Dr. Rhett James Cummings MD Internist

Dr. Rhett Cummings is an internist in Portland, Oregon. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Providence Portland Medical Center and Providence St. Vincent Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Oklahoma College of Medicine and has been in practice for 13 years. He is one of 137 doctors at Providence Portland Medical Center and one of 96 at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center who specialize in Internal Medicine.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Internist: Critical Care Medicine

Education & Medical Training

University of Maryland
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1997 - 2000

Johns Hopkins University
Fellowship, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine, 2000 - 2004

University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
Class of 1997

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Critical Care Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Pulmonary Disease

OR State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Hyperoxia-induced NAD(P)H oxidase activation and regulation by MAP kinases in human lung endothelial cells.
Parinandi, N.L., Kleinberg, M.A., Usatyuk, P.V., Cummings, R.J., Pennathur, A., Cardounel, A.J., Zweier, J.L., Garcia, J.N., Natarajan, V.

Phospholipase D activation by sphingosine 1-phosphate regulates interleukin-8 secretion in human bronchial epithelial cells.
Cummings, R.J., Parinandi, N.L., Zaiman, A., Wang, L., Usatyuk, P.V., Garcia, J.N., Natarajan, V.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Oregon CommunityCare
  • Health Net Oregon PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Lifewise Health Plan of Oregon
  • ODS Network
  • Pacificare HMO
  • PacificSource Preferred PSN
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • Providence Health System Preferred PPO
  • Regence Oregon - Preferred Provider Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Wellmark Alliance Select
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