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Specializes in Cardiology • Male • Age 47

746 Jefferson Ave Ste 305
Scranton, PA 18510
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Regional Hospital of Scranton
746 Jefferson Avenue
Scranton, PA 18510
Wayne Memorial Hospital
601 Parks Street
Honesdale, PA 18431

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    Dr. Sampath Kumar's Experience

    Specialties

    • Cardiology
    • Interventional Cardiology

    Board Certifications

    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Interventional Cardiology
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    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Imaging
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Cardioversion, Elective
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Impella Device
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Thrombolysis
    • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
    • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
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    • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Endocarditis
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Heart Tumors, Benign
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart Disease
    • Hypotension
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Pulmonary Edema
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
    • Secondary Hypertension
    • Septal Defect
    • Syncope
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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Armed Forces Medical College, Maharashtra University Of Health Sciences
    Graduated in 1990

    Internship Hospital

    Montefiore Med Center
    Complete in 1995

    Residency Hospital

    Montefiore Med Center
    Complete in 1997

    Fellowship Hospital

    Montefiore Med Center
    Complete in 2005
    Nrth Shore University Hospital
    Complete in 2006
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Sampath Kumar & Staff

    • English
    • Hindi
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    Dr. Sampath Kumar's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Regional Hospital of Scranton

    • Wayne Memorial Hospital

    • Wilkes - Barre General Hospital

    • Moses Taylor Hospital

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    12 responses
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    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    12 responses
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    12 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 11 responses
    shorter than
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    Experience with Dr. Sampath Kumar
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    12 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    12 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    12 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    12 responses
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    national average

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    Office Locations

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    746 Jefferson Ave Ste 305
    Scranton, PA 18510
    (570) 342-1776 (Office)
    (570) 963-0663 (Fax)
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