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Michael Andrew Cummings, M.D.,M.S.

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Appointment: (585) 275-2171

Administrative: (585) 275-2171

Fax: (585) 335-8697

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Radiation Oncology


Michael Cummings received his master's degree in Natural Sciences from SUNY University at Buffalo in 2009 and his medical degree from SUNY Upstate Medical University in 2013.

Dr. Cummings is an Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.

Dr. Cummings specializes in head and neck cancers, prostate cancer, bladder cancer and CNS metastatic disease. He believes the best approach is finding how the uniqueness of each person and their case fits into the published evidence and their own expectations.

Dr. Cummings is married with two sons and enjoys running in his free time.

He is a member of the American Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology.



MD | Suny Upstate Medical University

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2014 - 06/28/2018
Residency in Radiation Oncology at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/2013 - 06/30/2014
Internship in Internal Medicine at Suny Upstate Medical University


Alpha Omega Alpha


Journal Articles

Cummings MA, Usuki KY, Fleming FJ, Tejani MA, Katz AW. "Short course radiation therapy for rectal cancer in the elderly: can radical surgery be avoided?" Journal of gastrointestinal oncology.. 2019 Apr 0; 10(2):357-361.

Singh D, Chen Y, Cummings MA, Milano MT. "Inoperable Pulmonary Carcinoid Tumors: Local Control Rates With Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy/Hypofractionated RT With Image-Guided Radiotherapy." Clinical lung cancer.. 2019 Feb 14; Epub 2019 Feb 14.

Cummings, M; Youn. P; Abu-Aita, R; Herman, A; Hare, M; Zhang, H; Chen, Y; Singh, D. "Dosimetric changes achieved and changes in target and parotid volumes in patients undergoing adaptive planning during chemoradiation therapy with helical delivery of treatment" . Journal of Radiotherapy in Practice. 2019; 18(4): 1-7.