Biography & Education

Biography
Rhett Cummings, M.D., graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine and later completed his residency in internal medicine at the University of Maryland Medical Systems.  He later finished his pulmonary and critical care medicine fellowship at The John Hopkins University Medical Institutions.  He currently focuses on pulmonary arterial hypertension, critical care medicine and general pulmonary medicine at The Oregon Clinic, pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine division.  He is a member of several associations and organizations including the American Thoracic Society, the American College of Chest Physicians and Oregon Thoracic Society (OTS).  Dr. Cummings was also the program chair for the OTS Chest Disease Conference.

"I am always impressed with the results of taking a few extra minutes with a patient. This additional time spent in consultation and discussion about their disease regularly improves not only our relationship, but also the quality of care they receive. I strive to have each patient truly participate in their individual treatment plan."
- Rhett Cummings, MD

Dr. Cummings is associated with Providence Cancer Center.

Areas of Expertise

Pulmonary arterial hypertension; Critical care medicine; General pulmonary medicine

Education
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Oklahoma State University, 1984-1989
M.D., University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, 1992-1997
Resident, Internal Medicine, University of Maryland Medical System, 1997-2000
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellow, The Johns Hopkins University Medical Institutions, 2000-2004

Care Locations

Providence Lung Cancer Clinic Eastside Portland
The Oregon Clinic-Pulmonary Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Division, Gateway Medical Office
1111 NE 99th Ave.
Suite 200
Portland, OR 97220
Phone 503-963-3030

Specialties

Board Certifications
  • Critical care medicine
  • Internal medicine
  • Pulmonary disease
Conditions Treated