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Cancer Treatment Centers of America

Kevin Tulipana, DO, FHM

Director of Hospital Medicine & Vice Chief of Staff

CTCA Tulsa

"My goal is to promote the well-being of our patients through quality, compassion and complete attention."

- Kevin Tulipana, DO, FHM

Osteopathic medical degree

  • Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine & Surgery, Des Moines, IA

Internship / Residency

  • Residency, Family Practice - Mercy/Mayo Family Medical Center, Des Moines, IA


  • American Board of Family Medicine

Practicing since: 2000

Dr. Kevin Tulipana, Director of Hospital Medicine and Vice Chief of Staff at Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) in Tulsa, is dedicated to providing compassionate, patient-centered care. An ordained deacon with the Catholic Church, Dr. Tulipana is finely tuned to both the physical and spiritual needs of his patients.

Dr. Tulipana earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri. He completed his Doctor of Osteopathy degree at Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine & Surgery. From 2000 to 2003, he was a resident in Family Medicine at Mercy/Mayo Family Medical Center, serving as chief resident from 2002 to 2003.

From 2003 to 2010, Dr. Tulipana provided family medical care at a large regional medical center in Missouri. He then served as Hospitalist at a large health-care facility in Oklahoma. During his career, Dr. Tulipana has also held several administrative positions focused on quality improvement, innovation and other aspects of patient care. He joined CTCA® in January 2015.

Dr. Tulipana holds a medical license through the State of Oklahoma and is Board Certified in Family Medicine by the American Board of Family Medicine. He is a member of the American College of Family Physicians and the Society of Hospital Medicine. In 2017, he was named a Fellow in Hospital Medicine by the Society of Hospital Medicine. In 2018, he earned a Master of Science degree in Bioethics from The University of Mary in Bismark, North Dakota.

Outside of CTCA, Dr. Tulipana enjoys spending time with his wife and eight children, assisting his wife with homeschooling, vocal music, woodworking, hunting and photography.

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