Dr. Anil Kumar, MD

Dr. Anil Kumar, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 75
Dr. Anil Kumar, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Stoneham, MA and has been practicing for 49 years. He graduated from Maulana Azad Medical College, University Of Delhi in 1965 and specializes in pain medicine, headache management, and more.Read his story

3 Woodland Rd Ste 322

Stoneham, MA 02180

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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

Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 98% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Kumar's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kumar "Anil Kumar, M.D., FACPM is the Medical Director of Advanced Pain Management. Dr. Kumar is also the director of both Northeast Ambulatory Center and The Center for Laser and Cosmetics. He completed his residency at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore. Dr. Kumar then received a clinical and research fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston. Dr. Kumar is a diplomat in the American Board of Pain Medicine. He also has certification of added qualifications in pain management by the American Board of Anesthesiology. He has been in the practice of Pain Medicine for many years. He is a member of the American Pain Society, American Academy of Pain Medicine, International Intradiscal Therapy Society, and American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians.Dr. Kumar has obtained additional training in the use of Botox for headache treatments."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kumar "Advanced Pain Management Center is dedicated to excellence and a cutting edge technology in providing Pain Management.  Compassion, hope and creativity are the hallmark of our services.  Patients and families will be involved in their care and will be given hope and control of their lives.  A multidisciplinary approach is followed in the treatment of pain."

8  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Acute Pain Medicine
  • Headache Management
  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Interventional Spine Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Pain Medicine
  • Sports Medicine Pain Management
  • Substance Abuse Counseling

1  Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*

89  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Drug Abuse
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Heroin Dependence
  • Heroin Overdose
  • Heroin Withdrawal
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Opiate Dependence
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Opioid Poisoning
  • Opioid Toxicity
  • Opioid Withdrawal
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Pain Killer Addiction
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shingles
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Torticollis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Back Pain
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17  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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.


  • Maulana Azad Medical College, University Of Delhi
    Medical School | Graduated 1965
  • Edgewater Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1969
  • Mass Gen Hosp Harvard Med Sch
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kumar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kumar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kumar to family and friends
28 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

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Dr. Kumar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

I saw Dr.Kuma for help with pain of Rheumatoid, spine pain and possible Fibromyalgia. Dr.Kuma gave me no options for all over pain, did not go over any explanation of what option i had or his plan. He just kept questioning old surgeries and my weight. He did a brief exam and then brought me up...more
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AT FIRST, Dr. Kumar helped me tremendously with my severe back/knee pain. After 3 years of trusting Kumar to manage my chronic pain & succesfully treating my back pain with the right pain medication, I was finally pain free. My next appointment,Dr.Kumar randomly & wrongfully told me he won't refill...more
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Dr Kumar was my last resort, surely there was a doctor out there who was up to the challenge of an inoperable back condition, he was sent directly from heaven, he is making it possible for me to do the things I enjoy doing and making it a little better to do the things I do not enjoy doing, but are...more
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I have been a patient of Dr. Kumar for many years and I must say that I'm happy to be seen by him. I have been everywhere MGH and other pain centers no one could take away my pain. After having 2 injections my quality of life has changed and I'm able to enjoy my life back. Thank u all for great...more
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Dr. Kumar has been my doctor for 23 years and he is the only Doctor that I would ever trust to help me deal with the pain that I have from an overhead door spring totally mutilating my right hand and leaving me at the time thinking that I would never be able to use it again.whith the help of Dr....more
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