Dr. Awani Kumar, MD

Critical Care Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 54
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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.

609 River Ave

Lakewood, NJ 08701

Contact Information

(732) 730-9777

Dr. Awani Kumar, MD

Dr. Awani Kumar, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • QualCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Kumar's Experience

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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
2

Specialties

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonology
1

Board Certifications

  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
47

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

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Procedures

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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • Rajendra Institute Of Medical Sciences, Ranchi, Ranchi University
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Rajendra Institute Of Medical Sciences, Ranchi University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Long Island College Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Maimonides Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

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 4 total reviews (2 with comments)
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Kumar accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • 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
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • QualCare
    QualCare HMO
    QualCare PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Kumar has admitting privileges

Monmouth Medical Center- Southern Campus
600 River Ave
Lakewood, NJ 08701
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Community Medical Center
99 Route 37 W
Toms River, NJ 08755
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