Dr. Ashok Kumar, MD

Dr. Ashok Kumar, MD

Spine Physiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
Dr. Ashok Kumar, MD is a spine physiatry specialist in Fenton, MO and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Dow Medical College in 1985 and specializes in spine physiatry, physical medicine & rehabilitation, and more.Read his story

1011 Bowles Ave

Fenton, MO 63026

Contact Information

(314) 849-0311

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Low Back Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 95% 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.

Dr. Kumar's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kumar "Dr. Kumar is a board certified physiatrist who graduated from Dow Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan. He completed his residency at the Washington University Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He went on to complete his fellowship at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in the United Kingdom. Dr. Kumar's practice interests are non-operative musculoskeletal, spine care and electrodiagnosis. In his spare time, Dr. Kumar enjoys running and playing soccer."

3  Specialties

  • Spine Physiatry
  • Interventional Spine Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

1  Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

31  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Upper Back Pain

7  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Dow Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Lyari College & Boards Of Education, Karachi
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Washington University Department Of Physical Medicine and Rehab, Barnes-Jewish Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Royal College Of Physicians & Surgeons Edinburgh
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

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
21 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr Kumar helped my back pain without the need for surgery. He took the time to explain everything to me in detail. He gave me a new lease on life when I truly couldn't go on anymore. I completely trust him and recommend him.
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Dr. Kumar helped me tremendously. Straight forward, listens and got the job done. I would recommend him to anyone. Do what he tells you, you are in good hands. Once you are a patient of his it's easy to get in.
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Dr. Kumar is the best physician I go to, and I go to a few. He is never rude but sometimes may sound that way because he is straight forward. He doesn't sugar-coat one's condition. He is very organized and most efficient. I've had x rays because he is very cautious and wants to make sure he is...more
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I went to him twice he did a X Ray and then a MRI told me degenerative joint disease, herniated disk and arthritis said he couldn't do anything for me he gave me a muscle relaxer and arthritis pill which did nothing. Next visit he gave me shot in back but said he wasn't sure where to put them...more
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I have gone to Dr. Kumar a number of times to get shots in my joints for pain and recently I had sciatica issues and after testing he guided a needle in and gave me a shot to stop the incredible pain I had been in for months. He said he couldn't guarantee the shot (he always says that but they...more
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