Allegra Cummings, MD, FACOG

Obstetrics and Gynecology

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Biographical Info

Dr. Allegra Cummings is a board certified obstetrician-gynecologist and has maintained a thriving OB/GYN practice in NYC since 2002. 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).      

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, and was active in the Student National Medical Association, serving as Regional Director for New York and New Jersey. Dr. Cummings completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital in New York City, which is now part of Mount Sinai. During her residency, she was awarded the David B. Crawford Prize for professionalism and leadership. She also was a finalist for a teaching award presented by the medical students at Columbia University. In 2011, while Dr. Cummings was a faculty attending, the obstetrics and gynecology residents at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital chose her as their best teacher. She is also the recipient of the National Faculty Award of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.     

Dr. Cummings is fluent in English and speaks functional Spanish.

Honors and Awards

National Faculty Award, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, for resident education at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai West
David B. Crawford Prize for professionalism and leadership, awarded by resident colleagues in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai West

Board Certifications
American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Clinical Expertise
Vaginal Birth After Cesarean
Contraceptive Care
Menopause Counseling
Family Planning
Pre-Conception Counseling
Prenatal Care
UTI (Urinary Tract Infection)
General Gynecology
Intrauterine Device (IUD) and Contraceptive Implant Placements and Removals
Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • M.D.
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
  • B.A.
    Barnard College - Columbia University
  • Assistant Attending Obstetrician and Gynecologist
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

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