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Volkan Sumer, DO

Medical Director

ICPR - Volkan Sumer, DO

In a word, Dr. Sumer is “compathoundercare.” Now before you go rushing off to find the dictionary, we’ll tell you this Sumer original was coined during his college days while challenging colleagues to be compassionate, thoughtful, understanding and caring. Thankfully, this family doctor and father of three took his own advice to heart and has exemplified it day in and day out since he founded ICPR in 2001. It’s also the reason he chose Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) over the more traditional M.D. degree because it offers a more holistic approach to medicine. By combining traditional treatments with spinal manipulations, Dr. Sumer treats the entire person and the source of the condition, not just the uncomfortable symptoms. So if you’re looking for a physician that offers positive, encouraging support system in your quest for wellness, give Dr. Sumer a call. We promise he only busts out his break dancing move, “the worm,” on special occasions (or if his kids ask him to!).


Strangest Meal Eaten | I’ll eat anything.... mealworm, goat, steak tartar
Weekend Movie Grabs | Action films or series like "Harry Potter" and "The Godfather"
Choice Getaway | Disney World or a Disney cruise, Istanbul
Most Played iPod Song | Stairway to Heaven (acoustic version)
Gotta Do Hobbies | Fox News, Apple products and technology, P90X


Illinois State University, BS in Biology & MS in Biochemistry
Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Doctorate in Medicine
Metropolitan Hospital Grand Rapids, Family Medicine Residency & Chief Resident


American Osteopathic Association
American College of Osteopathic Physicians
American Academy of Electrodiagnostic Medicine
Chairman of Medical Records and Utilization Management, Pekin Hospital
Medical Advisor and Chairman of Physician Advisory Committee, Pekin Hospital

Upcoming Events

  • April 10 - KNAP Seminar - Bloomington
    Double Tree Hotel - 6:00pm
  • April 17 - KNAP Seminar - Pekin
    ICPR Family Practice - 6:00pm
  • May 1 - KNAP Seminar - Peoria
    Lariat Steakhouse - 6:00pm
  • May 15 - KNAP Seminar - Washington
    Five Points - 6:00pm
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