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Dr. Ashwini Kumar, MD

General Surgery*
4.9 (53)
Map Pin Small San Antonio, TX
Accepting new patients

Offers telehealth

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Overview of Dr. Ashwini Kumar, MD

Dr. Ashwini Kumar, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in San Antonio, TX. Dr. Kumar, completed a fellowship at Jackson Memorial Hospital-University Miami School Medicine|Jackson Memorial Hospital-University Miami School Medicine|University of Miami / School of Medicine|University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Kumar, completed a residency at University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Patients rated Dr. Kumar an average 4.9 star rating.

Dr. Kumar works at Alamo Heights Medical - San Antonio in San Antonio, TX with other offices in Jourdanton, TX. 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.

Dr. Kumar's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Alamo Heights Medical - San Antonio
    1419 Austin Hwy, San Antonio, TX 78209 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    Phone Icon (972) 454-4227
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 18:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 18:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 18:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 18:00
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed
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    Alamo Heights Medical - Jourdanton
    1701 E State Highway 97, Jourdanton, TX 78026 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    Phone Icon (512) 672-6548
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 18:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 18:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 18:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 18:00
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed

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Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
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Ventral Hernia Repair Open

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Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Ventral Hernia Repair Open
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Gallbladder Removal
Abdominal Pain
Anal or Rectal Pain
Appendicitis
Ascites
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Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Gallstones
Gastroparesis
Hemorrhoids
Incisional Hernia
Inguinal Hernia
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Obstruction
Obstructed Inguinal Hernia
Traumatic Brain Injury
Ventral Hernia
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Gastrotomy
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract
Laparoscopic Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair
Liver Biopsy
Port Placements or Replacements
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Umbilical Hernia Repair Open
Ventral Hernia Repair Laparoscopic
Wound Repair
Abdominal Disorders
Acute Bowel Infarction
Adrenal Incidentaloma
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Fissure
Anorectal Abscess
Anorectal Fistula
Appendix Cancer
Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Bile Duct Obstruction
Bile Duct Stricture
Biliary Atresia
Bone Cancer
Bowel Strangulation
Brain Injury
Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
Cancer
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Cholangiocarcinoma
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Common Bile Duct Stone
Congenital Achalasia
Crohn's Disease
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
Empyema
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Endocrine Cancer
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Varices
Follicular Thyroid Cancer
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gastric Ulcer
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hiatal Hernia
Hiatal Hernia with Obstruction
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Ileus
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Cancer
Intestinal Fistula
Ischemic Colitis
Lipomas
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Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Meckel's Diverticulum
Megacolon
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Obesity
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Osteosarcoma
Pancreatic Cancer
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroid Cancer
Partial Lung Collapse
Pelvic Abscess
Peptic Ulcer
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleural Effusion
Pyloric Stenosis
Rib Fracture
Secondary Malignancies
Skin Cancer
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Testicular Cancer
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Nodule
Tubo-Ovarian Abscess
Umbilical Hernia
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Ventral Hernia with Gangrene
Abdominoplasty
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acid Reflux Surgery
Adjacent Tissue Transfer
Arterial Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Bile Duct Procedure
Biliary Drainage
Biopsy of Breast
Bladder Surgery
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Breast Cancer Surgery
Bunion Surgery
Colectomy
Colectomy Laparoscopic
Colectomy Sigmoidectomy with Robotic Assist
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
Colostomy
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Cystotomy
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Distal Pancreatectomy
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn
Endoscopic Common Bile Duct Stone Removal
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Stenting
Esophagogastroscopy
Esophagomyotomy
Esophagomyotomy with Robotic Assist
Excision
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Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Excision of Lipoma
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Fecal Impaction Removal
Gastrectomy
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Gastroenterology Procedures
Hemicolectomy
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hepatectomy
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Laparoscopic Adrenal Surgery
Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Robotic Assist
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Colectomy
Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
Laparoscopic Endocrine Surgery
Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Rectal Surgery
Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgery for Achalasia
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lumpectomy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Modified Radical Mastectomy
Open Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
Parathyroid Surgery
Partial Mastectomy
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pyloromyotomy
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery
Sentinel Node Biopsy
Single Incision Gallbladder Removal
Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery
Skin Grafts
Skin-Sparing Mastectomy
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Small Bowel Surgery
Spinal Nerve Block
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach Surgery
Temporal Artery Biopsy
Therapeutic Colonoscopy
Thoracentesis
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tracheal Surgery
Wedge Resection Colon
Wedge Resection Stomach
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    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna
    • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Humana
    • UnitedHealthCare

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    Ratings & Reviews

    4.9
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    Based on 53 ratings
    Patient Ratings (53)
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    4 Star
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    3 Star
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    Feb 22, 2024
    Have had two very successful surgeries performed by Dr. Kumar….. He is the best and would recommend him anytime
    Stephen — Feb 22, 2024
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    About Dr. Ashwini Kumar, MD

    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
    Languages Spoken
    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1215184841
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Jackson Memorial Hospital-University Miami School Medicine|Jackson Memorial Hospital-University Miami School Medicine|University of Miami / School of Medicine|University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
    Residency
    Internship
    • University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
    Internship
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Methodist Hospital Stone Oak
    • Methodist Hospital
    • Methodist Hospital Texsan
    • Methodist Hospital Northeast

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    Dr. Ashwini 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.

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    53 patients have reviewed Dr. Kumar. The overall rating for this provider is 4.9. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Kumar.

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