Dr. Vijayalakshmi Kumar, MD

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Specializes in Rheumatology • Female • Age 46

5400 Gibson Blvd SE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
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Dr. Kumar's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Lovelace Medical Center
601 Drive Martin Luther King Jr Avenue North East
Albuquerque, NM 87102

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
5400 Gibson Blvd SE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
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520 Superior Ave Suite 330
Newport Beach, CA 92663
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    Dr. Kumar's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Rheumatology

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine, 2010
    • Rheumatology, 2003
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    • Joint Drainage
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Trigger Point Injections
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
    2
    • Arthritis
    • Behçet's Disease
    • Bursitis
    • Calcium Pyrophosphate Dihydrate Deposition Disease (CPPD)
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dermatomyositis
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
    • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteoporosis
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Polymyositis
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spondylitis
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Vasculitis
    • Wegener's Granulomatosis
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    Background Check for Dr. Kumar

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for New Mexico.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Madras Medical College

    Residency Hospital

    Capital Health Sys
    Complete in 2000
    Elmhurst Hospital Center
    Complete in 1997
    Stanley Mc
    Complete in 1992

    Fellowship Hospital

    SUNY Stonybrook
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Kumar & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Kumar's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Lovelace Medical Center where Dr. Kumar has admitting privileges:

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    • Lovelace Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Kumar

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kumar to family and friends

    24 responses
    same as
    national average

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    Dr. Kumar's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    21 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    24 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    24 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 22 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Kumar
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    24 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    24 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    24 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    24 responses
    below
    national average

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Kumar accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does she accept?

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    Office Locations

    A
    5400 Gibson Blvd SE
    Albuquerque, NM 87108
    (505) 262-7248 (Office)
    B
    Premier Cardiology
    520 Superior Ave Suite 330
    Newport Beach, CA 92663
    (949) 478-7373 (Office)
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