Allegra A Cummings

Allegra A Cummings, MD

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science

Specialty:

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Allegra Cummings, MD, has maintained a thriving office practice as a faculty obstetrician and gynecologist at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai West since 2002, just after completing her residency training there. She is also an assistant professor of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive science at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Dr. Cummings is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology. While she is interested in all aspects of the specialty, she has a special interest in supporting women who choose vaginal birth after cesarean section (VBAC). She speaks English and Spanish. Dr. Cummings received her undergraduate education at Barnard College, Columbia University, in New York City. She earned her medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx. While in medical school, she was active in the Student National Medical Association, serving as Regional Director for New York and New Jersey in 1997. Dr. Cummings was an obstetrics and gynecology resident at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai West from 1998-2002. In 2001, her resident colleagues awarded her the David B. Crawford Prize for professionalism and leadership, and she was also finalist for a teaching award given by the medical students at Columbia University. In 2011, while Dr. Cummings was a faculty attending, the obstetrics and gynecology residents at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai West chose her as their best teacher, and recipient of the National Faculty Award of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

Certifications

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Education

MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Residency, OB/GYN, St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Ctr.

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