Luis E. Cummings Jr., MD, Certified Anesthesiologist and Pain Management Physician with Ponce Interventional Pain Center

Get to know Pain Management Physician and Anesthesiologist Luis E. Cummings Jr., who serves in Ponce, Puerto Rico.

Luis E. Cummings Jr. received his Medical Degree from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine in the capital city of San Juan. After graduation, he completed his internship at University Hospital in New Jersey, followed by anesthesia residency at Jackson Memorial Hospital and the University of Miami.

Dr. Cummings Jr. is board-certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology. He maintains professional memberships with the American Medical Association, the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the American Academy of Pain Management, the American Society Of Interventional Pain Physicians, and the World Institute of Pain. Additionally, he has presented lectures at the Academy of Ponce Anesthesiology and the American Southern Medical Academy and is a Fellow of the Interventional Pain Practice, a licensed Medical Examiner of Puerto Rico, and a Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology with the American Board Medical Examiners. Currently, Dr. Cummings Jr. serves as the Director and physician of his own private company called Ponce Interventional Pain Center. Furthermore, he is an Assistant Professor for Ponce Health Sciences University in Puerto Rico.

Anesthesiology is the practice of medicine dedicated to pain relief and total care of a patient before, during and after surgery. It encompasses anesthesia, intensive care medicine, critical emergency medicine and pain medicine. A pain management specialist, like Dr. Cummings Jr., evaluates, diagnoses, and treats different types of pain. Pain is a wide spectrum of disorders, including acute pain, chronic pain, and cancer pain. It can also arise for many different reasons such as surgery, injury, nerve damage, and metabolic problems such as diabetes. Occasionally, pain can even be the problem all by itself, without any obvious cause. Dr. Cummings Jr. attributes his success to quality control for procedures, knowledge, and respect for patients. In his spare time, he enjoys going to the beach, water skiing, and traveling to exotic locations such as Nepal, India, and Australia.

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