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Dr. Ramesh Kumar, MD

Rheumatology ·  Male · Age 59

Dr. Kumar

Dr. Ramesh Kumar, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Toms River, NJ and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Guru Nanak Hosp & Medical School in 1983 and specializes in rheumatology.


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(732) 505-2888

Dr. Kumar accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Amerihealth
Local Value Network EPO
Local Value Network HMO
Local Value Network HMO+
Local Value Network POS+
Local Value Network PPO
Regional Pref Network EPO
Regional Pref Network HMO
Regional Pref Network HMO+
Regional Pref Network POS+
Regional Pref Network PPO
CareOregon
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
GHI PPO
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Health Net
Medicaid
Tricare
HealthPlus
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Direct Access
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Humana
Tricare
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
MagnaCare
MagnaCare PPO
Medica
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
POMCO Group
QualCare
QualCare HMO
QualCare PPO
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Medicaid
Oxford Liberty
United Healthcare
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid

Background Check

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

Treatment Frequency
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kumar treats Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Kumar treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kumar treats Arthritis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Kumar treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kumar treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Kumar treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Kumar's conditions and procedures:

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Familial Mediterranean Fever
  • Felty's Syndrome
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Infusion Therapy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Ramesh Kumar has been practicing rheumatology since 2000 in Toms River, NJ. He offers personal and professional care to his patients. He strives to continue to stay up to date with rapidly advancing medications and treatment options for rheumatic diseases

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

Education

2000
University Of Alabama At Birmingham
Fellowship Hospital
1996
Mt Sinai/Queens Hospital
Residency Hospital
1989
London School Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
1983
Guru Nanak Hosp & Medical School
Medical School
2000
1996
1989
1983

Languages

  • Hindi
  • English

Awards

Dr. Kumar's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kumar

2.8

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
41.666666666666664%
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4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
8.333333333333334%
(1)
1 Star
50%
(6)

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I was being shuffled around between all different types of Drs and tests for 5 years with no one to offer any answers or pain relief. After 2 visits with Dr Kumar and minimal tests, he gave me a diagnoses and treatment that has saved me from horrible pain. I am very pleased with his care and his...Read More
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I have been seeing Dr. Kumar for several years and can't say enough positive things about him! He is an extremely knowledgeable and caring doctor.
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Horrible Doctor. Can't understand him and he gets fusterated because of it. No help what so ever.
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    • Mon: 8:15am - 3:15pm
    • Tue: 8:15am - 3:15pm
    • Wed: 8:15am - 3:15pm
    • Thu: 8:15am - 3:15pm
    • Fri: 8:15am - 3:15pm
    • Sat: closed
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