Dr. Jagadeesh Kumar, MD

Dr. Jagadeesh Kumar, MD

Dermatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 45
(41)
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Dr. Jagadeesh Kumar, MD is a dermatologist in Elkton, MD and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from Mysore Medical College in 1997 and specializes in dermatology.Read his story

216 E Pulaski Hwy Ste 125

Elkton, MD 21921

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Care 1st Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Skin Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers
Warts
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Kumar's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kumar "Dr. Kumar specializes in General Dermatology and Skin Surgery, as well as Skin Cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment. Dr Kumar moved to this area after working at MD Dermatology of Maryland in Southern Maryland where he worked as a Dermatology Staff Physician.Dr. Kumar completed his medical training in 1996 from Mysore University in India and then he underwent a Residency in Dermatology from 1996 to 1998 in New Delhi, India. Dr. Kumar moved to United Kingdom for specialist training and he worked as Senior House Officer in General Medicine as well as Dermatology in England and achieved a prestigious board certification by the Royal College of Physicians in the United Kingdom. He also completed Diploma in Clinical Dermatology with distinction from University of London.He came to United States in 2001 where he completed a Residency at the Cleveland Clinic Health System in Ohio. Dr. Kumar was honored as BEST RESIDENT, 2002-2003 from the Cleveland Clinic Hospitals. In addition, he scored in the top 1% on his board exam, which included all US physicians taking their boards in 2003. He was in private practice for 4 years in Phoenix, Arizona and then he completed a fellowship in Ambulatory Dermatology with Allergy and Dermatology Associates in Southern Maryland. Dr Kumar has vast experience in Dermatology and Medicine.Dr Kumar is married and has two daughters 8 and 4 yrs. He lives with his wife and daughters in Hockeissin, Delaware. Dr Kumar spends his spare time by playing Tennis, watching TV with his daughters, going to Gym and jogging."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kumar "We treat our patients like our own family members and advice them all the options available and let them choose the treatment that best fits their lifestyle."
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Specialties

  • Dermatology
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Mole Removal
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Wart Removal

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

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

  • Mysore University / Mysore Medical College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • Mysore Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Cleveland Clinic Health System
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Cleveland Clinic Health System
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Allergy and Dermatology
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Diploma In Clinical Dermatology
    Other Education | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • 99 PERCENTILE ON BOARD EXAM, 2004
  • BEST RESIDENT, 2003
  • PATIENT'S CHOICE AWARD, 2011
  • COMPASSIONATE DOCTOR AWARD, 2011
Media & Publications

Dr. Kumar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Kannada

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kumar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kumar to family and friends
4.7
based on 41 total reviews (9 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (41)

  • 5
    (37)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

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

Patient Comments (9)

I have been coming to Dr. Kumar for several years now. His staff is professional and he is wonderful. He is friendly and quick to determine if there are any skin issues or problems. I feel comfortable that he is taking good care of me. I recommend him highly!
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Dr. Kumar is the best Dermatologist I have ever had. His diagnostics skills, knowledge and behavior are superior. He is very friendly, helpful and truthful with advice and never rushes you. I feel comfortable sharing anything with him, unlike some previous doctors. If I could give him more than...more
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Dr. kumar is extremely competent/professional and has a courteous staff. He spends time with you going over all your concerns and makes sure that all the concerns are addressed to the patient satisfaction. I I would highly recommend him to anyone.
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Dr.Jagadeesh is really good at diagnosing what is wrong by listening carefully to the symptoms. He always prescribes the appropriate medication and care which leads to quick recovery. I strongly recommend him.
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Dr. Jagadeesh Kumar is an excellent doctor. he listens to your problems with care and provides the best service. He is also thorough in the subject matter. Office staff is pleasant. Never had issues with waiting on phone calls and the wait at the clinic was relatively small whenever I went...more
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