Dr. Nitin Kumar, MD

Dr. Nitin Kumar, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
36 y/o

Accepting new patients

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.

Bariatric Endoscopy Institute Gastroenterology & Weight Management

1450 W Lake St Ste 101

Addison, IL 60101
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Accepted insurance

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

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Dr. Kumar's Experience

Dr. Kumar's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Gastroenterology
  • Board certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Obesity Medicine

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Colon Disorders
  • Constipation
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Surgical Weight Loss
  • Ulcer
  • Weight Gain
  • Weight-Related Conditions


  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Intragastric Balloon System Insertion
  • ORBERA™ Intragastric Balloon System Insertion
  • Post Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery
  • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Weight Loss Management
  • Weight Loss Revisional Surgery
  • Weight Maintenance

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
  • Univ Of Il Coll Of Med
    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
based on 11 total reviews (1 with a comment)
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)
in Boston, MA |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Kumar accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS

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Hospitals where Dr. Kumar has admitting privileges

HSHS St. John's Hospital
800 East Carpenter Street
Springfield, IL 62769
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Elmhurst Memorial Hospital
155 E Brush Hill Rd
Elmhurst, IL 60126
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