Dr. Anant Kumar, MD

Dr. Anant Kumar, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
59 y/o
(34)

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Dr. Anant Kumar, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Littleton, CO and has been practicing for 30 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery, orthopedic oncology surgery, and more.

Colorado Spine & Scoliosis Institute

7720 S Broadway Ste 240

Littleton, CO 80122
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)

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Top Care Areas

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

Scoliosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spine Deformities
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 99% 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.

8  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Oncology Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

74  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Friedreich's Ataxia
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hernia
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spinocerebellar Ataxia
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis
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22  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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

  • Kurnool Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Kurnool Government Gen'l Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • University of Tennessee College of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Post Graduate Institute-Medical Education and Research
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • A-O Intl
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Baylor University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Shriners Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • University of Tennessee / Memphis / College of Medicine & Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kumar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Swahili
  • Tamil
  • Telugu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kumar's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kumar to family and friends
34 total reviews (15 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (34)

  • 5
    (29)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

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 (15)

My back got so bad that I couldn’t stand or walk more than 10 minutes without having extreme hip and leg pain plus numbness in my foot. After X-rays, an MRI, and exam, Dr. Kumar determined I needed surgery. I chose Dr. Kumar because he has a reputation (from former patients and from medical...more
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After suffering from a severe case of scoliosis that I probably had since childhood, I finally sought help from this amazing and highly-recommended surgeon. Like most of you, I was afraid but also knew that it was time to do something after putting this off for over 30 years! And so 7 months ago...more
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I have the greatest respect and appreciation for Dr. Kumar and his staff. He has treated me twice for back pain and each time it was immediate relief and no further issues. Each office visit he took his time with me and explained every detail of the x-rays and what was going on. He is very a very...more
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Dr. Kumar is by far the best spine surgeon there is!!! My daughter is a physician in Boulder and did a lot of checking for me and we found Dr. Anant Kumar. He resolved the many severe issues in my back which had turned into horrible scoliosis as well. Dr. Kumar saved my life!!! My pain is gone....more
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After talking with the Dr. I knew I was in the most experienced and caring hands. Dr. Kumar and his team did an absolutely amazing job with my surgery providing the very best care. Dr. Kumar personally tended to my bedside throughout my hospital stay making sure I was both comfortable and aware...more
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