Dr. Suma Kamath, MD

Dr. Suma Kamath, MD

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Pediatric Gastroenterology  |  
Female  |  
39 y/o
(20)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Suma Kamath, MD is a pediatric gastroenterology doctor who practices in Flushing, NY. She is 39 years old and has been practicing for 13 years. Read her story

NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Queens

2619 Francis Lewis Blvd

Flushing, NY 11358
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthFirst
  • Locals (any local)
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicaid
  • MVP Health Care

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Constipation
very high
more than 98% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
high
more than 87% of peers
Gastritis
high
more than 85% of peers

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Dr. Kamath's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kamath "After receiving a B.A. in human biology and anthropology at Emory University in just three years, Dr. Suma Kamath completed her medical degree (M.D.) at University of Tennessee Health Science Center in her hometown of Memphis, Tennessee. She completed her pediatric residency at St. Vincent's Hospital Manhattan and then went on to complete her pediatric gastroenterology fellowship at New York-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital at Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Kamath is dedicated to her patients and their parents and makes the process of managing a child's illness easier through compassion and communication. She enjoys working with children, their families, their schools, and their pediatricians to figure out what works best for each individual child. She takes great joy in using her medical knowledge to improve the daily lives of children with digestive diseases. Dr. Kamath has a special interest in eosiniphilic esophagitis and a personal interest in inflammatory bowel disease. She has also joined the multidisciplinary team at the Center for Digestive Diseases and Swallowing Disorders at NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens so that children and infants with swallowing or feeding difficulties can benefit from the expertise of a pediatric gastroenterologist, swallow therapist, and nutritionist all at one central location. Dr. Kamath clinical interests also include nutrition, constipation, and gastroesophageal reflux disease. Dr. Kamath is trained in performing diagnostic and interventional endoscopic procedures in children of all ages with gastrointestinal diseases. This includes: esophagogastroduodenoscopy, colonoscopy, ileoscopy, polypectomy, percutaneous gastrostomy tube placement, sclerotherapy, variceal banding, endoscopic management of upper gastrointestinal bleeding, and foreign body removal."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kamath "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. "
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Specialties

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Pediatrics
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Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hernia
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Atresia
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Malnutrition
  • Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Disease
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy

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

  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • St Vincent's Med Ctr-Ny Med Coll
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • St Vincent's Med Ctr-Ny Med Coll
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Columbia University / College of Physicians And Surgeons
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kamath has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kamath's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kamath to family and friends
3.4
based on 20 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Kamath's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
Flushing, NY |
I would absolutely recommend Dr. Kamath. She has treated two of my sons and has provided excellent, attentive care. She is extremely detailed and patient in her explanations. I feel that she truly listens to my concerns and takes the time to explain things thoroughly. She also provides print outs of the information she shares so that I can refer to it later. If you are searching for a pediatric GI doctor, I would suggest considering Dr. Kamath.
in Astoria, NY |
I took my son Mustafa Ghauri to her . Let me tell you that she is an amazing doctor . She was able to figure out everything about my son that no other doctor was able to for 2 years. Amazing and understanding person . God Bless Her
in New York, ny |
This Doctor barely understands medicine much less a subspecialty... We went to her and she was obviously confused about our issues and got everything wrong. But she kept talking at future appointments, as though trying to convince herself that she was right...and kid was super-sick. Don't ever listen to this woman...stay away!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Kamath accepts 17 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
    GHI PPO
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Fidelis Care
    Fidelis Care HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthFirst
    Neighborhood Health Providers
  • Locals (any local)
  • MagnaCare
    MagnaCare PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MVP Health Care
    MVP Health Care PPO
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Kamath has admitting privileges

NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens
56 45 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
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