Dr. Asha Kumar, MD

Dr. Asha Kumar, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Female  |  
Age 69
(2)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Asha Kumar, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Buffalo, NY and has been practicing for 36 years. She graduated from Dayanand Med Coll-Punjab U Ludhiana in 1973 and specializes in ophthalmology.

501 Kenmore Ave

Buffalo, NY 14223

Contact Information

(716) 838-5162

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Independent Health
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care

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Top Care Areas

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

Keratoconus
very high
more than 93% of peers
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
high
more than 87% of peers
Dry Eyes
high
more than 84% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
26

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Ulcer
  • Visual Field Defects
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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • Dayanand Med Coll-Punjab U Ludhiana
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Deaconess Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Ecmc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Park Ridge Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kumar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kumar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kumar to family and friends
3.0
based on 2 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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

Dr. Kumar's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Kumar accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Independent Health
    Encompass
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • MVP Health Care
    MVP Health Care PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Kumar has admitting privileges

Kaleida Health Buffalo General Hospital
100 High St
Buffalo, NY 14203
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