Dr. Kara A. Cummins, MD

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Specializes in Family Medicine • Female • Age 40

3775 N Mulford Rd
Rockford, IL 61114
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Dr. Cummins:

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Dr. Cummins' Experience

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Patient Satisfaction

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
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3775 N Mulford Rd
Rockford, IL 61114
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    Dr. Cummins' Experience

    Dr. Cummins' Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Family Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Family Practice
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    • Earwax Removal
    • Newborn Care
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    • Abdominal Pain
    • Abnormal Heart Beat
    • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
    • Acne
    • Actinic Keratosis
    • Allergic Rhinitis
    • Allergic Rhinitis Due to Pollen
    • Anemia
    • Angioedema
    • Anxiety
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Arthritis
    • Athlete's Foot
    • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
    • Back Pain
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Benign Positional Vertigo
    • Bladder Diseases
    • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
    • Boil
    • Bone Loss
    • Breast Pain
    • Canker Sore
    • Carbuncle
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cat Scratch Disease
    • Cervical Dysplasia
    • Cervicitis
    • Chest Pain
    • Chickenpox
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    • Chronic Bronchitis
    • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
    • Concussion
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Constipation
    • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
    • Cough
    • Croup
    • Cystitis
    • Depression
    • Dermatitis
    • Diabetes
    • Diarrhea
    • Digestive Disorders
    • Diverticulitis
    • Dizziness
    • Dysphagia
    • Ear Ache
    • Ear Infection
    • Edema
    • Elbow Pain
    • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
    • Epiglottitis
    • Erectile Dysfunction
    • Essential Tremor
    • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
    • Excessive Sweating
    • Fall
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Folliculitis
    • Food Allergy
    • Functional Dyspepsia
    • Fungal Nail Infection
    • Gallstones
    • Gastric Ulcer
    • Gastroenteritis
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • German Measles
    • Gout
    • Graves' Disease
    • Hand Pain
    • Headache
    • Heart Disease
    • Heart Palpitations
    • Heartburn
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hives
    • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
    • Hormone Imbalance
    • Human Parvovirus B19 Infection
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Impetigo
    • Incontinence
    • Indigestion, Non-Ulcer
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Influenza (Flu)
    • Insect Sting Allergies
    • Insomnia
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    • Jock Itch
    • Kidney Stones
    • Knee Pain
    • Laceration
    • Lactose Intolerance
    • Laryngitis
    • Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow)
    • Lipid Disorders
    • Lyme Disease
    • Measles
    • Menorrhagia
    • Migraine
    • Migraine, Hormone-Induced
    • Mittelschmerz
    • Mole
    • Mononucleosis
    • Mumps
    • Neck Pain
    • Nicotine Dependence
    • Nosebleed
    • Osgood Schlatter Disease
    • Osteoporosis
    • Otitis Media
    • Outer Ear Infection
    • Pancreatitis
    • Panic Attack
    • Pars Planitis
    • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)
    • Pelvic Pain
    • Peripheral Neuropathy
    • Pharyngitis
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Pleurisy
    • Pneumonia
    • Postherpetic Neuralgia
    • Postpartum Depression
    • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
    • Premenstrual Syndrome
    • Prostatitis
    • Pruritus Ani
    • Restless Leg Syndrome
    • Rhinitis
    • Ringworm
    • Ringworm of the Beard
    • Rosacea
    • Roseola
    • Rotator Cuff Injuries
    • Salivary Duct Stones
    • Scabies
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Seasonal Affective Disorder
    • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
    • Shin Splints
    • Shingles
    • Shoulder Pain
    • Sinusitis
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Sleep-Related Rhythmic Movement Disorder
    • Sports Injuries
    • Strep Throat
    • Streptococcal Infections
    • Stress Fracture
    • Sweaty Palms
    • Syncope
    • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
    • Tendonitis
    • Thyroid Disease
    • Tinnitus
    • Tobacco Withdrawal
    • Tonsillitis
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
    • Trichomoniasis
    • Trigger Finger
    • Ulcer
    • Upper Extremity Infection
    • Upper Extremity Trauma
    • Uterine Diseases
    • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
    • Varicella Zoster
    • Warts
    • Weight Loss
    • Whooping Cough
    • Wounds
    • Wrist Pain
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    Background Check for Dr. Cummins

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Illinois.
    • 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

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • Teaching Attending of the Year, 2004
    • Resident Teacher Award, 2003
    • 5 Minute Clinical Consult, 2009
    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Saint Louis University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 2000

    Residency Hospital

    Saint Joseph Hospital
    Complete in 2003

    Undergraduate Schools

    Depauw University
    Graduated in 1996
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Cummins & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Cummins

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cummins to family and friends

    25 responses
    above
    national average

    Your participation
    is confidential

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    Dr. Cummins' Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    23 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    25 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    25 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 25 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Cummins
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    25 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    25 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    25 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    25 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Cummins accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does she accept?*

    • American Republic
    • Assurant Health
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Coventry Health Care
    • Golden Rule
    • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    • Humana
    • Kaiser Permanente
    • Medicare
    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

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    Swedish American Woodside Med
    3775 N Mulford Rd
    Rockford, IL 61114
    (779) 696-8400 (Office)
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    Dr. Cummins' Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Experience with Dr. Cummins
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cummins to family and friends*
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