Dr. Suma Kamath, MD

Dr. Suma Kamath, MD

Pediatric Gastroenterology  ·  
Female  ·  
39 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Suma Kamath, MD is a pediatric gastroenterology specialist in Flushing, NY and has been practicing for 7 years. She specializes in pediatric gastroenterology and pediatrics.Read her story

NewYork-Presbyterian Queens

2619 Francis Lewis Blvd

Flushing, NY 11358
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Insurance Accepted

  • 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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Top Care Areas

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

very high
more than 98% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
more than 87% of peers
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. "

2  Specialties

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Pediatrics

2  Board Certifications

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

63  Conditions Treated


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6  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.


  • 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
20 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

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Dr. Kamath's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

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...more
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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
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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...more
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