Dr. John Cummings Jr., MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 60

1400 N Ritter Ave Ste 479
Indianapolis, IN 46219
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Dr. Cummings Jr.' Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

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Community Hospital South
1402 E County Line Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46227
Community Hospital North
7150 Clearvista Dr
Indianapolis, IN 46256

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Community Neurosurgery
1400 N Ritter Ave Ste 479
Indianapolis, IN 46219
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    Dr. Cummings Jr.' Experience

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery
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    • Brain Surgery
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Disc Replacement
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
    • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
    • Neuroplasty
    • Neurostimulation
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Cord Stimulation
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
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    • Aneurysm
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Brain Disorders
    • Broken Neck
    • Cancer
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chiari's Deformity
    • Craniopharyngioma
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Epilepsy
    • Fracture
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
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    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pseudotumor Cerebri
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Stroke
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
    • Thrombosis
    • Torticollis
    • Vascular Disease
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Indiana.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1982

    Internship Hospital

    Indiana University Med Center
    Complete in 1983

    Residency Hospital

    Indiana University Med Center
    Complete in 1988
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Cummings Jr. & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Cummings Jr.' Hospital Quality

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    • Community Hospital North

    • Community Hospital South

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    4.4
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    4.4 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cummings Jr. to family and friends

    4.4 out of 5

    12 responses

    Dr. Cummings Jr.' Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.1 out of 5

    11 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.5 out of 5

    11 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.3 out of 5

    12 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Cummings Jr.

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.4 out of 5

    12 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.6 out of 5

    12 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.3 out of 5

    12 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.6 out of 5

    12 responses

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    Office Locations

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    Community Neurosurgery
    1400 N Ritter Ave Ste 479
    Indianapolis, IN 46219
    (317) 355-1470 (Office)
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