indianapolis and raised in Springfield, Sommer and her husband, Eric, are the parents of a son.

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