Dr. Cunning has practiced in Lake Havasu City since 1999. He attended the University of California, Santa Barbara, graduating Magna Cum Laude in Biology. After receiving his Doctor of Medicine degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin he completed his internship in general surgery at the Naval Hospital San Diego. Dr. Cunning served onboard the aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk (CV-63) as the general medical officer for two years with travel to Japan, Korea, and Hong Kong. After further specialty training in Buffalo, New York, Dr. Cunning completed his residency in Otolaryngology / Head & Neck Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.
Dr. Cunning is dual board certified in Otolaryngology / Head & Neck Surgery and Sleep Medicine. He has attained Fellow status in Allergy after completing advanced training through the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS). Dr. Cunning is a member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons, and American Academy of Otolaryngology / Head & Neck Surgery. He has served as the Chief of Surgery and Joint Venture Board member at Havasu Regional Medical Center and Chief of Staff at Havasu Surgery Center.
Personally, Dr. Cunning has served as a member of London Bridge Rotary Club and a board member of the Lake Havasu Chamber of Commerce. He is active in sports and is a private pilot. He is married to Erin Cunning, who works as the office manager at Arizona Coast Ear, Nose, Throat & Allergy and has served as a board member of the Havasu Community Health Trust. They have four children who are active in athletics, music, dance and theater.