Shane Cummings, MD

Dr. Shane Cummings is a Fellowship trained Sports Physician, board certified in Family Medicine, who returned to Alaska after completing a two-year Sports Medicine fellowship at University Hospitals/Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio. Having attended a fellowship designed to include pediatric populations, Dr. Cummings has considerable experience dealing with a broad range of sports injuries, including those uniquely affecting adolescents and children. Dr. Cummings has extensive experience specifically in the practice of Urgent Care medicine, working almost exclusively in Sports Medicine and Urgent Care medicine since residency.  He has worked in a variety of clinical settings, from small one doc Alaskan towns to large teaching hospitals, and has served as faculty at University Hospital’s Urgent Care Fellowship, where he had the opportunity to train fellows in the practice of Urgent Care medicine.  He enjoys treating patients from all walks of life and activity levels, from non-athletes to adrenaline junkies.  He believes that wellness comes from a healthy lifestyle, and he takes a holistic approach to the treatment of disease, with an emphasis away from pharmaceuticals, and strongly toward lifestyle modification.  Having met Dr. Davis during residency, Dr. Cummings feels fortunate to have such a good friend in his business partner, with whom he shares much in common, including their approach and philosophy when it comes to treatment of disease.