Dr. Amit Kumar, MD

Dr. Amit Kumar, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 42
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Dr. Amit Kumar, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Cary, NC and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Boston Univ Sch Of Med in 1999 and specializes in ophthalmology.

940 SE Cary Pkwy Ste 100

Cary, NC 27518

Contact Information

(919) 362-7707

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Kumar performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
very high
more than 93% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 89% of peers
Ocular Hypertension
high
more than 86% of peers

Dr. Kumar's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

48  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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10  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Boston Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Newton-Wellesley Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Nassau University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University Of Texas Health Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • University Of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kumar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kumar's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kumar to family and friends
43 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (43)

  • 5
    (38)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Kumar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Kumar is the best of the best, highly skilled, kind and compassionate and quickly responsive to every need or concern.
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Great doctor, and fantastic staff. I have been a patient for over two years, and I wouldn't go anywhere else. He's been excellent at regular eye issues as well as surgery. His staff is really friendly and helpful.
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He is a great practitioner. Very personable, professional and a great Dr.!
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