Matthew Cummings, MD, MS

Critical Care Medicine

Matthew Cummings, MD, MS

Critical Care Medicine

Specialties: Pulmonology, Critical Care MedicineMore specialties

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177 Ft. Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
US

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About Matthew Cummings, MD, MS


Dr. Cummings is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine at Columbia University. His research interests lie at the intersection of infectious diseases and critical illness in sub-Saharan Africa, a low-income region where the global burden of severe infectious diseases is overwhelmingly concentrated. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Cummings' led the first prospective studies to characterize the clinical epidemiology of severe and critical COVID-19 in the U.S. and Uganda, and served as a co-investigator for international clinical trials of convalescent plasma and hyperimmune immunoglobulin in severe COVID-19.


Expertise

  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
  • Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sepsis

Education

  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Medical School: Albany Medical College
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Allen Hospital

Awards & Honors

  • Alpha Omega Alpha, Albany Medical College, 2012
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society, Albany Medical College, 2012
  • Medical House Staff Award for Excellence in Critical Care Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, 2016
  • Medical House Staff Award for Outstanding Clinical Teaching, Columbia University Medical Center, 2014
  • Medical House Staff Research Award, Columbia University Medical Center, 2014
  • Postdoctoral Clinical Fellow Research Award, Columbia University Medical Center, 2018
  • Visiting Scientist Award, Makerere University-UVRI Infection and Immunity Research Centre of Excellence, 2018

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