Dr. Pranat Kumar, MD

Dr. Pranat Kumar, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
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Age 42
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Dr. Pranat Kumar, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Poughkeepsie, NY and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama At Birmingham in 2004 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery and general surgery.

21 Reade Pl Ste 3100

Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Contact Information

(845) 214-1800

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Kumar's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Abscess
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kumar treats Abscess more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Kumar treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Anal Abscess
  • Anal/Rectal Abscess
  • Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
  • Brain Abscess
  • Breast Abscess
  • Cerebellar Abscess
  • Colovaginal Fistula
  • Dental Abscess
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Laryngeal Abscess
  • Liver Abscess
  • Lung Abscess
  • Pancreatic Abscess
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Perianal Abscess
  • Pericolic Abscess
  • Perirectal Abscess
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Prostatic Abscess
  • Rectal Abscess
  • Renal Abscess
  • Retroperitoneal Abscess
  • Retropharyngeal Abscess
Intestinal Abscess
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kumar treats Intestinal Abscess more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Kumar treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Intestinal Obstruction
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kumar treats Intestinal Obstruction more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Kumar treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Intussusception
  • Paralytic Ileus

Dr. Kumar's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Anorectal Abscess
Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Cancer
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colectomy
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon Cancer
Colon Polyp
Colonic Diverticulosis
Colonic Volvulus
Colonoscopy
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Diverticulitis
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Fecal Incontinence
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Colectomy
Laparoscopic Rectal Surgery
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Meckel's Diverticulum
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pilonidal Cyst
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance
Pruritus Ani
Rectal Cancer
Rectal Diseases
Rectal Prolapse
Rectovaginal Fistula
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
Sphincterotomy
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Ventral Hernia

About Me

Care Philosophy

We are committed to providing our patients with prompt, forward-looking, courteous and personalized care.

Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

  • St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
    Fellowship Hospital
  • Nyu Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
  • Nyu Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
  • 2004
    University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School
    2004
  • 1998
    Emory University
    Undergraduate School
    1998

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Dr. Kumar's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kumar

4.0

Based on 16 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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Doctor Kumar does not know how to communicate with his patients. I had 2 surgeries with him and was never given any discharge instructions. In fact the last surgery, he did not even come out to speak with my husband. Every follow up I had with him, I felt like he cared less and less. Do...Read More
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Dr. Kumar did surgery on my wife. She had complications after a week and called his office. He would not get on the phone. His nurse would only get on the phone or do the follow ups. Later after a trip to the emergency room that weekend he told the ER doctor he would see my wife the next business...Read More
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Was not interested in dealing with patient when complications ensued after surgery. Had to have emergency surgery. No consideration.
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Dr. Kumar performed Emergency Surgery on me at Northern Dutchess Hospital for a bowel preforation. Dr. Kumar saved my life. He was very professional, knowledgeable and explained everything to my family. I cannot say enough about this doctor, he will perform my follow up surgery in April. I...Read More
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I visited several doctors before I found Dr. Kumar, and I wish I found him first. Dr. Kumar's knowledge, and overall professionalism gave me a lot of confidence in his ability to perform the surgery I required. I highly recommend Dr. Pranat Kumar!
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Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Fidelis Care
Fidelis Care HMO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
PHP-Physicians Health Plan
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Oxford Liberty
United Healthcare

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