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Dr. Nitin Kumar, MD

Gastroenterology
5.0 (14)
Accepting new patients
16 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview

Dr. Nitin Kumar, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Effingham, IL. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 16 years of experience. They graduated from UNIV OF IL COLL OF MED and is affiliated with Elmhurst Hospital - Main Campus, HSHS St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital and HSHS St. John's Hospital.

Dr. Kumar works at HSHS Medical Group-Effingham in Effingham, IL. They frequently treat conditions like Diarrhea, Gastritis and Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem and Anthem 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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Locations

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    HSHS Medical Group Multispecialty Care - Effingham
    900 W Temple Ave Ste 2500, Effingham, IL 62401 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (217) 540-2350
    Monday
    8:00am - 4:30pm
    Tuesday
    8:00am - 4:30pm
    Wednesday
    8:00am - 4:30pm
    Thursday
    8:00am - 4:30pm
    Friday
    8:00am - 4:30pm

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Elmhurst Hospital - Main Campus
  • HSHS St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital
  • HSHS St. John's Hospital

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    Jan 21, 2021
    I saw Dr. Kumar for constipation. He spoke of x-rays and meds if I was open to that or he recommended Miramax daily for some time to see how that words. Possibly therapy to strengthen the pelvis floor. He emphasized that If my problems do not improve or I have any other problems concerning constipation and gastrological problems to make an appointment sooner than two months
    — Jan 21, 2021
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    About Dr. Nitin Kumar, MD

    Specialties
    • Gastroenterology
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 16 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1104002245
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Brigham & Women's Hosp Harvard Med Sch|Harvard Medical School (Massachusetts General Hospital / Brigham and Women's Hospital)
    Fellowship
    Internship
    • Washington University In Saint Louis
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • UNIV OF IL COLL OF MED
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Nitin 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 an average wait time of Under 10 minutes at their office(s).

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

    Dr. Kumar works at HSHS Medical Group-Effingham in Effingham, IL. View the full address on Dr. Kumar’s profile.

    Dr. Kumar has seen patients for Diarrhea, Gastritis and Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis, 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.

    14 patients have reviewed Dr. Kumar. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Kumar.

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