Dr. Krishna Kumar, MD

Dr. Krishna Kumar, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 74
Dr. Krishna Kumar, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Kalaheo, HI and has been practicing for 48 years. He graduated from Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi in 1970 and specializes in psychiatry.Read his story

4100 Oni Pl

Kalaheo, HI 96741

Contact Information

(808) 332-8433

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Hawaii Medical Assurance Association (HMAA)
  • Hawaii Medical Service Association (HMSA)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Kumar's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kumar "Dr. Kumar is a Board-Certified Psychiatrist, and Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. (Highest Honor of APA) He is Certified by the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners. He feels gratified in receiving the 'Exemplary Psychiatrist Award', 'Excellence in Psychiatry' and 'Recognitions' from various government leaders for his professional achievements and community service. As a physician, He has provided free services to Healthtap members and patients around the world. with his 2, 515 answers on the portal, more than 3.4 Million people have been helped. Healthtap has honored him with Psychiatrist 2nd in the Nation, and Top Doctor and Top Psychiatrist in Hawaii. He feels humbled to be recognized as: Distinguished Eminent Physician and Hawaii Ambassador of Health by County of Kauai, State of Hawaii Honorable Mayor Bernard Carvalho's Proclamation; and March 8 as Dr. Krishna Kumar Day by Honorable Mayor Bryan Baptiste, County of Kauai, state of Hawaii. For 47 years, he has been dedicated to providing Total Patient Treatment & Care. He believes in promoting & enhancing all aspects of Health-- Emotional, Physical, Intellectual, Social, and Spiritual Health in his patients and their families. Having deep sensitivity for the distress, turmoil and agonizing experiences of his patients & their families, he has continued to provide Empathy, Caring, and Emotional Support for them. Dr. Kumar helps his patients and their families to cope and overcome Stresses of: Physical Illnesses Injuries Accidents Pregnancy Marriage Separation Divorce Parenting Relationships Work Menopause Aging Various Losses and Death In his Professional Journey as a Physician and Psychiatrist, he provides Psychotherapy and Counseling for: * Emotional Pain * Hurt * Rejection * Physical Abuse * Sexual Abuse * Shame * Guilt * Low Self-esteem * Anger * Frustration * Worries * Fear * Panic * Insomnia * Low Energy * Poor Relationships * Decreased Productivity * Personal Problems * Marital Problems/Conflicts * Sexual Problems/Conflicts * Parent-Child Problems/Conflicts * Family Problems/Conflicts * Work Problems/Conflicts. Dr. Kumar guides his patients through emotional turbulence and storms in their journey of life to reach balance and control. He helps spouses, parents, and families to develop harmony, understanding, compassion, love to cultivate, and to enhance their emotional health. In his professional journey of 47 years, Dr. Kumar continues to help all those in need to develop their full potential to achieve satisfaction, joy, peace, and fulfillment."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kumar "As a Physician and a Psychiatrist, I have felt distress, worries, fears, sadness, disappointment, hurt, shame, guilt, anger and frustration of my patients. I am empathic to the effects of painful feelings in their personal life, relationship, and their work.  Having deep sensitivity for the distress, turmoil and agonizing experiences of my patients & their families, I have continued to provide Empathy, Caring, and Emotional Support for them.; and guided them in their journey of life.  I have recognized their need for total health-Emotional, intellectual, Physical, Social, and Spiritual Health; and have helped them to achieve all aspects of health.

As a Clinician, I know, "It is not what you eat, it is what is eating you!"

I help patients with stresses in their life and help them resolve painful feelings and Heal their "Inner Child""

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1  Specialties

  • Psychiatry

1  Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

26  Conditions Treated

10  Procedures

  • Behavior Modification
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Marital Counseling
  • Medication Management
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychological Testing
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Psychotherapy Services
  • Psychotherapy With Medication Management

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Agra College, Agra, India
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1961
  • Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi
    Medical School | Graduated 1970
  • Edgewater Hsp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1967
  • Illinois State Psych Inst
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1970

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
15 total reviews (12 have comments)

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Dr. Kumar's Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


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  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
Dr. Kumar Says:

As a Physician and Psychiatrist, I feel very gratified with  many of my Patient's  Rating of my Treatment as "Excellent"; and that I have helped them with their Anxiety, Depression, and Substance abuse; and  that  their quality of  life has improved.


Patient Comments (12)

I came to Dr, Kumar almost a year ago. I was overwhelmed, suffering from PTSD, and depressed because of the death of a sibling. He did not treat a symptom, but instead, provided a holistic approach to my recovery. I have not felt this happy, grounded, or at peace in nearly 20 years. I am grateful...more
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Dr. Kumar is a wonderful psychiatrist. He shows great interests in his patients. He's a Great listener, empathetic, and gives a thoughtful evaluation. He has helped me manage my anxiety and given me tools to manage my emotional well-being. It is obvious that he loves his work and cares about his...more
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Dr.Kumar has truly helped me to overcome my depression and anxiety. He is very personable, understanding, and caring. He has a wealth of knowledge to help you thru whatever your going thru. His office is conveniently located and flexible for appointments. Although life will still have its...more
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Dr. Kumar is a blessing in every day clothing! He has shown me how to ease my anxiety and depression, while providing me with a stable foundation to maintain a healthy state of mind. He has shown a lot of support and empathy while reminding me how to resilient a person can be. I would gladly...more
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Through Dr. Kumar's guidance I have learned to become more aware of who I am and how I am part of all the life around me. I was rescued from severe depression by becoming aware that I have value by just being alive. His words were never placating nor abstract. Rather, they were meaningful, giving...more
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