Overview

Keith Cummings, DO, is a non-operative sports medicine physician who treats acute and overuse musculoskeletal injuries. He emphasizes optimal biomechanics and exercise-based treatments for musculoskeletal problems, minimal medication use, and ultrasound or flouroscopic guided procedures when necessary to help people stay healthy and active. He has advanced training in musculoskeletal ultrasound for both diagnosis and performing procedures, orthobiologic injections such as platelet rich plasma, as well as fluoroscopic spine and joint procedures.

Dr. Cummings received his BS in biology from Saint Martin’s University in Lacey, Washington and then his doctorate from Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific (Northwest Campus). He completed his medical training at the University of Utah where he subspecialized in sports medicine after finishing residency in physical medicine & rehabilitation (PM&R) and serving as chief resident. Because of Utah’s location, Dr. Cummings was able to regularly care for athletes participating in many unique sports such as alpine skiing, climbing, and trail running as well as traditional team sports such as football, basketball, soccer, and cross country.

He has provided sideline coverage for all levels of competition including division one college football, the NBA, professional cycling, club hockey and rugby, Olympic level bobsled and skeleton sled, amateur and master’s judo, and a variety of high school sports. This enables him to partner with active patients of all skill levels to help them return to the activities they love.

Dr. Cummings served as team captain of his track team in high school, participating in several state qualifying relay teams. When he is not working, he enjoys hiking, skiing, and running in the beautiful mountains of the Pacific Northwest as well as watching sports and playing guitar.

Dr. Cummings was born and raised in Olympia, Washington. He is happy to be back in the area closer to family and friends where he can enjoy all the Pacific Northwest has to offer.

Education

Program: BS
Institution: Saint Martin’s University

Program: DO
Institution: Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine

Program: Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Institution: University of Utah

Program: Board Eligible
Institution: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Services + Specialties

Specializing in:

  • Fluoroscopic procedures for spine & joint
  • Musculoskeletal ultrasound (injections, tenotomy, diagnostic)
  • Non-operative sports medicine
  • Orthobiologics
  • Physiatry

Locations

Patient Resources

Getting Ready for Your Visit

In order for us to provide you the best care, it is important that you bring the following items to your appointment:

  • Photo ID
  • A list of your current medications
  • Any and all x-ray, MRI’s and or reports if available
  • Insurance information and card
  • Some insurance carriers require you have a referral or primary care authorization before treatment is given. Please check with your carrier.
  • Information about what treatments and medications have been tried in the past
  • Medical records from prior visits that you think may be helpful
  • New Patients: please download a patient registration form below and bring a completed copy with you for your visit.

In order to complete any outstanding paperwork and/or process any required changes to your patient information, we ask that you come to our office at least 20 minutes prior to your scheduled visit time.

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