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Anjali S. Kumar, MD, MPH, FACS, FASCRS
Colon and Rectal Surgery
4.9 out of 5 stars
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Areas of Expertise

Colon and rectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, minimally invasive surgery, fecal incontinence and pelvic floor disorders, anorectal disorders

Curriculum Vitae
Anjali S. Kumar, MD, MPH, FACS, FASCRS

Special Interests

Dr. Kumar specializes in surgery of the colon, rectum and anus. She offers minimally invasive techniques (laparoscopic, endoscopic and robotic surgery)

Personal Information

Dr. Kumar enjoys choral singing, trekking, skiing, south Indian cooking and playing with her toddler.

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Clinical Experience
Colon and Rectal Surgery, Colorectal Cancer, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Surgery, Fecal Incontinence
Board Certifications
American Board of Surgery
American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Education and Professional Achievements
University of Washington, Seattle, 2001
General Surgery, University of California San Francisco - East Bay, Oakland, Calif., 2008
Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, 2000
Colon and Rectal Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, 2009
Colon and Rectal Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, 2009
Professional Activities and Awards
Chancellor's Award for the Advancement of Women (University of California San Francisco)
Chair, Young Surgeons Committee American
Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
Research and Grants Committee, Society of American Gastroenterologic and Endoscopic Surgeons
President, Association of Women Surgeons (DC Chapter)

Patient Ratings and Comments
Patient Ratings
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Would recommend provider
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider's friendliness and courtesy
4.9 out of 5 stars
My confidence in provider
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider spoke in clear language
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider's effort to include me in decisions
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider's explanation of condition or problem
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider's concern for questions and worries
4.9 out of 5 stars
Time provider spent with me
4.7 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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July 2017
Dr. Kumar is very a very professional specialist.
May 2017
Very, very good experience.
April 2017
Top notch. Would absolute recommend Dr. Kunar to others.
January 2017
Dr. Kumar was very good w/explaining and answering questions.
September 2016
Excellent staff & doctors.
July 2016
I was referred from another doctor and Dr Kumar and her resident didn´t seem to know why I was there, and what exactly they were supposed to look for.
June 2016
Dr. Kumar was very concerned about my problem & she knew about my other medical issues I was dealing with. I could tell her concern came from the heart. She did solve the problem.
June 2016
Very courteous and thorough explanation of procedure. Most helpful in easing my concerns.