Dr. Gokul Kumar, MD

Dr. Gokul Kumar, MD

Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery  |  
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Dr. Gokul Kumar, MD is a vitreoretinal disease & surgery doctor who practices in Orlando, FL. He has been practicing for 2 years.Read his story

44 Lake Beauty Dr Ste 300

Orlando, FL 32806

Contact Information

(407) 425-7188

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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Retina Diseases
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more than 70% of peers
Endophthalmitis
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more than 69% of peers
Retinal Vein Occlusion
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more than 66% of peers

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Dr. Kumar's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kumar "Gokul N. Kumar, M.D. received his M.D. and M.B.A. from the University of Illinois in Chicago. He completed his ophthalmology residency training at Washington University in St. Louis, where he spent an additional year as Chief Resident and clinical instructor to residents. He completed his surgical retina fellowship at Emory University, whose fellowships have ranked as one of the best for over three decades. Dr. Kumar is the recipient of several medical honors, including being chosen as the best clinical and surgical ophthalmology resident by faculty at Washington University. In his leisure time, he enjoys spending time with his family or golfing. "
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Specialties

  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Blindness
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Panophthalmitis
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Northwestern University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2004
  • Univ Of Il Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • Washington University In St Louis School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Emory University School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2016

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kumar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kumar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kumar to family and friends
4.9
based on 13 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
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Dr. Kumar's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Kumar Says:

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Patient Comments (7)

what an absolutely wonderful doctor. I can't believe how lucky I was to find him. Total faith and belief in him!!!!
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in Orlando, FL |
Dr. Kumar has been amazing. He was the first doctor to take the time to identify what was going on with my eyes. He saved my vision, and was always available to answer and questions or concerns I had. His staff has been wonderful and extremely accommodating. Great doctor with a stellar staff.
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in Orlando, FL |
Very professional doctor and staff.
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in Orlando, FL |
Excellent dr. Very considerate manner. Would easily recommend to others.fit us in an emergency situation
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in Mims, FL |
Can't say enough about this fabulous staff and dr. I had issues that don't happen often with my cataracts surgerys and was recommended to dr Kumar. He explained what options were and took me through surgery on both eyes. He was always kind and supportive and available. Would recommend everyone...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Kumar accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Kumar has admitting privileges

Florida Hospital Orlando
601 E Rollins St
Orlando, FL 32803
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Orlando Regional Medical Center
1414 Kuhl Ave
Orlando, FL 32806
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