Dr. Sampath Kumar, MD
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Dr. Sampath Kumar, MD

General Surgery | Male

Sampath R Kumar MD 7517 6th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11209 Get Directions
(718) 630-5777

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Dr. Kumar specializes in General Surgery and practices in Brooklyn, NY. He practices at 1 location.

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    • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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    • How well provider listens and answers questions
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    • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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    Dr. Kumar's Office & Staff
    • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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    • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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    • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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    • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      16 – 30 minutes (19)
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    I didn't wait to see Dr Kumar. He may/may not be a great surgeon,but with 15-20 people in the waiting room signed in before me waiting to be seen (5 had same 3 o'clock appt I did), I wasn't waiting hours to find out. OVER,OVER-BOOKED!An overbooked waiting room is NOT an indication of a great dr, but rather a sign of poor booking.I couldn't get a straight answer for my simple question "How many people are ahead of me?" I asked again and got "a lot." Factory! I waited 3 wks for this.
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    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Abscess
    • Adrenal Gland Cancer
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Disorders
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anal Prolapse
    • Aneurysm
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Benign Tumor
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Diseases
    • Breast Lump
    • Burn Injuries
    • Cancer
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Constipation
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Empyema
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Esophageal Diverticulum
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Fracture
    • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Gallbladder Cancer
    • Gallstones
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Gynecologic Cancer
    • Head and Neck Cancer
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hernia
    • Hidradenitis
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Meckel's Diverticulum
    • Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
    • Partial Lung Collapse
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Second-Degree Burns
    • Small Intestine Cancer
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Testicular Cancer
    • Thrombosis
    • Thymomas
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Ulcer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Vascular Disease
    • Ventral Hernia

    Procedures Performed

    • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
    • Adrenalectomy
    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
    • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
    • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
    • Bile Duct Procedure
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Bladder Surgery
    • Bone Marrow Biopsy
    • Breast Reconstruction
    • Breast Surgical Procedure
    • Colectomy
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Cystectomy
    • Dialysis Access Procedures
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Esophagostomy
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision of Rectal Tumor
    • Excision of Skin Lesion
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Fecal Impaction Removal
    • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
    • Gallbladder Removal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
    • Gastrectomy
    • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Head and Neck Surgery
    • Heart Surgery
    • Hepatectomy
    • Hernia Repair
    • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Kidney Surgery
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Laparotomy
    • Lung Surgery
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Orchiectomy
    • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
    • Parathyroidectomy
    • Peripheral Artery Bypass
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
    • Puncture Aspiration
    • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
    • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
    • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
    • Skin Grafts
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Stomach Surgery
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Thyroidectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Vaginal Surgery
    • Vagotomy
    • Varicose Vein Procedure
    • Vascular Surgical Procedure
    • Wound Repair

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      Malpractice Claims

      No malpractice history found for New York.

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      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

    • Medical School
      Dr M.G.R. Medical University / Madras Medical College

      Graduated in 1976

    Awards & Recognition

    • Awards & Honors

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    • Media & Publications

      Dr. Kumar has no media or publications listed.

    Languages Spoken

    • English
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    Dr. Kumar's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in General Surgery
    • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
    • No malpractice claims found
    • No sanctions found
    • No board actions found
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    Dr. Kumar's Office & Staff

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes

    Experience with Dr. Kumar

    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients