Dr. Vijayalakshmi Kumar, MD

Dr. Vijayalakshmi Kumar, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 50
(23)
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Dr. Vijayalakshmi Kumar, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Newport Beach, CA and has been practicing for 18 years. She graduated from Stanley Med Coll, Madras U in 1992 and specializes in rheumatology.

520 Superior Ave Ste 330

Newport Beach, CA 92663

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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

Fibromyalgia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoporosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Arthritis
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.

1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

2  Board Certifications

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

44  Conditions Treated

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4  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Stanley Med Coll, Madras U
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Capital Health Sys
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Elmhurst Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Stanley Mc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • SUNY Stonybrook
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

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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Dr. Kumar's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kumar to family and friends
23 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Kumar'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 (2)

I love Dr. Kumar. Every time I see her she remembers who I am and takes the time to answer all my questions, I never feel like I'm being rushed out of the office. Dr. Kumar seams to care about Rheumatoid Disease as opposed to other Rheumatologist's I've seen who seam to be in the specialty for...more
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Dr. Kumar is truly wonderful. In a specialty were we patients are often vulnerable and fearful of our futures because of our disease, and often in chronic pain or stages of miserable disability, Dr. Kumar is genuinely warm and caring and works effectively to help you maintain a normal life which...more
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