Dr. Navin Kumar, MD

Dr. Navin Kumar, MD

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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.

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

See how frequently Dr. Kumar performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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

Dr. Kumar's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

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."

1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

2  Board Certifications

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

96  Conditions Treated

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18  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

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kumar to family and friends
63 total reviews (25 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (63)

  • 5
    (54)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (7)

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 (25)

Dr. Kumar is excellent. My colonoscopy's have been very comfortable procedures. I would highly recommend the SUPREP cleansing vs. the gallon prep (Medicare only pays for the gallon prep. I paid out of my pocket $93 for the SUPREP and was worth it). Dr. Kumar's instructions are easy. I prepared...more
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Dr. Navin Kumar is an excellent G.I. Doctor. I got into see him immediately not having to wait for 3 months like my old Doctor. He scheduled my endoscope for the first opening that week. Not only did he do the scope but he also did some biopsies when he was in there to make sure of some issues he...more
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Had my first colonoscopy (and was a bit anxious)! From consultation to procedure to follow-up I was very happy with Dr. KUMAR. He has just the right mix of the clinical and warmth. Everything went very well. I would highly recommend everyone over 50 years of age to get this lifesaving procedure. I...more
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Dr.Kumar is a fantastic dr. He takes his time and explains everything thoroughly. Sometimes the waiting is a bit lengthy but worth the wait. The office staff has gone above and beyond for my medical needs. I would recommend him to anyone. Keep up the good work.
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Dr. Kumar is professional. However, I feel as though he was quick to schedule me for an expensive EGD scope procedure upon my first visit. He scheduled an endoscopy to check for celiac diseaase even when I had been on a gluten free diet. I doubled checked with staff at the office, then said it...more
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