Dr. Kara A. Cummins, MD

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Dr. Kara A. Cummins, MD

Family Medicine | Female

(888) 988-2800

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I am interested in treating patients of all ages. I believe that prevention is the key to effective medicine and...   Read More

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  • 1
    Malpractice Claim

    Dr. Cummins has 1 malpractice Malpractice Claim

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    • Arbitration Award;2014-10-16T00:00:00
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  • Internship Hospital
  • Residency Hospital
  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
  • Other Education
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      5 based on 6 responses
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      • Trustworthiness
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      • Helpfulness
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      • Staff
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      • Scheduling
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      Experience with Dr. Cummins
      • Level of trust in provider's decisions
         (6)
      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
         (6)
      • How well provider listens and answers questions
         (6)
      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
         (6)
      Dr. Cummins' Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
         (6)
      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
         (6)
      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
         (6)
      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
        10 – 15 minutes (6)
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      Specialties

      • Family Medicine

      Board Certifications

      Why It Matters: Dr. Cummins' Board Certifications

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      • Family Practice

      Conditions Treated

      • Abdominal Pain
      • Abnormal Heart Beat
      • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
      • Acne
      • Actinic Keratosis
      • Allergic Rhinitis
      • Allergic Rhinitis Due to Pollen
      • Anemia
      • Angioedema
      • Anxiety
      • Arrhythmias
      • 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
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • Cat Scratch Disease
      • Cervical Dysplasia
      • Cervicitis
      • Chest Pain
      • Chickenpox
      • 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 Menstrual Bleeding
      • 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
      • Herniated Disc
      • 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
      • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
      • Jock Itch
      • Kidney Stones
      • Knee Pain
      • Laceration
      • Lactose Intolerance
      • Laryngitis
      • Lipid Disorders
      • Lyme Disease
      • Measles
      • Migraine
      • Migraine, Hormone-Induced
      • Mittelschmerz
      • Mole
      • Mononucleosis
      • Mumps
      • Neck Pain
      • Nicotine Addiction
      • Nosebleed
      • Osgood Schlatter Disease
      • Osteoporosis
      • Otitis Media
      • Outer Ear Infection
      • Pancreatitis
      • Panic Attack
      • Pars Planitis
      • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)
      • Pelvic Pain
      • Peripheral Autonomic 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
      • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
      • 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

      Procedures Performed

      • Earwax Removal
      • Neonatal Care

      Background Check

      • 1
        Malpractice Claim

        Dr. Cummins has 1 malpractice claim

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

      • Medical School
        Saint Louis University School Of Medicine

        Graduated in 2000

      • Residency Hospital
        Saint Joseph Hospital

        Completed in 2003

      • Undergraduate School
        Depauw University

        Graduated in 1996

      Awards & Recognition

      • Awards & Honors

        Dr. Cummins has no awards or honors listed.

      • Media & Publications
        • 5 Minute Clinical Consult, 2009

      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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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
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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)
      10 – 15 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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      Dr. Cummins' Care Philosophy

      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.