Dr. Shashi Kumar, MD

Dr. Shashi Kumar, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
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Age 61
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Dr. Shashi Kumar, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Clairton, PA and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Institute Of Medical Sciences, Varanasi, Banaras Hindu University in 1980 and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

1200 Brooks Ln Ste G10

Clairton, PA 15025

Contact Information

(412) 469-5914

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MultiPlan
  • UPMC

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Top Care Areas

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

Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers
Ulcer
very high
more than 95% of peers
Diarrhea
very high
more than 95% 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.

2  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

82  Conditions Treated

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9  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Institute Of Medical Sciences, Varanasi, Banaras Hindu University
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Metrohealth Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Pittsburgh Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Pittsburgh
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kumar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kumar's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kumar to family and friends
24 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (20)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Kumar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

Dr. Kumar and his staff are excellent! I have been a patient for many years....he is always very very thorough and has a great bedside manner. I recently had surgery...this was my first surgery ever...and Dr. Kumar eased my mind and referred me to a fantastic surgeon. The nurses and office staff...more
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Dr. Kumar is wonderful! I have been dealing with pancreatitis for several years, seeing multiple doctors, and getting no real answers as to the probable cause. Dr. Kumar is the first doctor to really take the initiative to figure out what is going on, and I can't thank him enough for this.
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I can't say enough good things about Dr. Kumar. I first met him 18 years ago when my dad was a patient at Jefferson Hospital. He was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, it was a stab to mine and my moms heart. Dr. Kumar was the one who had to tell us the devastating news. We were hysterical as you...more
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Dr. Kumar is the greatest. He is extremely knowledgeable, compassionate, patient, and professional. I know my health is in the best, competent hands when he is performing my procedures. His office staff is also so helpful when scheduling appointments and refilling medications. The staff at the...more
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I have been a patient of Dr. Kumar for over 10 years. I absolutely love this doctor. He is patient and very compassionate. He takes the time to explain everything before and after all procedures. If you have any questions, he is very accommodating and ensures that you understand.
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