Dr. Kumash Patel, MD

Dr. Kumash Patel, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 45
Dr. Kumash Patel, MD is a general surgery specialist in Glendale, AZ and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from American University Of The Caribbean School Of Medicine in 1999 and specializes in general surgery, critical care surgery, and more.

5757 W Thunderbird Rd Ste E456

Glendale, AZ 85306

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Insurance Accepted

  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Delta Health System
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
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Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 90% of peers
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
more than 85% of peers
Intestinal Obstruction
more than 74% of peers

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10  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Critical Care Surgery
  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

51  Conditions Treated

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25  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endoscopic Sphincterotomy and Papillotomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal

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  • American University Of The Caribbean School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • St. John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit MI
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Surgical - Critical Care, Duke University Hospital, Durham NC
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Kumash Patel, MD
Dr Patel was awesome! He has great bedside manner. Thoroughly discusses with you about YOUR condition. I highly recommend! Very professional and personable. I could tell after surgery that he has great surgical skills above all. My cuts are minimal in appearance. Once my body heals I should...Read More
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Phoenix, AZ – Mar 16, 2017
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He was very well versed and educated, and knew exactly what he was doing and helped me recover from my surgery in a very amazing manner. He made sure I understood everything that was going on and explained my condition to me in a way I would feel comfortable with my surgery without being...Read More
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Jesse M in Peoria, AZ – Jan 28, 2016
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Dr has a calm, caring persona. Emergency appendectomy went well, and attribute that to his skill. The follow up appointment, meeting his kind + helpful staff was very positive. I'll keep his contact info for any future needs. AM
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AM in Glendale – Jan 09, 2016
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