Dr. Sonal Kumar, MD

Dr. Sonal Kumar, MD

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Gastroenterology  ·  
Female  ·  
37 y/o
(7)

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Dr. Sonal Kumar, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 6 years. She specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.Read her story

Weill Cornell Digestive and Liver Diseases

1305 York Ave

New York, NY 10021
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Health Net
  • HealthFirst

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Top Care Areas

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

Hepatitis C
very high
more than 99% of peers
Viral Hepatitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
very high
more than 98% 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.

Dr. Kumar's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kumar "Dr. Sonal Kumar graduated summa cum laude from Washington University in St. Louis in 2002 and obtained her medical degree in 2006 from Washington University School of Medicine. She subsequently completed internal medicine internship and residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital - Washington University School of Medicine and then Gastroenterology and Hepatology fellowship at Brigham and Women's Hospital - Harvard University. During fellowship, she also received her Master of Public Health from the Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Kumar is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology/Hepatology. Dr. Kumar is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and currently is the Director of Clinical Hepatology at Weill Cornell Medical College. Her clinical interests include non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, viral hepatitis, genetic/autoimmune liver disease and alcoholic liver disease. Dr. Kumar also has a background in clinical research and is involved in multiple clinical trials. She is a member of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, the European Association for the Study of the Liver, the Empire Liver Foundation, and the American College of Gastroenterology. Dr. Kumar also routinely performs upper endoscopy and colonoscopy. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kumar "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. "

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*

66  Conditions Treated

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4  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • Harvard School Of Public Health
    Medical School | Graduated 2012
  • Washington Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Brigham and Womens Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kumar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kumar's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kumar to family and friends
7 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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

Dr. Kumar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

She is friendly, down to earth and a very good doctor. She takes her time talking to you and explaining things and she also follows up to make sure things are done correctly and the patient is kept informed.
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I am in a clinical trial at Weill Cornell for cancer. Dr. Sonal Kumar has taken care of any side issues with my gastrointestinal tract and liver. She also does my colonoscopies. I could try to find someone at home, Charleston, SC., but have tremendous faith in her. She listens, helps me find...more
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Doctor good, anesthesiologist bad
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