Dr. Vinod Kumar, MD

Dr. Vinod Kumar, MD

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Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
58 y/o
(13)

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Dr. Vinod Kumar, MD is a cardiology specialist in Bakersfield, CA and has been practicing for 29 years. He specializes in cardiology, interventional cardiology, and more.

Heart Center Inc

5020 Commerce Dr Ste A

Bakersfield, CA 93309
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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

Thrombosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Limb Swelling
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vascular Disease
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.

3  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Kumar does not have any board certifications listed.

43  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Hypertension
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19  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

  • Medical College Rohtak
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Wayne St University
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Wayne St University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Baylor College
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Rate best in 2005 at San Joaquin, 2005
Media & Publications

Dr. Kumar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • 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

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kumar to family and friends
13 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Kumar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Having had a surgery on my left leg from my ankle to my hip,an unnecessary bypass by Dr Nguyen that closed in 2weeks. Dr Kumar went in an cleared in minutes. Dr Miro bragged he could fix anything vascular. Went he did a angiogram on my left leg and carotid artery he could not help me. Dr Kumar...more
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Dr. Kumar treats his patients like family. He saved my mom's leg when she was told she had to amputate. Very good doctor.
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My leg ablation was done by a nurse practitioner and Dr. Kumar wasn't present. I ended up with nerve damage and blood clots that weren't superficial. I went back 2X after the procedure and complained of the pain in my leg. They kept telling me I just had superficial blood clots and not to worry....more
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To whom it may concern, I have been having a problem on my two swollen legs & leg pain for over 5 years. I have seen other doctors without an answer to my problem in the past. Dr Kumar found my problem within the second visit and started treatment. I'm so pleased with his experience and how he...more
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