Dr. Kara Cummins, MD

Dr. Kara Cummins, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 44
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Dr. Kara Cummins, MD is a family medicine specialist in Santa Ana, CA and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from Saint Louis University School Of Medicine in 2000 and specializes in family medicine.

1900 E 4th St

Santa Ana, CA 92705

Contact Information

(888) 988-2800

Insurance Accepted

  • Kaiser Permanente

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Dr. Cummins' Experience

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Dr. Cummins' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • Malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cummins "I am interested in treating patients of all ages. I believe that prevention is the key to effective medicine and patient education is very important."

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

219  Conditions Treated

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11  Procedures

  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Earwax Removal
  • Hearing Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Neonatal Care
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Arbitration Award : 10/16/2014
    Amount or Range: $213,165.00
    Nature of Complaint: Arbitrator: THOMAS S. DILLARD, ESQ., JUDICATE WEST
    State: California
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

  • Depauw University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • Saint Louis University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Saint Joseph Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Teaching Attending of the Year, 2004
  • Resident Teacher Award, 2003
Media & Publications
  • 5 Minute Clinical Consult, 2009

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cummins' Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cummins to family and friends
7 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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Dr. Cummins' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I was dr Cummins patient for 4 years until I had to leave kaiser. She was the best doctor I've ever had! She is a caring, compassionate, warm hearted person and is very easy to connect to. It was always very easy for me to talk to her about anything. I suffer from a lot of back pain and severe...more
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