Dr. Anil Kumar, MD

Dr. Anil Kumar, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 74
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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.

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


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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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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."


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  • 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

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*

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
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pain Killer Addiction
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • 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
  • Torticollis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Back Pain


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  • Cancer Pain Management
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Outpatient Opioid Detoxification
  • Pain Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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
based on 25 total reviews (5 with comments)
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 (5)
in Bradford, MA |
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 necessary in life, and my treatment is on going, I expect to get better and better as time goes by instead of worse, without him, thank you Dr Kumar, with all my heart, Susan Willett
Leominster, MA |
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 service, now i can do things i never done before.
in Saugus, MA |
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. Kumar and his excellent and knowledgeable staff I am able to lead a " normal" life at work and at home. Thank you Dr. Kumar and staff. Mike D.
Thank you for the kind words! We're very happy to hear about your success. Your success is our success!
in Everett, MA. |
Dr Kumar has put together a great team at Advanced Pain Management, the staff is very curtious and the doctors actually listen to you when you talk to them! I would and have recommended friends to go there!
Thank you for the kind words! We always strive for personalized patient care. Glad to hear about your progress.
in Andover, MA |
STAY AWAY! Rudest medical front office staff I have ever experienced. I was referred by my Dr. because this Dr. is in his network. They double bill you if you need an office visit and something simple like trigger point injections. Also If you do not go every month and only need a visit every 6-12 months they will drop you. Also when I wanted to go back they claimed I owed $250...never got one bill and paid every visit copay on a CC. I have proof but no one calls you back! Scammers!
Our staff is trained for professionalism and courtesy. We do not "double bill". We have an office facility and a separate surgical center. Each must be billed independently. We do not "drop" patients. Since there are no specifics in this review, call our office and speak with Dr. Kumar to have your concerns answered.
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Dr. Kumar accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan
    Tufts PPO

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