Dr. Vijayalakshmi Kumar, MD

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Specializes in Rheumatology • Female • Age 47

520 Superior Ave Ste 330
Newport Beach, CA 92663
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Dr. Kumar's Specialties

  • Rheumatology

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Newport Beach, CA 92663
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    Dr. Kumar's Experience

    Specialties

    • Rheumatology

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine
    • Rheumatology
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    • Joint Drainage
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Arthritis
    • Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Behçet's Disease
    • Bone Disorders
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chondrocalcinosis
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dermatomyositis
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Foot Conditions
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Conditions
    • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
    • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Knee Disorders
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
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    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteoporosis
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
    • Polymyositis
    • Psoriatic Arthritis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Raynaud's Disease
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spondylitis
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Temporal Arteritis
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vasculitis
    • Wegener's Granulomatosis
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • 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
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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Kumar

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.8
    • 21 responses

    3.8 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kumar to family and friends

    3.8 out of 5

    21 responses

    Dr. Kumar's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.7 out of 5

    21 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    3.8 out of 5

    21 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.8 out of 5

    21 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    19 responses

    Experience with Dr. Kumar

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.9 out of 5

    21 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.8 out of 5

    21 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.8 out of 5

    21 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4 out of 5

    21 responses

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    Office Locations

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    Premiere Cardiology
    Premier Cardiology
    520 Superior Ave Ste 330
    Newport Beach, CA 92663
    (949) 478-7373 (Office)
    (949) 650-2898 (Fax)
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