Dr. Navin Kumar, MD

Dr. Navin Kumar, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 42
(56)
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Dr. Navin Kumar, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Highland, IN and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from University of Illinois At Chicago / College of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

9731 Prairie Ave

Highland, IN 46322

Contact Information

(219) 922-4900

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • HealthLink
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Top Care Areas

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Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ulcer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kumar "I am committed to providing the highest quality of care for all our patients. I will aim to provide an efficient and comprehensive evaluation of your digestive disorders through detailed history/physical/testing as needed.  Moreover, we hope to educate the patient and allow them to gain insight into their individual problems. The latter can help patients take an active role in treatment plans by understanding their respective illness all the while fostering the physician-patient relationship. The group has compassionately been serving Northwest Indiana for over 25 years."
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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

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

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Procedures

  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • ERCP With Spincterotomy
  • Esophageal Dilatation
  • Esophageal Stenting
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Non-Surgical Treatment of Hemorrhoids

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Indiana.

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 Center Feinberg School of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • University of Illinois At Chicago / College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • McGaw Medical Center-Northwestern University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • University of Arizona Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Georgetown University
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • St Luke's Award at St Margaret's Franciscan Health-"doctor of the year" in recognition by nurses and staff for patient care, 3/2012
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kumar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kumar to family and friends
4.6
based on 56 total reviews (19 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (56)

  • 5
    (49)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

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 (19)

Love Dr. Kumar! He is patient and explains things to you in easy terms. I have had two endoscopies now with him. The first time I was so nervous but it was over fast and I never even knew anything was happening. So the second time I got one I walked in confident and again no issues -easy peasy. ...more
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Is very concerned about your personnel health. Is very thorough and explains procedure completely before and after with results. Performed my colonoscopy and my wife's. Uses the latest equipment and never even knew it was done.
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Dr. Kumar is the best doctor around. He is very concerned about his patients and always takes the time to listen. He is a genius and I only wish there were more doctors out there like him. I trust him and have complete confidence that any of my concerns or issues will be handled by him. He treats...more
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Went in for a consultation for the first time. The office was not clean, the place is very run down. Got into the room fairly quickly, maybe waited about 10-15 min. Once in the room the Dr was in about 5 min later. The Dr himself is was not personable at all. Made me feel rushed and uncomfortable...more
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Dr. Kumar's diagnosis and the medicine prescribed truly changed my life. I feel 100% better, and am very confident in this doctor. The staff is so nice and caring. I had an issue with my insurance, and they were all very helpful in resolving my problem, including Dr. Kumar. I have never...more
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