Podiatrist joins Ascension Medical Group Sacred Heart in Pensacola
Pensacola, Fla. (May 20, 2019) – Podiatrist Matthew Cummins, DPM, has joined Ascension Medical Group Sacred Heart’s regional network of doctors. Dr. Cummins will see patients in the DePaul building of the Ascension Sacred Heart Pensacola campus, located at 5147 N. Ninth Ave., Suite 103.
Dr. Cummins is accepting new patients, ages 18 and up. For information or to schedule an appointment, call 850-416-4302.
Dr. Cummins is a board-certified and fellowship-trained podiatrist. He graduated with his bachelor’s degree in health sciences and a certificate of leadership and development from Texas A&M University, and he received his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree from the Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University in Chicago. He completed his podiatric medicine and surgery residency, as well as a fellowship in complex deformity correction and limb reconstruction, at AMITA Health Saint Joseph Hospital in Chicago.
Dr. Cummins has a special interest in peripheral nerve surgery, orthoplastic limb preservation, deformity correction, limb arthroscopy, painful flatfoot and bunion correction. His research has been published in the International Journal of Orthoplastic Surgery, and he has presented at the Chicago Lower Extremity Surgical Symposium. Dr. Cummins is a member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, the American Podiatric Medical Association, the Association of Extremity Nerve Surgeons and the American Microsurgical Orthoplastic Society. Dr. Cummins participates in a medical mission at the Instituto Nacional de Pediatría (INP)-Mexico City to provide hope for children with rare congenital conditions such as clubfoot.
Ascension Medical Group Sacred Heart offers the largest network of primary care and specialty physicians in Northwest Florida, with more than 80 locations and 300 providers along the Gulf Coast from Gulf Shores, Ala., to Apalachicola, Fla. Doctors from more than 25 specialties provide personalized, compassionate care to people of all ages. To find a doctor and request an appointment, call 850-416-2337 or visit ascension.org/doctors.
About Ascension Sacred Heart
In Florida, Ascension operates Ascension Sacred Heart based in Pensacola and Ascension St. Vincent’s based in Jacksonville. Together, Ascension Florida operates seven hospitals and more than 100 other sites of care and employs more than 11,000 associates. Across the region, Ascension Sacred Heart and Ascension St. Vincent’s have served North Florida communities for more than 145 years. In fiscal year 2019, they provided nearly $180 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty. Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. Ascension is one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., operating 2,600 sites of care – including 150 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 20 states and the District of Columbia. Visit www.ascension.org and www.studerfamilychildrenshospital.com.