Dr. Maya Kumar, MD

Pediatric Medicine •  Female • Age 36
  
Dr. Kumar
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7910 Frost St Ste 350 San Diego, CA 92123

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Dr. Maya Kumar, MD is a Pediatric Medicine Specialist in San Diego, CA and has over 12 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from University of Alberta medical school in 2008. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Kumar to book an appointment.


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Dr Kumar has always been an excellent doctor for us. She takes her time during each appointment and has been very helpful and attentive.
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not only a horrible doctor but a horrible person. do not trust her. she will ruin your life
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Gives questionable advice. Claims she did more than she actually did during the visit which results in an inflated bill.
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San Diego, CA – Dec 08, 2018
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I can't imagine seeing a better physician. Dr. Kumar is kind, warm and supportive. I highly recommend her.
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  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Biography

Maya Kumar, MD, is a board-certified pediatrician and adolescent medicine physician who specializes in treating young people ages 10 to 26. She is part of a UC San Diego Health program that gives teens and their families the option of continuing with their pediatrician or transferring to a doctor that specializes in teenagers’ unique physical, social and emotional conditions. Dr. Kumar has a special interest in adolescent sexual health and gynecologic care (including contraception and menstrual problems) and is a certified provider of subdermal implants for long-acting birth control. She also has experience caring for children and adolescents who struggle with weight and emotional eating, as well as those who have anxiety, depression, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and similar health concerns.

At UC San Diego School of Medicine, Dr. Kumar serves as the adolescent medicine medical education liaison and the adolescent medicine rotation site coordinator for the Pediatric Residency Program. She is also active in training medical students and residents in the care of adolescents using a biopsychosocial approach. 

Dr. Kumar is frequently invited to speak to pediatric providers about unique health issues faced by adolescents and young adults. She has created educational videos and has taught webinars for general pediatricians about adolescent vaccines. She has also presented her work at international conferences and has won several research awards. Her research has been published in Maternal and Child Health, the Journal of Primary Prevention, the Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, and the Journal of Eating Disorders. She is also a reviewer for several peer-reviewed journals.

Prior to joining UC San Diego Health, Dr. Kumar was an attending physician at the Pediatric Emergency Department at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto.

Dr. Kumar completed fellowships in adolescent medicine at University of Toronto and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. She earned her medical degree from the University of Alberta Medical School in Edmonton, Canada and is board-certified in general pediatrics and adolescent medicine. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP), and a member of several professional societies, including the Society of Adolescent Health and Medicine.

When she is not at work, Dr. Kumar is an active member of the San Diego County Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, volunteering her time for community-based initiatives promoting pediatric and adolescent health. 
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Specialties

  • Pediatric Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Adolescent Medicine
  • Pediatrics

Education

2008
University of Alberta
Medical School

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Dr. Kumar accepts the following insurance:

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Advantage-CA PPO
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Blue Cross (CACare) - Individual-CA HMO
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Dignity Health EPO / PPO-CA
Dignity Health PHC EPO & HDP/HSA-CA
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Gold (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
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Gold Advantage-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Gold Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Lumenos Plans-CA PPO
Major Risk Medical Insurance Program (MRMIP) - Prudent Buyer-CA PPO
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Dr. Kumar's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acne
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Asthma
  • Back Pain
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cervicitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Constipation
  • Cough
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fever
  • Food Poisoning
  • Fungal Infections
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hair Loss
  • Headache
  • Hearing Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Immunization Administration
  • Insomnia
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Nausea
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Obesity
  • Otitis Media
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pap Smear
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pediatric Obesity
  • Pediatric Overweight
  • Pharyngitis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Plantar Wart
  • Pneumonia
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sore Throat
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Tension Headache
  • Throat Pain
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Tinnitus
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vertigo
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Warts
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wheezing

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None7910 Frost St Ste 350 San Diego, CA 92123
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