Dr. Priya Kumthekar, MD

Dr. Priya Kumthekar, MD

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Dr. Priya Kumthekar, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Chicago, IL. She has been practicing for 10 years.

Northwestern Medical Group

675 N Saint Clair St Ste 20-100

Chicago, IL 60611
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas

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Brain Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kumthekar ""Better people means better experiences. Our care team is committed to delivering results that change lives." "
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Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Oncology
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Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • All Lymphoma
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Chronic Pain
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Dementia
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Melanoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myelopathy
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Polymyositis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Retina Diseases
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skull Base Tumor
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Plasmapheresis

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.

Education

  • Northeastern Ohio Medical University
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kumthekar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kumthekar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kumthekar to family and friends
3.4
based on 10 total reviews
Dr. Kumthekar'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
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Kumthekar accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HAP Insurance
    Health Alliance PPO
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Priority Health
    Priority PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Kumthekar has admitting privileges

Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital
660 N Westmoreland Rd
Lake Forest, IL 60045
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Northwestern Memorial Hospital
251 E Huron St
Chicago, IL 60611
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