Dr. Gribbin is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago, where he completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine. His fellowship in Hematology/Oncology was at the University of Michigan Medical Center in Ann Arbor. Dr. Gribbin was on the faculty at the University of Michigan Medical Center as Assistant Professor of Medicine for 10 years prior to joining Cancer and Hematology Centers of Western Michigan in 1998, where he currently serves as Vice-President. Dr. Gribbin is board-certified in Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology and Hematology and has affiliation with multiple hospitals in the western Michigan area.
As founding Medical Director of the St. Mary's Lack's Cancer Center in 1998, he developed an integrated cancer treatment program. The Lack's Center is a state-of-the-art facility that employees a centralized, patient-focused, teamwork approach for improving efficiency and quality of care. Holistic care starting with medical expertise and continuing through psychological, spiritual, and financial counseling is offered to all Lack's Center patients.
Dr. Gribbin has served on the MSHO Board of Directors since 2008 and was president from 2018-2020. In addition to his board member position at MSHO, he is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
His responsibilities include a number of teaching activities and advisory and administrative committees. Dr. Gribbin has been published in numerous peer reviewed publications and has served as Physician Reviewer and Advisor for examination and licensing boards.
Over the last 10 years has developed a strong interest in the economics of Cancer Care, and has extensive expertise and experience in value based care.
When Tom is not working, he still considers himself "a full time Dad" for his now adult children, John, Will, and Marie. He enjoys listening to a variety of music, and reading. He is vigorously un-athletic.