It’s all about the patient. I treat my patients like I want my family to be treated. For 20 years I have enjoyed helping patients feel better and find it to be very rewarding.

Why UCHealth? Medical Center of the Rockies has an outstanding group of cardiothoracic surgeons who have built a program with a bright future.

Why got in profession? I’ve always been interested in cardiac physiology. It is fascinating to me.

Hobbies: I like doing all things outdoors, like fly-fishing or hiking.

Family: Dr. Cummings is married and has grown children. He and his wife actively volunteer and support the American Red Cross and participate in medical mission work in Africa.

Qualifications and experience

Specialties
Cardiovascular Disease, Surgery - Adult Cardiac Surgery, Surgery - Adult General Thoracic Surgery, Surgery - Cardiothoracic Surgery, Surgery - Open Heart Surgery, Surgery - Robotic Surgery, Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Undergraduate
Florida State University (1981)

Medical School
University of Florida Medical School (1985)

Internship
Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center (1986)

Residency
Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center (1990)

Residency
University of Virginia Health Sciences Center (1992)

Region
Northern Colorado