Dr. Peninnah Kumar, DPM

Dr. Peninnah Kumar, DPM

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Podiatry  ·  
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34 y/o
(13)

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Dr. Peninnah Kumar, DPM is a podiatry specialist in Hermitage, TN and has been practicing for 5 years. She specializes in podiatry, podiatry sports medicine, and more.Read her story

Neuhaus Foot and Ankle PC

3901 Central Pike Ste 353

Hermitage, TN 37076
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicaid of Tennessee
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Plantar Fasciitis
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more than 71% of peers
Foot Conditions
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more than 57% of peers
Nail Avulsion and Excision
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more than 44% of peers

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Dr. Kumar's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kumar "Extensive training in diabetic wounds and limb salvage surgery."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kumar "My love of medicine and surgery brought me to the important and ever changing field of Podiatry. That love has grown into a passion to really help patients find the root of their foot issues and explore the best option to get them on the path to a healthy and enjoyable life. "

6  Specialties

  • Podiatry
  • Pediatric Podiatry
  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Podiatric Foot Surgery
  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Podiatry Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Podiatric Medicine

49  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Arch Disorders
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Bone Spur
  • Bunion
  • Bunionette
  • Burning Feet Syndrome
  • Chronic Non-Healing Wounds
  • Corn
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Diabetic Foot Conditions
  • Diabetic Ulcers
  • Flat Foot
  • Foot Callus
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Pain
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • High Arch
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Metatarsalgia
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Nail Diseases
  • Nerve Diseases
  • Nerve Pain
  • Nerve Tumors
  • Neuromas
  • Neuropathy
  • Paronychia
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Plantar Wart
  • Sever's Disease
  • Sports Injuries of the Foot
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Ulcer of Foot
  • Warts
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1  Procedures

  • Nail Avulsion and Excision

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • Alderson-Broaddus College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2006
  • Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2010
  • Atlanta VA Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • American Board of Podiatric Medicine
    Other Education | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
  • Various Techniques in Tarsal Coalition Resection, 2013

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kumar's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kumar

5.0

Based on 13 reviews

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Dr Kumar is an excellent physician. She LISTENS to her patients and stays involved in not only their podiatry needs, but also their overall health. She is always available and consistently provides exemplary care. I only wish I might have her as my ONLY physician.
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Bob Williams in Gainesboro, TN – Aug 28, 2018
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Dr Kumar performed Bunion surgery on my left foot in April. I followed all instructions on elevating, icing, and wound care. After 3 weeks I was back in a normal shoe and walking normal. After another week I was back at my F/T job which requires me to be on my feet on a concrete floor for 8 hrs a...Read More
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Mary B in Nashville, TN – Jun 27, 2018
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Good advice on my feet.
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James in Mount Juliet , TN – Jun 23, 2018
Thank you for the positive feedback, James!
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I've already recommended Dr. Kumar to my husband.
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Liz D. in Lebanon, TN – Jun 06, 2018
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She is personable, professional & always has a logical plan of action. Im walking & enjoying my life. Her assistant Threkeld is excellent professional & one of the best in his field. So happy this team keeps me walking!
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Sallye Hook in Old Hickory – Mar 14, 2018
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