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Dr. Asha Kumar, MD

Ophthalmology*
3.2 (4)
Map Pin Small Buffalo, NY
Accepting new patients
51 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Asha Kumar, MD

Dr. Asha Kumar, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Buffalo, NY. They specialize in Ophthalmology, has 51 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA / ANCHORAGE CAMPUS and is affiliated with Buffalo General Medical Center and Sisters of Charity Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Kumar an average 3.2 star rating.

Dr. Kumar works at Ascension Medical Group Wisconsin - Greenfield in Buffalo, NY. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield 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
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    501 Kenmore Ave, Buffalo, NY 14223 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (716) 838-5162
  2. 2
    Buffalo Ophthalmology Pllc
    405 International Dr, Buffalo, NY 14221 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (716) 633-7386

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  • Buffalo General Medical Center
  • Sisters of Charity Hospital

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    Specialties*
    • Ophthalmology

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    Years of Experience
    • 51 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Hindi
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    NPI Number
    • 1740395763
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA / ANCHORAGE CAMPUS
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
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    Dr. Kumar works at Ascension Medical Group Wisconsin - Greenfield in Buffalo, NY. View the full address on Dr. Kumar’s profile.

    4 patients have reviewed Dr. Kumar. The overall rating for this provider is 3.2. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Kumar.

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