Dr. Sonal Kumar, MD

Dr. Sonal Kumar, MD

Hepatology  ·  
Female  ·  
37 y/o

Accepting new patients

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

Weill Cornell Digestive and Liver Diseases

1305 York Ave

New York, NY 10021
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • HealthFirst
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • POMCO Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • VNS Choice

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Top Care Areas

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Viral Hepatitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
very high
more than 97% of peers
very high
more than 94% of peers

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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. "

3  Specialties

  • Hepatology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

12  Conditions Treated

  • Alcoholic Liver Disease
  • Autoimmune Liver Diseases
  • Biliary Cirrhosis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Genetic Diseases
  • Hepatitis
  • Liver Diseases and Disorders
  • Liver Enlargement
  • Liver Fibrosis
  • Liver Vein Outflow Obstruction
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Viral Hepatitis

9  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.


  • Washington Univ Sch of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Barnes - Jewish Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Barnes - Jewish Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Harvard School Of Public Health
    Medical School | Graduated 2012
  • 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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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...Read More
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Doctor good, anesthesiologist bad
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