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Faculty Profile

Kristina M. Cummings, D.O.

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College of Osteopathic Medicine

  • Teaching Area

    History & Physical

  • Education

    University Of New England College Of Osteopathic Medicine

  • Residency

    Family Practice Residency At The Medical Center In Columbus, GA; Ob Fellowship At Floyd Medical Center In Rome, GA


Dr. Cummings has been a family practice physician for almost 25 years. Because she did an OB fellowship, she practiced family practice with OB for several years. Dr. Cummings worked in the newborn nursery and took care of newborns. Her focus in her practice was on women and children. She loved seeing the little ones grow. With her residency and Ob fellowship being close to Atlanta, Dr. Cummings became a vaccine champion and was able to be updated on a yearly basis from the CDC regarding changes in vaccines. When she moved to New York and worked with Schuyler Hospital in Montour Falls, Dr. Cummings quickly became the vaccine “guru.” Dr. Cummings has always loved teaching and taught family practice residents in her time spent in Georgia at Floyd Medical Center. Since coming to New York state, Dr. Cummings has had NP, PA, and medical students shadowing in her office. She has also taught at several of the local high schools, giving birth control lectures and career in medicine lectures. When Dr. Cummings heard that there was going to be a medical school in Elmira, she was excited because she loves to teach and demonstrate skills. Dr. Cummings initially planned on having students in her office, but after hearing Dr. Richard Terry, LECOM associate dean of academic affairs, share his passion for the school, she came on board as an assistant professor for history and physical exam class. Dr. Cummings is excited to teach students their H and P skills which they will use for the rest of their careers.