Dr. Sumit Kumar, MD

Dr. Sumit Kumar, MD

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Dr. Sumit Kumar, MD is a nephrology specialist in Dallas, TX and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from All-India Institute Of Medical Sciences, All-India Institute Of Medical Sciences in 1991 and specializes in nephrology, nephrology & hypertension, and more.Read his story

9900 N Central Expy Ste 215

Dallas, TX 75231

Contact Information

(214) 396-4950

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Gout
very high
more than 99% of peers
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
very high
more than 99% 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. Sumit Kumar is a board-certified nephrologist with more than 18 years of experience serving patients with complex kidney problems and hypertension. He trained at the premier nephrology fellowship program in Denver, Colorado and is one of the few trained interventional nephrologists in Dallas-Fort Worth. He has a special interest in treating patients with chronic kidney disease and complex hypertension, electrolyte, and glomerular disorders. Dr. Kumar is actively involved in education and nephrology research, and he advises large corporations about new drug development and technologies to treat kidney disease."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kumar "Dr. Kumar ardently believes in "Service before Self," and the group practices cutting-edge, comprehensive, and compassionate care in a concierge environment. He and his partners are aggressive about preventing the progression of chronic kidney disease using the latest strategies and state-of-the art technology. Dr. Kumar says, "I listen intently to my patients and do my best to make things less complicated. Kidney disease can be very serious, so I strive to be reassuring and compassionate while guiding them through their options.""

6  Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology & Hypertension
  • Renal Dialysis Technology
  • Renal Metabolic Disorders
  • Renal Physiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

49  Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Electrolyte Disorders
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Failure
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Small Kidney
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
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21  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • All-India Institute Of Medical Sciences, All-India Institute Of Medical Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • All India Institute Of Medical Sciences
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • SUNY Upstate Medical University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • University Hospital SUNY Upstate Medical University
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Indiana University / School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Suny Health Science Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Colorado Health Science Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kumar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Kumar does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Kumar and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Kumar's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kumar to family and friends
9 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Kumar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Awesome doctor! Well aquainted in his profession... Will recommend him to friends and family.
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Dr. Kumar has been a god send. He is very professional and knowledgeable. He is the type of doctor who really listens to you and addresses all of your concerns from start to finish. He takes the time to make sure that you understand exactly what is going on with your kidney health. I would...more
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Dr. Kumar is the consummate professional - technically expert and fully engaged with his patient. At my appointments, he is fully prepared, and is knowledgeable and wholly conversant in my history, treatment, and status. He is caring, and takes whatever time is needed with me. Because he is...more
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Dr Kumar is very thorough and knowledgeable. He reviewed my case in great detail to provde the beat and most complete care. He and his Staff are thoughtful, personal and caring.
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I have been a patient of Dr. Sumit Kumar for more than 3 years. I satisfied with his professional knowledge of my health issues. I can recommend his services to my family members and closed friends.
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