Dr. Rishi Kumar, MD

Dr. Rishi Kumar, MD

OphthalmologyMaleAge 46

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(502) 373-1099


Dr. Rishi Kumar, MD is a Ophthalmology Specialist in Louisville, KY. He is affiliated with Uofl Health Jewish Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Kumar to book an appointment.


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Kumar Eye Institute

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Kumar Eye Institute4940 Hazelwood Ave Ste 201 Louisville, KY 40214
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    • Mon: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Kumar Eye Institute1348 Poplar Level Rd Louisville, KY 40217
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    • Mon: closed
    • Tue: closed
    • Wed: closed
    • Thu: closed
    • Fri: 8:30am - 12:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Recent Reviews Reviews made in the last 30 days. See reviews
  • Low Wait Times Patients are usually seen in 10 minutes or less.

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Dr. Kumar's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kumar

5.0

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  • Explained conditions well (19)
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    great
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    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
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    Dennis W. – Jan 22, 2021
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    Great
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
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    Carol H. – Jan 22, 2021
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    very good
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
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    Hasmukh P. – Jan 21, 2021
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    great
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
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    Anonymous – Jan 21, 2021
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    everything was well explained, all everyone was courteous, and polite.
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
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    No results
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    C. M. – Jan 21, 2021
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    great
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
    What could be improved
    No results
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    Rodney L. – Jan 21, 2021
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    fantastic
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
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    Anonymous – Jan 21, 2021
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    awesome
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
    What could be improved
    No results
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    Cari T. – Jan 21, 2021
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    Awesoome!
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
    What could be improved
    No results
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    Robert W. – Jan 21, 2021
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    see above
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
    What could be improved
    No results
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    Anonymous – Jan 20, 2021
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    The experience is always great
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
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    Mary H. – Jan 20, 2021
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    awespmw
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
    What could be improved
    No results
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    I0hn C. – Jan 20, 2021
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    good
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
    What could be improved
    No results
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    William V. – Jan 19, 2021
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    great
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
    What could be improved
    No results
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    Lamont E. – Jan 19, 2021
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    very good
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
    What could be improved
    No results
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    Anonymous – Jan 19, 2021
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    The tech that conducted all my tests was great!
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
    What could be improved
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    Denise M. – Jan 15, 2021
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    very nice/ explained dx to me/ staff was plesant too.
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
    What could be improved
    No results
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    Brenda S. – Jan 15, 2021
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    everything was good
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
    What could be improved
    No results
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    D. R. – Jan 14, 2021
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    wish all my med visits were this nicely handled
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
    What could be improved
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    George Y. – Jan 14, 2021
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    Genuine and he really cares about whats going on.
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
    What could be improved
    No results
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    Lettisha C. – Dec 04, 2020
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    Experience and Background Checks

    Experience
    Background

    Background Check

    Healthgrades does not collect malpractice claims information for Kentucky
    No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
    No board actions found for the years we collect data
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    Check Dr. Kumar's experience treating your condition or procedure

    Dr. Kumar's Top Procedures and Conditions

    Treatment Frequency
    Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    high
    high

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Kumar treats Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis) more than 86% of his peers

    Dr. Kumar treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

    Eyelid Disorders
    normal
    normal

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Kumar treats Eyelid Disorders more than 56% of his peers

    Dr. Kumar treats this condition more than 56% of his peers

    Eye Infections
    normal
    normal

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Kumar treats Eye Infections more than 46% of his peers

    Dr. Kumar treats this condition more than 46% of his peers

    Dr. Kumar's conditions and procedures:

    • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
    • Allergic Conjunctivitis
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Benign Tumor
    • Brain Disorders
    • Cancer
    • Cornea Surgery
    • Corneal Diseases
    • Diplopia
    • Eye Cancer
    • Eye Infections
    • Eye Surgery
    • Eyelid Disorders
    • Headache
    • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
    • Migraine
    • Nystagmus
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Retina Diseases
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Strabismus
    • Thyroid Disease
    • Ulcer
    • Vascular Disease
    • Visual Field Defects
    • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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    Dr. Kumar accepts

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    (502) 373-1099

    Dr. Kumar accepts the following insurance:

    Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Anthem
    Anthem Essential-KY
    Balanced Blue Access-KY PPO
    Balanced Pathway-KY HMO
    Balanced Pathway-KY PPO
    Baptist HCA-KY
    Blue Access - UL1 Tiered Network-KY PPO
    Blue Access-KY
    Blue Access-KY PPO
    Blue Preferred-KY
    Blue Traditional-KY
    Bronze Blue Access w/HSA-KY PPO
    Bronze Blue Access-KY PPO
    Bronze Pathway for HSA-KY HMO
    Bronze Pathway w/HSA - SG-KY HMO
    Bronze Pathway w/HSA-KY PPO
    Bronze Pathway X for HSA-KY HMO
    Bronze Pathway X-KY HMO
    Bronze Pathway- SG-KY HMO
    Bronze Pathway-KY HMO
    Bronze Pathway-KY PPO
    Bronze Pathway-KY PPO Plus
    Catastrophic Pathway X-KY HMO
    Catastrophic Pathway-KY HMO
    Gold Blue Access-KY PPO
    Gold Pathway - SG-KY HMO
    Gold Pathway X-KY HMO
    Gold Pathway-KY HMO
    Gold Pathway-KY PPO
    Gold Pathway-KY PPO Plus
    Kentucky Employees Health Plan (KEHP)
    KentuckyOne-KY
    Lumenos Plans-KY
    Methodist Hospital-KY
    National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
    National (BlueCard) PPO
    Norton Healthcare Blue Access Tiered-KY PPO
    Pathway X-KY HMO
    Pathway-KY
    Pathway-KY HMO
    Platinum Blue Access-KY PPO
    Platinum Pathway - SG-KY HMO
    Platinum Pathway-KY PPO
    Platinum Pathway-KY PPO Plus
    Silver Blue Access w/HSA-KY PPO
    Silver Blue Access-KY PPO
    Silver Pathway for HSA-KY HMO
    Silver Pathway w/HSA - SG-KY HMO
    Silver Pathway w/HSA-KY PPO
    Silver Pathway X for HSA-KY HMO
    Silver Pathway X-KY HMO
    Silver Pathway- SG-KY HMO
    Silver Pathway-KY HMO
    Silver Pathway-KY PPO
    Silver Pathway-KY PPO Plus
    St. Joseph's-KY
    The Christ Hospital Health Network (TCHHN)-KY
    UK RHP-Regional Health Plan-KY
    UK-Indemnity-KY
    UK-KY EPO
    UK-KY PPO
    UK-Medicare Carve-Out-KY
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    HealthyBlue 2.0
    HealthyBlue Advantage
    Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
    Open Access Plus
    Coventry Health Care
    Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
    Medicaid
    Medical Mutual
    Medicare
    MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

    About Me

    Care Philosophy

    Excellent Eye Care With Compassion!

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Education

    2007
    University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    2002
    George Washington University
    Internship Hospital
    SUNY Hlth Sci Ctr Brooklyn, Ophthalmology Geo Washington Univ Sch Med, Internal Medicine
    Residency Hospital

    Languages

    • English
    • Hindi
    • Punjabi
    • Spanish

    Frequently Asked Questions

    How can I make an appointment with Dr. Rishi Kumar, MD?

    Call (502) 373-1099 to make an appointment. Click here for more information.

    Is Dr. Rishi Kumar, MD accepting new patients?

    Dr. Rishi Kumar, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Kumar's profile to make an appointment.

    Does Dr. Rishi Kumar, MD accept my insurance?

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    What are Dr. Rishi Kumar, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Kumar frequently treats Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis), Eyelid Disorders, and Eye Infections. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Kumar treats.

    Where is Dr. Rishi Kumar, MD's office located?

    Dr. Kumar's office is located at 4940 Hazelwood Ave Ste 201, Louisville, KY 40214. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

    What languages does Dr. Rishi Kumar, MD speak?

    Dr. Kumar speaks Punjabi, Spanish, and Hindi. View profile to see all.

    Does Dr. Rishi Kumar, MD offer telehealth services?

    Dr. Kumar has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

    Affiliated Hospitals

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    Uofl Health Jewish Hospital

    Louisville, KY

    65% Patient experience rating, 4% lower than the national average