Dr. Shashi Kumar, MD

Dr. Shashi Kumar, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 61
(23)
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Dr. Shashi Kumar, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Clairton, PA. He is 61 years old and has been practicing for 38 years.

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
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UPMC

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Top Care Areas

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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

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
2

Board Certifications

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

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatitis D
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Mesenteric Panniculitis
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Anoscopy
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Manometry

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kumar to family and friends
4.5
based on 23 total reviews (9 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 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 (9)

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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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in Canonsburg, PA |
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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in Pittsburgh, PA |
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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in Pittsburgh, PA |
Dr. Kumar and staff were fantastic. The prep drink that you need to take before your test cost me $80, with insurance and tasted so nasty that I got sick on it. Dr. Kumar told me about a prep drink that a lot of doctors use, Gatorade and a laxative powder, costs under $15. It did the trick and...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Kumar accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UPMC
    UPMC PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Kumar has admitting privileges

Jefferson Regional Medical Center
565 Coal Valley Rd
Jefferson Hills, PA 15025
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