Nancy M. Cummings, M.D.

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English

Orthopedic Surgeon

Sports Medicine Specialist

Head Orthopedic Surgeon the Minnesota Lynx of the WNBA

Practicing at Mayo Clinic Square in Minneapolis

Areas of Focus:

Sports related injuries of the Knee and Shoulder

Knee Arthroscopy, ACL injury, Meniscal injury, Patellar instability, Cartilage restoration, repair/ reconstruction of combined ligament injuries of the knee.

Shoulder Arthroscopy, Labral repairs, Shoulder instability, Biceps tendonitis, Biceps tears, Rotator Cuff injury, Acromioclavicular joint separations and arthritis.

Sport related fractures of the upper and lower extremity.

  1. ACL injury
  2. Acromioclavicular AC joint arthritis
  3. Acromioclavicular AC joint sprain
  4. Cartilage injury
  5. Fracture
  6. Lateral collateral ligament tear
  7. Medial collateral ligament tear
  8. Patellofemoral instability
  9. Rotator cuff injury
  10. Rotator cuff tendinitis
  11. Shoulder impingement syndrome
  12. Shoulder instability
  1. ACL surgery
  2. Cartilage repair/restoration
  3. Medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction
  4. Meniscectomy
  5. Meniscus repair
  6. Osteotomy
  7. Rotator cuff surgery
  8. Shoulder arthroscopy
  • Etiology and prevention of ACL injuries
  • Incidence and type of injuries in the WNBA
  • Knee joint preservation and stabilization
  • Shoulder stabilization
  1. 1993
    Fellow - Sports MedicineUniversity of Massachusetts
  2. 1992
    Resident - Combined Orthopaedic Surgical ResidencyHarvard University
  3. 1987
    Research FellowshipDepartment of Orthopaedic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital
  4. 1986
    Internship - General SurgeryColumbia Presbyterian Medical Center
  5. 1985
    MD - Doctor of MedicineColumbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  6. 1981
    BS - Bachelor of ScienceBates College

Certifications

  1. 1995
    Orthopaedic SurgeryAmerican Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Awards and honors

  1. 2006
    Bates College Scholar Athlete SocietyBates College
  2. 2005
    Knee HeroKnee.com
  3. 1985
    New York Orthopaedic Hospital AwardColumbia University
  4. 1982
    Class President of the Class of 1985Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Professional memberships

  1. 2017 - present
    MemberDiversity Committee, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  2. 2017 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Rochester;SMC Social medial Committee
  3. 2017 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Rochester;Sports Medicine Patient Experience Work Group
  4. 2013 - present
    Board MemberDuke University, Feagin Leadership Program
  5. 2012 - present
    MemberCritical Issues Committee, American Orthopaedic Association
  6. 2011 - 2013
    PresidentHonorary Society of Female, Fellowship Trained Orthopaedic Surgeons, President of the Forum
  7. 2011 - 2012
    PresidentMaine Medical Association
  8. 2009 - 2013
    MemberEthics Committee, American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  9. 2009
    ChairExecutive Committee, Maine Medical Association
  10. 2008 - present
    FellowAmerican Orthopaedic Association
  11. 2007 - 2009
    ChairPayor Liaison Committee, Maine Medical Association
  12. 2006 - 2009
    Co-ChairHealthy Living Initiative, Franklin County
  13. 2006 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Surgeons
  14. 2004 - present
    Peer ReviewerMaine Medical Association
  15. 2003 - present
    MemberMaine Orthopedic Association
  16. 2003 - present
    Oral Board ExaminerAmerican Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  17. 2002 - 2013
    DirectorOrthopaedic Department, Franklin Memorial Hospital
  18. 2002 - present
    MemberMaine Medical Association
  19. 1999 - present
    MemberThe Forum
  20. 1998
    MemberMassachusetts Orthopedic Association
  21. 1998 - present
    FellowAmerican Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine
  22. 1997 - present
    FellowAmerican Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  23. 1994 - 1999
    Board of Trustees MemberBates College
  24.  
    ChiefSurgical Services, Franklin Memorial Hospital
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Research activities

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