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Dr. Shashi Kumar, MD

Allergy & Immunology ·  Male · Age 60

Dr. Kumar

Dr. Shashi Kumar, MD is an allergy & immunology specialist in Huntsville, AL and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Jjm Medical College, Davangere, Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Sciences in 1981 and specializes in allergy & immunology.


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(256) 539-6536

Dr. Kumar accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Kumar's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Allergic Reaction
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kumar treats Allergic Reaction more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Kumar treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Allergic Rhinitis
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kumar treats Allergic Rhinitis more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Kumar treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Common Variable Immune Deficiency (CVID)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kumar treats Common Variable Immune Deficiency (CVID) more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Kumar treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Kumar's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Sinusitis
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Allergic Asthma
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Fungal Sinusitis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Reactions to Food
  • Allergic Reactions to Insect Stings
  • Allergic Reactions to Medications
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergic Rhinoconjunctivitis
  • Allergies
  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Shots for Insect Stings
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Anaphylactic Egg Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Fish Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Food Allergies
  • Anaphylactic Milk and Dairy Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Peanut Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Shell Fish Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Tree Nut Allergy
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Angioedema
  • Animal Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Asthma-Related Cough
  • Asthmatic Bronchitis
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Bronchitis
  • Cholinergic Urticaria
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Common Variable Immune Deficiency (CVID)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Food
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Desensitization
  • Deviated Septum
  • Drug or Food Challenge
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Cosmetics
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Metals
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Exercise-Induced Asthma
  • Eye Infections
  • Genetic Predisposition to Asthma
  • Hives
  • Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • IgA Deficiency
  • Immunodeficiency Syndromes
  • Itchy Skin
  • Latex Allergy
  • Patch Testing
  • Penicillin Allergy
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Allergy
  • Toxic Effect of Venom

About Me

Care Philosophy

We offer current, state-of-the-art methods in asthma and allergy treament including: Allergic rhinitis, Asthma, Food allergy, Drug allergy, Stinging insect allergy, Latex allergy, Urticaria (hives), Rush Immunotherapy and Vocal Cord Dysfunction. It i...

Specialties

  • Allergy & Immunology

Education

1994
National Jewish and Fitzsimons Army Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
1986
Lloyd Noland Hospital
Residency Hospital
1981
Jjm Medical College, Davangere, Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Sciences
Medical School
1994
1986
1981

Dr. Kumar's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kumar

3.6

Based on 11 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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(3)

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I would rank Dr. Kumar, his nurse practitioners, nurses, and office staff all 5 STARS. Dr. Kumar and the nurse practioners listen to what I share and work to provide the best treatment possible. I wish all my doctors and their staff were as conscientious and pleasant to work with.
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Dr. Kumar is a great doctor that listens and works with you for a treatment plan.
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He will explain why you have something and how if possible. He is willing to spend a lot of time with the patient.
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15+ years and had been satisfied with him until just recently. Developed chronic, persistent cough. Has been almost 3 months since slept. Fitbit bracelet states awaken 17 average each nite. Pleaded with him to prescribe cough syrup to help sleep. He refused stating syrup I need is addictive. 60...Read More
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