Welcome to the website of physician and author Thomas J. Sims.


Thomas J. Sims is a physician, actor, writer and blogger. He is  author of the new, inspirational adventure memoir “On Call in the Arctic: A Doctor’s Pursuit of Life, Love and Miracles in the Alaskan Frontier" which tells the story of adaptation & survival he, and his wife Patricia, lived as Tom worked as a “bush doctor” in the wilds of the Alaskan outback.

In addition to his new memoir, Tom has written a book on heart disease prevention called "Heart Clogs", a medical training manual, medical diagnostic software, and numerous magazine articles. He currently writes a free, highly successful health-tips newsletter called “Doc Talk Today” and was recently awarded a yearlong blogging assignment with the highly respected website and journal Psychology Today to write a blog title “Under Extreme Circumstances” – a monthly writing based upon his work and struggle saving lives under archaic conditions at the top of the world.


Appearing currently on TV, radio, print, and giving inspirational talks around the country, this website details Tom's latest work and announces events and appearances he will be making promoting “On Call in the Arctic”. Please check back often, and please register using the form at the bottom of this HOME PAGE so you’ll never miss a beat.


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A Doctor's Pursuit of Life, Love and Miracles in the Alaskan Frontier


A extraordinary tale of adaptation and survival written by the doctor himself as he and his wife, Patricia, struggled to save lives at the top of world.                                        ... read more


"Compelling. A page turner from beginning to end. You don't want it to end.

Fern Field Brooks

Executive Producer of the TV show "MONK"

"A wonderfully drawn account of years past that Tom, and the reader, won't ever forget."

Thom Racina

Author or Snow Angel 


Doc Talk Today

Subscribe for FREE to Dr. Sims health-tips newsletter "DocTalkToday" and have ad free, timely money saving health information delivered to your email about once a month.


Psychology Today


Subscribe for FREE to my blog on the popular website Psychology Today.

The blog is titled

My blog it based upon stories from my memoir "On Call in the Arctic" and focuses on principles of adaption and survival anyone can use when life presents them with problems that seem insurmountable.


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