Dr. Lee Cummings, MD

General SurgeryMaleAge 42

Dr. Cummings
Accepting new patients

Saint Luke's Liver & Transplant Specialists

4320 Wornall Rd Ste 240 Kansas City, MO 64111

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(816) 932-4655

Dr. Lee Cummings, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Kansas City, MO. He is affiliated with Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Cummings to book an appointment.

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Dr. Cummings is affiliated with Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City Kansas City, a highly rated hospital.

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Dr. Cummings' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cummings performs Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Cummings performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • da Vinci® Nephrectomy
  • Laparoscopic Live Donor Nephrectomy
  • Laparoscopic Nephrectomy
  • Nephrectomy
  • Partial Nephrectomy
  • Pediatric Heart Transplants
  • Radical Nephrectomy
  • Renal Transplant
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Abdominal Organ Transplant
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cummings performs Abdominal Organ Transplant more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Cummings performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cummings performs Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Cummings performs this procedure more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Cummings' conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Organ Transplant
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Acute Bowel Infarction
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Arterial Catheterization With Robotic Assistance
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Open
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastrotomy
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal and Multivisceral Transplant
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Transplant
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation With Robotic Assistance
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Primary Biliary Cholangitis
  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Pyloromyotomy
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Biliary Cholangitis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Total Splenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

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Dr. Cummings accepts the following insurance:

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Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Dr. Cummings' Reviews

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5.0

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He saved my life when I bottomed out during a kidney transplant.
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Biography

Dr. Lee Cummings, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Kansas City, MO. He is affiliated with Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City. He is accepting...Read more

Specialties

  • General Surgery

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What are Dr. Lee Cummings, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Cummings frequently treats Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy, Abdominal Organ Transplant, and Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Cummings treats.

Where is Dr. Lee Cummings, MD's office located?

Dr. Cummings' office is located at 4320 Wornall Rd Ste 240, Kansas City, MO 64111. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Saint Luke's Liver & Transplant Specialists

Saint Luke's Liver & Transplant Specialists-Plaza4320 Wornall Rd Ste 240 Kansas City, MO 64111
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Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City

Kansas City, MO

81% Patient Experience Rating, 12% higher than the national average

23 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)