Dr. Gaurav Kumar, MD

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Pulmonology | Male

MD NWI 3156 Willowcreek Rd, Portage, IN 46368 Get Directions
(219) 762-4999

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Care Philosophy

As an independent physician, I am committed to ensuring the highest quality care to our patients, and it is this dedication to the patient, family, and referring physicians that allow this care. I strive to educate and explain disease processes and management in ways that are easily understood by all. From the initial visit, through diagnosis, to treatment and continuing care, patients, family members, and primary care physicians can feel confident - at every level - about their treatment.Read more

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based on 18 total surveys (1 with a review)
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  • Staff
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Experience with Dr. Kumar
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Kumar's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (14)
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Great doctor! Very caring and goes out of his way to accommodate you. He is a doctor that your nurse friends will recommend!
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Specialties

  • Pulmonology
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

Why It Matters: Dr. Kumar's Board Certifications

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  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Allergic Asthma
  • Alpha 1-Antitrypsin Deficiency
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Asthma in Adults
  • Asthma in Pregnancy
  • Asthma-Related Cough
  • Asthmatic Bronchitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiectasis - Oligospermia
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchiolitis Obliterans
  • Bronchiolitis Obliterans - Ammonia Inhalation
  • Bronchiolitis Obliterans - Chlorine Inhalation
  • Bronchiolitis Obliterans - Diacetyl Inhalation
  • Bronchiolitis Obliterans - Hydrogen Bromide Inhalation
  • Bronchiolitis Obliterans - Hydrogen Chloride Inhalation
  • Bronchiolitis Obliterans - Hydrogen Fluoride Inhalation
  • Bronchiolitis Obliterans - Hydrogen Sulfide Inhalation
  • Bronchiolitis Obliterans - Methyl Isocyanate Inhalation
  • Bronchiolitis Obliterans - Nitrogen Oxide Inhalation
  • Bronchiolitis Obliterans - Ozone Inhalation
  • Bronchiolitis Obliterans - Phosgene Inhalation
  • Bronchiolitis Obliterans - Polyamide-Amine Dyes Inhalation
  • Bronchiolitis Obliterans - Sulphur Dioxide Inhalation
  • Bronchiolitis Obliterans - Thionyl Chloride Inhalation
  • Bronchiolitis Obliterans With Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Bronchiolitis Obliterans With Organizing Pneumonia
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Bronchopulmonary Amyloidosis
  • Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis
  • Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Common Cold
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • COPD-Like Dyspnea
  • Cough
  • Cystic Adenomatoid Malformation of Lung
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Exercise-Induced Asthma
  • Fungal Infections
  • Genetic Predisposition to Asthma
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • 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 Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Incompetence
  • Pulmonary Sarcoidosis
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Viral Infection

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Breath Testing
  • Bronchoprovocation Test
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Lung Biopsy
  • Lung Spirometry
  • Lung Volume Reduction Surgery (LVRS)
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Procedures
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Respiratory Management
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Indiana.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    What are board actions

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Missouri / Kansas City Campus

    Graduated in 2006

  • Internship Hospital
    Internal Medicine
    University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Medicine
  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Medicine
  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Iowa

    Completed in 2009

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Iowa
  • Other Education
    Pulmonary and Critical Care, University Of Iowa

    Completed in 2012

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

    Dr. Kumar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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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 Pulmonology
  • Board certified in Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Kumar's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Kumar

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Kumar's Care Philosophy

As an independent physician, I am committed to ensuring the highest quality care to our patients, and it is this dedication to the patient, family, and referring physicians that allow this care. I strive to educate and explain disease processes and management in ways that are easily understood by all. From the initial visit, through diagnosis, to treatment and continuing care, patients, family members, and primary care physicians can feel confident - at every level - about their treatment.