Dr. Prem Kumar, MD

Dr. Prem Kumar, MD

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Gastroenterology  ·  
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72 y/o
(26)

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Dr. Prem Kumar, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Mesa, AZ and has been practicing for 39 years. He specializes in gastroenterology.

Associated Desert Gastroenterologists PC

215 S Power Rd Ste 102

Mesa, AZ 85206
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Arizona PHCS
  • Assurant Health
  • AZ Benefit Options
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
  • Banner Health
  • Bashas Benefit Trust
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Benefit Concepts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • City of Mesa Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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

Reflux Esophagitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Esophagitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Esophageal Diseases
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.

1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

2  Board Certifications

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

71  Conditions Treated

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4  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

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

  • S.N. Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1970
  • St. Mary Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1979

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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Dignity Health - Mercy Gilbert Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
General Surgery Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Kumar is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Kumar's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kumar to family and friends
26 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Kumar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

Dr. Kumar is wonderful. He is caring and assuring. His office staff is another thing. The openly argue, talk about patients loudly, and look as though they need to pay more attention to personal hygiene. Too bad such a good doctor has such a lousy staff.
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he is very gentle and explains things well
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I have great respect for Dr Kumar and his knowledge. He is gentle spoken and speaks directly. Other members of my family are seen by Dr Kumar and are doing very well under his care. The office staff is the best!
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Definitely an it standing Physician that goes the extra mile for ALL of his patients. I've dealt with gastrointestinal problems since I was an infant until now [ now 48 yes old ] from Illinois to Washington state now into the Valley not a better Doctor has been able to a blessing me qith [ ALL ]...more
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Doctor Kumar is the most soft spoken, gentlest doctor we have ever met!!!! He is so caring too! His bedside manner is excellent!!! He truly cares about helping his patients the best that he can. I have seen Doctor Kumar three times and will see him again soon. My husband now sees him and feels the...more
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