Dr. Vikas Kumar, MD

Dr. Vikas Kumar, MD

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Dr. Vikas Kumar, MD is a clinical neurophysiologist in Bridgeton, MO. He graduated from Darbhangha Med Coll and specializes in clinical neurophysiology.Read his story

12266 De Paul Dr Ste 305

Bridgeton, MO 63044

Contact Information

(314) 770-0991

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Migraine
very high
more than 99% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Polyneuropathy
very high
more than 96% 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 "Vikas Kumar, MD, PhD, is a neurologist and clinical neurophysiologist who is board certified in neurology and clinical neurophysiology. Dr. Kumar holds a bachelor's degree in medicine and surgery from Darbhanga Medical College, India and a medical degree in physiology from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi and a PhD in molecular physiology and biophysics from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX. He completed his residency in neurology and a fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology (EMG) at Saint Louis University School of Medicine where he also served as chief resident. In addition, he has research interest in molecular neurosciences. Besides practicing general neurology, he specializes in the treatment of ALS, myasthenia gravis, neuropathy, neuromuscular disorders and has special interest in Parkinson's disease, normal pressure hydrocephalus, headache, dementia."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kumar "The challenges of complex neurological diseases and the specialty known for "deductive reasoning" along with advancement in neurodiagnostic tools, therapy and collaborative approach drives me each and every day to achieve compassionate patient care."

1  Specialties

  • Clinical Neurophysiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

87  Conditions Treated

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4  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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

  • Darbhangha Med Coll
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Darbhangha Med Coll
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Saint Louis University / School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Saint Louis University / School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • All-India Institute Of Medical Science / Ansari Nagar
    Other Education | Completed
  • Baylor College Of Medicine
    Other Education | 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

2.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kumar to family and friends
7 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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

Dr. Kumar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Kumar is one of the best physicians we have been fortunate to find to help our daughter. She has several autoimmune diseases with many complications affecting her neurological system. After much exasperation, a friend recommended Dr. Kumar and he made a profound impression and difference in...more
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