Judd Edward Cummings
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Judd Cummings, MD

Orthopedic Oncology | Orthopedics
Languages: English
232 Ratings, 44 Reviews
HonorHealth Medical Group

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Oncology
  • Orthopedics

Credentials

  • Residency

    University Of Tennessee - Healthplex Program
  • Education

    Creighton University School of Medicine
  • Fellowship

    Huntsman Cancer Hospital / University of Utah
  • Internship

    Methodist University Hospital of Memphis
  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

About

Dr. Cummings' areas of focus include hip, knee, shoulder, total joint care and orthopedic oncology. He offers many specialized treatments, including robotics, injections, outpatient joint replacement, minimally invasive joint replacement, revision joint replacement and tumor surgery.

Dr. Cummings uses peripheral nerve blocks before surgery to mitigate pain, specialized cool compression braces for the hip and knee, and electrical stimulation to control swelling and inflammation following joint replacement. He uses a combination of topical medicines, non-narcotic medicines, anti-nausea medicines and IV hydration to minimize pain, nausea and headaches following surgery. His comprehensive post-op protocol using home health services allows outpatient joint replacement patients a faster recovery and less pain.

Clinical Interests

  • Revision of total joint replacements
  • Total hip replacement
  • Total knee replacement
  • Total shoulder replacement

Care philosophy

Dr. Cummings treats his patients like family and involves them in the decision-making process. This approach allows for the patients to respond better to treatment and can avoid unnecessary stress and anxiety.

Hobbies

  • spending time with family
  • cycling
  • studying astrophysics
  • traveling abroad
  • experiencing foreign cultures and cuisine

Ratings & Reviews

4.8 out of 5
Patient Rating - 232 Ratings
Provider discussed treatment options
Provider showed concern
Provider explained things clearly
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Likelihood of recommending this provider
44 Reviews

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