Dr. Samuel Kumar, MD

Dr. Samuel Kumar, MD

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Cardiology  ·  
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73 y/o
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Dr. Samuel Kumar, MD is a cardiology specialist in Riverside, CA and has been practicing for 43 years. He specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.

Samuel P. Kumar, M.D., F.A.C.C.

7117 Brockton Ave

Riverside, CA 92506
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Kumar performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
high
more than 89% of peers
Chest Pain
high
more than 86% of peers
Vascular Disease
high
more than 79% of peers

Dr. Kumar's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kumar "Our Cardiac Testing Department is staffed with technicians highly trained in performing any required test your cardiologist has requested. Our cardiac technicians will provide you with instructions you will need to know to perform your test and to ensure your well-being."

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

3  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

42  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

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18  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Government Medical College Jammu, Jammu University
    Medical School | Graduated 1969
  • St Johns Riverside Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1970
  • Queens Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Queens Hospital Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1975

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kumar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

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.

St. Bernardine Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Patient Safety 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

2.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kumar to family and friends
5 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Kumar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Love this doctor! Have had him for 6 years + and hes performed several procedures on me. Great bedside manner and very trustworthy.
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Two weeks- didn't return 2 emails. Turns out he doesn't use a computer. Asked me about lab work being done and past heart tests which I had from his clinic so he has on the computer. Didn't know about descent research and fields of study in cardiology. Was not willing to discuss next steps. Rude.
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