Dr. Awani Kumar, MD

Pulmonary Disease •  Male • Age 57
  
Dr. Kumar

Awani Kumar MD

780 Route 37 W Ste 110 Toms River, NJ 08755

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Dr. Awani Kumar, MD is a pulmonologist in Toms River, NJ and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Rajendra MC Bihar U in 1987 and specializes in pulmonary disease.


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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.
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Coppell, TX – Jul 28, 2016
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Horrible Doctor! He does not listen to what is wrong.
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Biography

Dr. Awani Kumar, MD is a pulmonologist in Toms River, NJ and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Rajendra MC Bihar U in 1987 and specializes in pulmonary disease.

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

Education

Long Island College Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1993
Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center
Residency Hospital
1988
Rajendra Med Coll Hosp
Internship Hospital
1987
Rajendra MC Bihar U
Medical School

Awards

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(732) 341-3500

Dr. Kumar accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Direct Access
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO
QualCare
QualCare HMO
QualCare PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Practice Areas

Sleep-disordered Breathing

Sleep-disordered breathing specialists diagnose and treat conditions, such as snoring or obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing is interrupted during sleep, resulting in symptoms of fatigue, irritability and high blood pressure.

Typically treats 86% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Sleep Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kumar treats Sleep Disorders more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Kumar treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Sleep Apnea
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kumar treats Sleep Apnea more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Kumar treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kumar performs Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) more than 76% of their peers

Dr. Kumar performs this procedure more than 76% of their peers

Obstructive Lung Disease

Obstructive lung disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions including COPD, emphysema, asthma and cystic fibrosis that cause blockages or narrowing in the airways of the lungs, making breathing difficult.

Typically treats 71% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kumar treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Kumar treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Pulmonary Function Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kumar performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Kumar performs this procedure more than 96% of their peers

Asthma
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kumar treats Asthma more than 84% of their peers

Dr. Kumar treats this condition more than 84% of their peers

Respiratory-tract Conditions

Immunologists diagnose and treat conditions such as pneumonia, bronchitis, and COPD that affect the respiratory system, including the nasal passages, bronchi and lungs.

Typically treats 75% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 11 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Respiratory Failure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kumar treats Respiratory Failure more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Kumar treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kumar treats Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids) more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Kumar treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Pneumonia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kumar treats Pneumonia more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Kumar treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

Pulmonary Vascular Conditions

Pulmonary vascular specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the flow of blood between the heart and lungs, including pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary embolism.

Typically treats 39% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Pulmonary Embolism
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kumar treats Pulmonary Embolism more than 39% of their peers

Dr. Kumar treats this condition more than 39% of their peers

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Dr. Kumar's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Pulmonary Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kumar treats Pulmonary Disease more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Kumar treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kumar treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Kumar treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Respiratory Failure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kumar treats Respiratory Failure more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Kumar treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Kumar's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Fungal Infections
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Loss of Voice or Hoarse Voice
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • 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 Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Viral Infection
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

Locations

Awani Kumar MD

Garden State Medical Center780 Route 37 W Ste 110 Toms River, NJ 08755
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Community Medical Center

Toms River, NJ

58% Patient experience rating, 11% lower than the national average

Monmouth Medical Center- Southern Campus

Lakewood, NJ

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

Ocean Medical Center

Brick, NJ

69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)