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Dr. Arbind Kumar, MD

Gastroenterology*
2.0 (23)
Map Pin Small Latham, NY
Accepting new patients
43 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Arbind Kumar, MD

Dr. Arbind Kumar, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Latham, NY. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 43 years of experience, and is board certified in Internal Medicine. They graduated from Ranchi University and is affiliated with Albany Memorial Hospital, Samaritan Hospital and Samaritan Hospital - St. Mary's Campus. Dr. Kumar, completed a residency at Ellis Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Kumar an average 2.0 star rating.

Dr. Kumar works at Practice in Latham, NY with other offices in Troy, NY. They frequently treat conditions like Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Esophagitis and Reflux Esophagitis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Kumar's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Office
    711 Troy Schenectady Rd Ste 123, Latham, NY 12110 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (518) 271-9155
  2. 2
    Office
    1444 Massachusetts Ave Ste 202, Troy, NY 12180 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (518) 271-9155

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Albany Memorial Hospital
  • Samaritan Hospital
  • Samaritan Hospital - St. Mary's Campus

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Esophagitis
Reflux Esophagitis
Barrett's Esophagus
Chronic Gastritis
Constipation
Esophageal Ulcer
Gastritis
Gastroptosis
Duodenal Polypectomy
Congenital Anomaly Intestine
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Abdominal Pain
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anemia
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Cirrhosis
Colorectal Polyp
Crohn's Disease
Diarrhea
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Duodenal Ulcer
Duodenitis
Dysphagia
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastric Ulcer
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastroparesis
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis C
Indigestion
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Ulcer
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Unexplained Weight Loss
Vitamin_Deficiency
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Manometry
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy
Acute Gastritis
Alcoholic Fatty Liver
All Types of Food Poisoning
Ascites
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Barretts Esophagus with Dysplasia
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Bile Duct Obstruction
Bowel Strangulation
Celiac Disease
Congenital Achalasia
Congenital Anomaly Esophagus
Copper Metabolism Disorders
Dehydration
Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
Duodenal Cancer
Dysentery
Enteritis
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Varices
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
Food Allergy
Food Poisoning
Gallstones
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Gastrojejunal Ulcer
Heartburn
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hernia
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Hiatal Hernia
Ileus
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Infectious Diarrheal Disease
Intestinal Diverticulitis
Intestinal Obstruction
Ischemic Colitis
Lactose Intolerance
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Malnutrition
Nausea
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Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Pancreatitis
Peptic Ulcer
Primary Biliary Cholangitis
Pyloric Stenosis
Rectal Ulcer
Retroperitoneum Cancer
Salmonella Food Poisoning
Splenomegaly
Stomach Stenosis
Stomal Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Upper Digestive Tract Cancer
Viral Enteritis
Viral Hepatitis
Vomiting Disorders
Whipple's Disease
Colon Cancer Screening
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Gallbladder Scan
Hepatitis A Screening
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Impedance Testing
Instrumental Diagnostic Evaluation for Dysphagia
Liver Biopsy
Liver Function Test
pH Probe
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Screening Colonoscopy
Ultrasound, Endoanal
Ultrasound, Esophageal
VAP Lipid Testing
Wireless pH Testing
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    • Connecticare
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    About Dr. Arbind Kumar, MD

    Specialties*
    • Gastroenterology

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    Years of Experience
    • 43 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Hindi
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1851338636
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Interfaith Medical Center
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Ellis Hospital
    Residency
    Internship
    • Rajendra Medical College Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Ranchi University
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Internal Medicine
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Arbind Kumar, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Kumar is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Kumar has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Kumar has seen patients for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Esophagitis and Reflux Esophagitis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Kumar on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    23 patients have reviewed Dr. Kumar. The overall rating for this provider is 2.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Kumar.

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