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Dr. Lee S.Cummings, MD, Transplant Surgeon
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Dr. Lee S.Cummings, MD

Transplant Surgeon

5/5(12)
4320 Wornall Rd Suite 240 Kansas City MO, 64111
Rating

5/5

About

Dr. Lee Cummings is a transplant surgeon practicing in Kansas City, MO. Dr. Cummings specializes in organ transplants, and may perform surgeries involved with the transplant of organs such as the kidneys, liver, pancreas, intestines, heart, lungs, tracheal tissue and more. As a transplant surgeon, Dr. Cummings performs long, complex surgeries that might take many hours to complete. Transplant surgeons remove the organ from the donor as well as transplant the organ in the recipient. Dr. Cummings works with transplant physicians, nurses and surgical residents, and is responsible for and complications which may arise during or after surgery.

Education and Training

St. George's University School of Medicine medical degree 2004

Board Certification

American Board of Surgery (ABS)

Provider Details

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Areas of expertise and specialization

liver, intestine, multivisceral, kidney and pancreatic transplant

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery University of Missouri- Kansas City School of Medicine -

Treatments

  • Diabetes
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Hepatitis
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hepatitis C
  • Pain
  • Vascular Disease

Fellowships

  • Georgetown University Abdominal Organ Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgery  2011

Dr. Lee S.Cummings, MD's Practice location

4320 Wornall Rd Suite 240 -
Kansas City, MO 64111
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New patients: 816-932-7940
Fax: 816-932-7957

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Patient Experience with Dr. Cummings


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Dr. Lee S.Cummings, MD has a rating of 5 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 12 patients. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Transplant Surgeon in your area. These reviews do not reflect a providers level of clinical care, but are a compilation of quality indicators such as bedside manner, wait time, staff friendliness, ease of appointment, and knowledge of conditions and treatments.

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Get to know Transplant Surgeon, Dr. Lee S. Cummings, who serves patients in Kansas City, Missouri.

Dr. Cummings is a transplant surgeon practicing in Kansas City, Missouri, at . Saint Luke’s Liver Disease Management and Liver and Transplant Specialists. He can also be found practicing with Saint Luke’s Gastrointestinal Cancer Program. Furthermore, he is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Missouri- Kansas City School of Medicine.

Dr. Cummings specializes in liver, intestine, multivisceral, kidney and pancreatic transplant. Also trained in the management of benign and malignant diseases of the bile duct, liver and pancreas, he accrued vast knowledge and experience in the management of short bowel syndrome and intestinal failure during his fellowship training.

A 2004-graduate of St. George’s University School of Medicine, Dr. Cummings went on to complete his general surgery residency at Maimonides Medical Center in New York City (2004 – 2009). Moreover, he joined Georgetown University to complete a fellowship in Abdominal Organ Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgery (2009 – 2011).

The doctor attained board certification in general surgery through the American Board of Surgery (ABS). The ABS is an independent, non-profit organization located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, founded for the purpose of certifying surgeons who have met a defined standard of education, training, and knowledge.

Transplant surgery refers to surgical procedures in which tissue or an organ is transferred from one area of a person’s body to another area, or from one person (the donor) to another person (the recipient).

Dr. Cummings is licensed to practice in the states of Kansas and Missouri. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS). 

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