Mr David Cumming

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon MBChB FRCS(Tr&Orth)

Mr David Cumming

Mr David Cumming

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon MBChB FRCS(Tr&Orth)

Mr Cumming is a fellowship trained orthopaedic spinal surgeon with seven years’ experience as a consultant in Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust. Mr Cumming has been the Clinical Lead for spinal and musculoskeletal services in Ipswich for the past five years. During this time he has developed the service into one of the leading orthopaedic hub spinal centres.

During his time as a consultant he has worked with NHS England to develop best practice in spinal surgery across the country. He is a key member of the Clinical Reference Group for spinal services and the improving Spinal Care Project across the UK. Mr Cumming is also Chair of the East of England Regional Spinal Network.

He is the current Secretary of The British Association of Spinal Surgeons and has been involved with the society in developing guidelines and organising national meetings. In clinical practice he is involved in treating adult spinal conditions affecting the cervical, thoracic and lumbar regions. He regularly performs spinal surgery on all areas of the spine for acute, degenerative and traumatic conditions.