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Community Health Network announces medical director of neurosurgery

For release: 9/28/2010

Indianapolis, IN---John Cummings, M.D., has been named medical director of neurosurgery for Community Health Network. He is a board-certified neurosurgeon at Community Neurosurgery.

Dr. Cummings was selected by his peers to lead our neurosurgical services program because of his compassionate care for his patients, innovative clinical leadership, and his continued commitment and loyalty to Community Health Network, said Jos Longoria, vice president of neuroscience at Community Health Network.

Dr. Cummings is a graduate of Indiana University School of Medicine and has provided complete neurosurgical care to patients at Community Health Network for more than 20 years. He is a leading innovator for minimally-invasive treatment for spine and brain disorders. Dr. Cummings also treats normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) and nerve entrapment syndromes such as carpal tunnel syndrome. He is married and has three sons.

As medical director, Dr. Cummings will lead the neurosurgical team in the ongoing growth and development of comprehensive neurosurgery services at Community Hospitals East, North and South.

About Community Health Network

Ranked among the nations most integrated health care networks, Community Health Network has more than 90 sites of care and nearly 500 integrated physicians throughout central Indiana. This includes Community Hospitals East, North and South in Indianapolis and Community Hospital Anderson; The Indiana Heart Hospital, part of Community Heart and Vascular; Indiana Surgery Centers; Community Physicians of Indiana; Community Home Health Services; MedCheck walk-in care centers and MedCheck Express convenience clinics; employer health services; nursing homes; and other health care facilities. Community Health Network is committed to getting you well and back to your life. For more information about Community Health Network or to find a physician, call 800-777-7775 or visit


Curt Miller
Media Relations
Community Health Network

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