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 is the first time for me that a doctor ever called me with the results. Wonderful experience that's all I can say.
My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...
Dr. Cummings' Credentials
Richland Memorial Hospital
Columbia, SC 1993-1994
Richland Memorial Hospital
Columbia, SC 1986-1988
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC
Doctorate of Medicine 1986
Bachelor of Arts, Mathematics 1980
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
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
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 time to understand all my concerns, even the silly ones, and his patience with his patients is commendable to say the least. He always goes the extra mile to take care of all my health concerns and does so with such caring professionalism that I am always… See more
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 us over the past several years. My husband has even been able to walk into his office without an appointment and been able to have a conversation with him. Unheard of with other doctors! Dr. Cummings truly cares about his patients health and well-… See more
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 particularly impressed that he gave me his cell phone number and encouraged me to call any time day or night if I needed him. Just knowing he's there and always ready to help gives me a level of confidence and comfort that is priceless.
Dr. Cummings is fantastic. Not only does he provide me exceptional guidance on keeping myself healthy and what I need to focus on, he is always available when I need him most. From back pain to sinus infections, over the past year he has been there when I've needed him allowing me to keep moving so I can support my family. He is the best!
Last July I had an appointment with Dr. Cummings and we had our normal discussion about my activities and any changes. He always takes the time to discuss in detail state of the health. I mentioned that I am continuing my walking regimen and get up to 3+ miles per day. I also mentioned that occasionally I felt slight chest pain which would go away as I slowed down. He asked me to see a… See more
Complication is a minor adjective describing my conditions. To begin with I have had MS for years; within one year, 2011, I underwent cancerous thyroidectomy and lymph nodes removal, getting it all. The Doctor he sent me to was excellent.Then, ten months later â€œmalignant cells on every test including biopsy adrenalectomy containing a pheochromycytoma was diagnosed in which Dr. Cummings… See more
Doctor Tim Cummings, He is the Best; Simply the Best. Since partnershipping with Dr. Cummings, my health has vastly improved. Now... I'm even able to have a pet. What an indescribable gift of health!