Dr. Nitin Kumar, MD

Dr. Nitin Kumar, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
36 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Nitin Kumar, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Addison, IL and has been practicing for 4 years. He specializes in gastroenterology, obesity medicine, and more.Read his story

Bariatric Endoscopy Institute Gastroenterology & Weight Management

1450 W Lake St Ste 101

Addison, IL 60101
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Gastroenterology Procedures
more than 20% of peers
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
more than 10% of peers
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
more than 9% 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.

Dr. Kumar's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kumar "Nitin Kumar MD is a gastroenterologist and bariatric endoscopist. He is dedicated to helping patients who need a gastroenterologist, screening for colon cancer, or help in managing weight without surgery. Dr. Kumar trained in Internal Medicine at Washington University in Saint Louis. He completed fellowships in Gastroenterology and in Advanced Endoscopy at Harvard Medical School/Brigham & Women's Hospital. While there, he worked in the Weight Management clinic for medical weight loss. Dr. Kumar has participated in several clinical trials for endoscopic weight loss procedures, published several papers, and spoken at national meetings. Dr. Kumar has completed the Program in Clinical Effectiveness at the Harvard School for Public Health. He also received an award from the Harvard Medical School Academy for Teaching and Learning for his work in tutoring the medical students at Harvard Medical School."
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3  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Obesity Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

22  Conditions Treated

13  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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.


  • Saint Louis University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Washington University In Saint Louis
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Washington University In Saint Louis
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Brigham & Women's Hosp Harvard Med Sch
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014
  • Harvard Medical School (Massachusetts General Hospital / Brigham and Women's Hospital)
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kumar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kumar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kumar to family and friends
11 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Kumar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

This doctor profoundly improved my life by helping me with my weight loss surgery. He was polite, highly skilled, compassionate, attentive and caring. I can not recommend him highly enough
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