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Denise Cummings, MN, FNP, ARNP
Breast Health
4.9 out of 5
Would recommend this provider
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Areas of Expertise
Denise Cummings, MN, FNP, ARNP specializes in breast health, women’s wellness, genetic counseling and hereditary cancer risk assessment.
Special Interests
Denise has special interests in breast health and women’s wellness.
Personal Information
She enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter as well as traveling, gardening, crafting and reading.
Clinical Experience
Breast Health, Breast Cancer
Board Certifications

Family Nurse Practitioner – Board Certified, American Nurses Credentialing Center
Certified Menopause Practitioner, North American Menopause Society
Clinical Breast Examiner certification, National Consortium of Breast Centers

Education and Professional Achievements

BSN, Nursing, University of South Florida, 1986

MNSc, Family Nurse Practitioner, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 1997

Professional Activities and Awards
Genetic Cancer Risk Assessment, City of Hope
Patient Ratings and Comments
Patient Ratings
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Would recommend provider
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider's friendliness and courtesy
5.0 out of 5 stars
My confidence in provider
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider spoke in clear language
5.0 out of 5 stars
Provider's effort to include me in decisions
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider's explanation of condition or problem
5.0 out of 5 stars
Provider's concern for questions and worries
5.0 out of 5 stars
Time provider spent with me
5.0 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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March 2018
Denise is the BEST! Her care & concern are exceptional!
December 2017
Very good.
December 2017
Denise is very knowledgeable and efficient. She knows her stuff and explains it well. Keep the Breast Clinic and Denise.
November 2017
Denise is very friendly & courteous, and answers my questions also she is well informed about my progress.
October 2017
Nurse practitioner Denise Cummings went above and beyond to address my concerns & questions. She was professional, knowledgeable and kind. I was very impressed!
October 2017
Love Denise Cummings!
October 2017
She took her time with me. She listened to me.
September 2017
Denise never makes me fill rushed. She is informative & thorough. Denise is business like, but also very nice.
August 2017
I was feeling pretty hopeless but after talking with the dr. I felt that there was hope that I could get relief and I had options.
August 2017
Most thorough provider I ever experienced at VM. She is top notch!!
July 2017
She was so informative & thorough. Best I´ve ever had.
June 2017
Denise Cummings is by far one of the best providers I have EVER seen. She goes beyond & above making sure all questions & concerns are answered. I wish all providers were like her!
June 2017
Much appreciated a phone call to check on me!
June 2017
Denise Cummings is an exceptional care provider! Knowledgeable, thorough, caring, professional. I have already recommended her to others. Extremely respectful, decisions are jointly made - so reassuring all-around.
May 2017
Denise is a TREASURE! She is very informative, very knowledgeable and performs the most complete and thorough breast exam that I´ve ever had.
May 2017
Denise is the best care provider I´ve ever seen. She understood my fears, showed compassion, was thorough, & took the time to listen & answer questions. She is AMAZING!
May 2017
Fabulous! LOVED HER!
May 2017
I´ve never experienced this high level of care before - pretty amazing!
March 2017
Denise was amazing. I left my appointment feeling very informed and prepared. She spent a great amount of time discussing my situation and was thorough in explaining what she was doing and why. I felt like she cared and wanted the best for me - which doesn´t always happen in the medical setting. Two thumbs up!!
March 2017
Very caring didn´t make me fill like a number.
January 2017
Denise is an amazing, caring person.
January 2017
Denise Cummings, NP - VERY professional, caring, & thorough. Thank you!
January 2017
Denise Cummings is amazing!!
January 2017
I´m very happy with VM.
January 2017
Friendly, confident, knowledgeable - Excellent provider.
January 2017
Denise is the BEST! She makes me feel like I am her only patient! She takes time to explain & discuss any questions, procedures and "listens" when I talk.
January 2017
Dr. Denise Cummings was fabulous - one of the best drs. I have ever been to. She spent an hour with me talking about my previous cancer and how to prevent it from coming back. Wonderful bedside manner!