Dr. Awani Kumar, MD

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Critical Care Medicine | Male

609 River Ave Lakewood, NJ 08701 Get Directions
Dr. Awani Kumar, MD
Dr. Awani Kumar, MD is a critical care medicine doctor who practices in Lakewood, NJ. He is 54 years old and has been practicing for 30 years. Dr. Kumar is affiliated with Monmouth Medical Center- Southern Campus and Community Medical Center.

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Dr. Kumar's Reviews

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Dr. Kumar's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    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
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
Coppell, TX |
Poor responsiveness and communication for my gradmother who is in the icu. I am a pulmonary and critical care physician myself and there was no compassion or even professional courtsey in this doctor. I am sad that we have individuals like this practicing medicine.
in Brick, NJ |
Horrible Doctor! He does not listen to what is wrong.
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    Dr. Kumar's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Critical Care Medicine
    •  Board certified in Pulmonary Disease
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Pulmonary Disease

    Conditions Treated

    • Acidosis
    • Acute Bronchitis
    • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
    • Alkalosis
    • Asbestosis
    • Asthma
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bronchiectasis
    • Bronchiolitis
    • Bronchitis
    • Bronchospasm
    • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
    • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
    • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
    • Cough
    • Emphysema
    • Empyema
    • Interstitial Lung Disease
    • Low Blood Oxygen Level
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Lung Nodule
    • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
    • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
    • Partial Lung Collapse
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
    • Pneumonia
    • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
    • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pulmonary Edema
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Insufficiency
    • Respiratory Failure
    • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Shortness of Breath
    • Sinusitis
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Sleep Disorders
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Thrombosis
    • Vascular Disease
    • Viral Infection
    • Wegener's Granulomatosis

    Education

    • Medical School
      Rajendra Institute Of Medical Sciences, Ranchi, Ranchi University

      Graduated in 1987

    • Internship Hospital
      Rajendra Institute Of Medical Sciences, Ranchi University

      Completed in 1988

    • Residency Hospital
      Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center

      Completed in 1993

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Long Island College Hospital

      Completed in 1998

      Maimonides Medical Center

      Completed in 1997

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Hindi

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    Specialties

    • Critical Care Medicine
    • Pulmonology

    Procedures Performed

    • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
    • Bronchoscopy
    • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
    • Pulmonary Function Test
    • Respiratory Management
    • Thoracentesis