Dr. Judd Cummings, MD

Dr. Judd Cummings, MD

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Dr. Judd Cummings, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Scottsdale, AZ and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from Creighton University-School Of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read his story

9700 N 91st St Ste B108

Scottsdale, AZ 85258

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • Golden Rule
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Cummings performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Ankle Sprains and Strains
very high
more than 96% of peers
Fracture
very high
more than 96% of peers
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Dr. Cummings' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cummings "Dr. Judd E. Cummings is a Board Certified, fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon specializing in musculoskeletal tumors, adult and pediatric limb salvage surgery, and joint replacements. Originally from Salt Lake City, Utah, Dr. Cummings attended college at Brigham Young University and medical school at Creighton University. He completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the Campbell Clinic in Memphis, TN before returning to Salt Lake City to complete a Musculoskeletal Oncology fellowship at the University of Utah / Huntsman Cancer Center. Dr. Cummings most recently has practiced for several years in Indiana serving as an Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery within the IU School of Medicine. His research interests include utilization of large structural allografts, the use of compliant fixation for mega-endoprothestics, and development of novel therapeutic strategies for malignant bone tumors. He is the author of multiple peer-reviewed journal articles and presentations. Dr. Cummings' clinical expertise include the diagnosis and management of primary or metastatic bone and soft tissue tumors or tumor-like conditions and major joint or limb reconstruction."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cummings "Understanding and meeting patients goals or expectations is paramount to my practice. I strive to involve patients in their care from diagnosis to treatment decisions. Whether seeing someone with a straight-forward orthopedic condition or complex musculoskeletal tumor, we treat each patient with respect, compassion, and with the latest in innovative technology. Our focus is your individualized care and well being."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

62  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Benign Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Metastatic Bone Cancer
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoma
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Wrist Fracture
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44  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Creighton University-School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Campbell Clinic-University Of Tennessee
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Huntsman Cancer Center-University Of Utah
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Assist Prof-Dept Of Orthopedic Surgery-Indiana Univ
    Other Education | Completed 2011
  • Clinical Assistant Prof-Dept Of Orthopedic Surgery-Univ Of Az
    Other Education | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cummings has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Danish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cummings' Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cummings to family and friends
17 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Cummings' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

My one appt with this 'Dr" was one too many. Very arrogant, worst bedside manner I've experienced, ever! I'd just been released from hospital with diagnosis of bone cancer & he treated me like he didn't want to waste his time on a patient who may not have long to live. Fortunately for me, found...more
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My first impression of Dr Cummings was very positive!! Very nice/kind and caring. I'm 70 years old and felt very comfortable in his office. The reception area was also friendly and that makes a big difference for me. FYI...my injury was a broken arm/wrist
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