Dr. Sumit Kumar, MD

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Dr. Sumit Kumar, MD
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.

9900 N Central Expy Ste 215

Dallas, TX 75231

Contact Information

(214) 396-4950

Dr. Sumit Kumar, MD

Dr. Sumit Kumar, MD

Accepted insurance

  • 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
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Prime Health Services
  • Superior HealthPlan

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Care Philosophy

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."
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Dr. Kumar's Experience

Dr. Kumar's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Nephrology
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


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

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • 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
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis


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  • Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Angiography
  • Angioplasty
  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy
  • Dialysis
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dialysis Catheter Placement
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Embolization
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hemodialysis and IV Access Surgery
  • Kidney Stones Treatment
  • Kidney Transplant
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Renal Biopsy
  • Urinalysis

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.


  • 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

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Dr. Kumar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kumar to family and friends
based on 8 total reviews (6 with comments)
Dr. Kumar'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 (6)
in Garland, Texas |
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 recommend him for any patient who needs to see a kidney specialist.
in Ennis, TX |
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 knowledgeable re my medical history, and as my condition is complicated by other medical issues, he expertly manages my care - coordinating with my cardiologist, etal as appropriate. He is a great doctor.
in Dallas, TX |
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.
in Garland, Texas 75043 |
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.
in Dallas, TX |
I have been with Dr. Kumar for over three years and have complete confidence in his decisions and his professional care.
in Rowlett, TX |
Dr. Kumar has never rushed me, takes time to answer all of my questions, and I have total confidence in him.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Kumar accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
    Commercial HMO
    Medicare Advantage HMO
    Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
    Beech Street (Multiplan) PPO
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • HealthSmart
    HealthSmart PPO
  • Humana
    Medicare PPO
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Prime Health Services
  • Superior HealthPlan

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Hospitals where Dr. Kumar has admitting privileges

Baylor Scott & White - Plano
4700 Alliance Blvd
Plano, TX 75093
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Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Garland
2300 Marie Curie Dr
Garland, TX 75042
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Medical City Plano
3901 W 15th St
Plano, TX 75075
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Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas
8200 Walnut Hill Ln
Dallas, TX 75231
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The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano
1100 Allied Dr
Plano, TX 75093
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Walnut Hill Medical Center
7502 Greenville Ave
Dallas, TX 75231
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