Tim B. Cummings, MD

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

My goal is to manage and anticipate your unique healthcare needs. As an MDVIP-affiliated doctor, I will partner with you on a personal level to help you achieve the optimal health we all value. We will closely collaborate on what it takes to stay on the path to wellness. You will feel welcomed by the relaxed, individualizedĀ attention you will receive from everyone in our office.

Physician Profile


Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN
Bachelor of Arts, Mathematics 1980
Medical School
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC
Doctorate of Medicine 1986
Richland Memorial Hospital
Columbia, SC 1986-1988
Richland Memorial Hospital
Columbia, SC 1993-1994

Hospital Affiliations

North Fulton Regional Hospital
Northside Hospital

Honors and Awards

Vanderbilt University, Full Academic Scholarship 1976
Phi Eta Sigma Freshmen Honorary Society, Vanderbilt University 1977
Charles Johnson Memorial Scholarship, Vanderbilt University, 1978
Ada Bell Stapleton Scholarship, Vanderbilt University, 1979
National Institute of Health Award, Excellence and Achievement 1982
Academic Scholarship, UNC School of Medicine 1982
Honors, Internal Medicine, 3rd Year UNC Medical School 1985
Honors, Internal Medicine, 4th Year UNC Medical School 1986
Thomas J. Watts Award, Dept. of Internal Medicine, Outstanding Resident, Richland Memorial Hospital 1987
America's Top Physicians, Consumers' Research Council of America 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007

Community Service

HOPE Health Corps, Team Supervisor, CME Conference and Fieldwork Soweto, South Africa, HIV/AIDS Education 1995
Los Angeles, CA, HIV/AIDS in Urban U.S.A. 1997
Kingston, Jamaica, Hypertension and Diabetes 1998
Hong Kong, China, AIDS in Asia 1999
Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Primary Care in the Third World 2001
Cite d'Ivorie, West Africa, HIV in West Africa 2001


Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine

Patient Testimonials

  • Member: Frank

    If he suspects a problem he gets to the bottom of it as fast as possible--whether its sending you to a specialist or x-ray. This i...

  • Member: Bonnie

    Dr. Tim Cummings has been MyDoctor for about 14 years and there's a good reason for that: he is simply the best. He takes the ti...

  • Member: Barbara

    Dr. Tim Cummings is not only my doctor, but my husband's, my mother's, and my mother-in-law's. He has taken great care of all of ...

  • Member: Aylene

    The longer I live, the more I value having a doctor who listens and understands exactly what I need when I need it. I was particul...