Dr Cummings has been Medical Director of the British Medical Acupuncture Society (BMAS) since 2001. This is a full time job that involves running the BMAS London Teaching Clinic (LTC), coordinating and lecturing on BMAS courses in Western medical acupuncture, acting as production editor for the Medline-listed journal Acupuncture in Medicine, and representing the BMAS at various academic and political meetings.
He is an Honorary Clinical Specialist at the Royal London Homoeopathic Hospital. Senior Visiting Clinical Fellow at the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Postgraduate Medical School.
His principal academic and clinical interest is musculoskeletal pain, and in particular, needling therapies in the treatment of myofascial pain syndromes.
In the role of Faculty Member, Mike Cummings contributes recommendations and reviews to the Pain Management: Chronic Clinical Section in the Anesthesiology & Pain Management Faculty, writing brief accessible comments to summarize the value of the articles and adding rating score.
The Faculty comprises Heads of Faculty, Heads of Section, Faculty Members and Associate Faculty Members, as well as an International Advisory Board.
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