Dr. Vivek Kumar, DO

Dr. Vivek Kumar, DO

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Age 49
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Dr. Vivek Kumar, DO is a cardiology specialist in Lakewood Ranch, FL and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Lake Erie College Of Osteopathic Medicin--Erie in 1997 and specializes in cardiology, interventional cardiology, and more.Read his story

6310 Health Park Way Ste 120

Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202

Contact Information

(941) 907-8951

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chest Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Kumar's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kumar "Dr. Vivek Kumar is an exceptionally trained General and Interventional Cardiologist. He received his medical degree at the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, PA as a member of the Charter Class, in 1997. He completed his Osteopathic Internship and Internal Medicine Residency at the Western Pennsylvania Hospital in Pittsburgh PA, then completed Fellowship in Cardiovascular Diseases at the University of Pittsburgh, followed by completion of Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology (Coronary and Peripheral Vascular Interventions) at the Western Pennsylvania Hospital. Prior to medical school, he received his BS in Chemistry from the University of Pittsburgh and MBA from Robert Morris University. Dr. Kumar is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, General Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, and Nuclear Cardiology, and participates in MOC in General, Nuclear and Interventional Cardiology. He has been recognized as a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and as a Fellow of the Society of Cardiac Angiography and Interventions. In addition, he sits on the Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Advisory board for Gilead Pharmaceuticals, which reviews cutting edge medical technologies for PAH. His particular fields of expertise and interest include (but are not limited to) high-risk coronary intervention, chronic total occlusion coronary intervention, peripheral vascular interventions, pulmonary hypertension and pacemaker implantation. Prior to relocating to the Sarasota / Bradenton Florida area, Dr. Kumar served as the Medical Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at UPMC Mercy in Pittsburgh, PA from 2005- 2006 and 2009-2016 and also as the Section Chair of Cardiology at the Butler Memorial Hospital in Butler, PA from 2015-2016. He now practices General and Interventional Cardiology at Heart Care Consultants, LLC in Lakewood Ranch, FL. Dr. Kumar has presented multiple lectures to varying audiences over his 16 years of Cardiology practice, and served as Co-Director of a Peripheral Vascular Intervention Course in 2006 through the Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh. He has also given presentations regarding Heart and Vascular disease to both the general public and children. Prior to his medical career, he was elected Most Valuable Player twice and Co-Captain of the University of Pittsburgh Varsity Tennis Team. Dr. Kumar participated in multiple Pro-Am tournaments and played and taught tennis professionally. He is also a certified tennis teaching professional from the USPTR and held regional rankings in the Middle States Tennis Association. He is married and has two children. He and his whole family are avid golfers. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kumar "HeartCare Consultants and our professional staff provide compassionate, high quality care and service backed by the latest advances in cardiovascular medicine, including electrophysiology and complex coronary and vascular interventions."

3  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

49  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • 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
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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29  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • University Of Pittsburgh
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Lake Erie College Of Osteopathic Medicin--Erie
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Western Pennsylvania Hospital
    Internship 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

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kumar to family and friends
6 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Kumar is very professional and extremely knowledgeable in his field. He is able to communicate very clearly and thoroughly to the patient and the family involved, so there is complete confidence in receiving the treatments he performs. He is very polite and friendly to everyone involved.
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