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P. Dean Cummings, M.D.

Orthopedic Surgeon & Sports Medicine

Dr. Cummings is an expert in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine with an emphasis on treating disorders of the elbow, shoulder and knee. He has been an invited faculty member of prestigious institutions across the country. Dr. Cummings has also served on many orthopedic and sports medicine committees throughout his career. His abstracts, manuscripts, and articles have been published in numerous scientific journals, magazines and textbooks. His lectures and presentations have gained national and international recognition.

Dr. Cummings is a team physician and orthopedic consultant at Arizona State University and works with the athletes, as well as the general student population.

TENEX Health
Dr. Cummings is a Tenex provider for treatment of the elbow and knee. Tenex Health TX™ is a state-of-the-art, minimally invasive procedure used to treat cases of tendinitis, including Plantar Faciitis and Achilles tendinitis. Combining ultrasound imaging with the specially designed MicroTip™, Tenex Health TX™ cleans and removes damaged tissue, helping patients quickly recover from painful tendinitis.To learn more about Tenex Health TX™, please visit:

Dr. Cummings Team


Ashlyn Sala, PA-C         Cassandra Smith, PA=C

Dr. Dean Cummings serves these TOCA locations: