Dr. Prem Kumar, MD

Dr. Prem Kumar, MD

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Gastroenterology  |  
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72 y/o
(24)

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Dr. Prem Kumar, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Mesa, AZ. He is 72 years old and has been practicing for 39 years.

Associated Desert Gastroenterologists PC

215 S Power Rd Ste 102

Mesa, AZ 85206
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Accepted insurance

  • 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

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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

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

Dr. Kumar does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Kumar and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kumar to family and friends
3.3
based on 24 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 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 (7)

in Mesa, AZ |
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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in MESA AZ |
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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in Apache Junction, Az/ |
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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in San Tan Valley, AZ |
Dr Kumar is wonderful. I have Crohns Disease and he has been amazing for the past 9 years. I highly recommend him.
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in Queen Creek |
Dr. Kumar was very good explaining the procedure and even asking about other conditions that I have; although not part of the procedure I was seeing him for at that time he gave me some very good advice on the unrelated condition which is also part of gastroenterology. I will be contacting him...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Kumar accepts 41 insurance carriers
  • AARP
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Motorola Health Plans
  • 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
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Blue Preferred PPO
    Federal Employee Program
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
    Open Access Plus PPO
  • City of Mesa Health Plan
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
  • Employers Dental Service
    EDS
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Health Choice of Arizona
    AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
  • Health Net
    Health Net PPO
    Medicaid
  • HealthCare Consortium of Arizona
  • Humana
    Gold
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • LifeWise
  • Lutheran Preferred
    Lutheran Preferred PPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Maricopa Foundation For Medical Care
  • Mayo Clinic
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Meritain Health
    Administrative Enterprises
  • MultiPlan
    RAN/AMN
  • One Health
  • Operating Engineers Health & Welfare Plan
  • PHCS
    PHCS PPO
  • Phoenix Health Plan
  • Physicians Mutual
  • Principal Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    PacifiCare HMO
    PacifiCare POS
    PacifiCare PPO
    United Healthcare
  • University Physicians
  • Unum

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Hospitals where Dr. Kumar has admitting privileges

Dignity Health - Mercy Gilbert Medical Center
3555 S Val Vista Dr
Gilbert, AZ 85297
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Banner Baywood Medical Center
6644 E Baywood Ave
Mesa, AZ 85206
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