Michael Cunningham, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Michael Cunningham received his undergraduate degree in biochemistry from Columbia University where he graduated with honors. He received his M.D. degree at New York University School of Medicine. After receiving his M.D., Dr. Cunningham completed residency training in orthopaedics at Texas Tech University. Dr. Cunningham served on active duty as a major with the United States Air Force where he also served as orthopaedic consultant to the Air Combat Command SurgeonGeneral. He received two medals of commendation during his service.

Dr. Cunningham has served the local community for over 25 years in a private orthopaedic practice. He performs arthroscopies, joint replacements, and fracture care, as well as non-surgical management of orthopedic injuries. He is recognized for his dedication to quality orthopaedic care. Dr. Cunningham is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Amercian Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine as well as numerous other professional associations. He has board certification from the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery with a subspecialty board certification in Sports Medicine.

 

Gary Yen, MD

MCMSc, PA-C, AT

Dr. Gary L. Yen is Board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and has a sub-specialty in Pain Medicine. Dr. Yen grew up in Long Island, NY and received his medical degree from Ross University. He completed his internship in Internal Medicine at Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY and performed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Stony Brook University, where he was chief resident.

Dr. Yen completed a pain management fellowship at RehabNY in Buffalo, NY, during which he served as the assistant athletic trainer to the Buffalo Bison, the Minor League AAA baseball team for the Cleveland Indians, as well as the Niagara University men’s and women’s collegiate hockey team.

The former chairman of the Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Division of the Pain Management Department at CentraState Medical Center, Dr. Yen specializes in the non-operative treatment of a variety of joint, muscular, nerve, skeletal, spine and sports related injuries. He treats acute and chronic pain syndromes and performs electrodiagnostic studies. Dr. Yen also performs variety of interventional pain procedures and minimally invasive spine surgery for the relief of pain. He utilizes conservative treatments such as physical therapy, chiropractic care and acupuncture in conjunction with other procedures to enhance long term benefits. Dr. Yen believes in working with patients to create individual treatment plans.

When not attending to his patients, Dr. Yen likes to play golf, cook, and has a passion for playing the saxophone and piano. He is the proud father of two boys.