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Shashi Kumar, MD

Dr. Kumar is a surgeon in the Philadelphia area. He is affiliated with Holy Redeemer Hospital and Medical Center.
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70 doctors
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34 doctors
Dr. Kumar saw more breast cancer patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Philadelphia area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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658 doctors
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657 doctors
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328 doctors
Dr. Kumar saw more digestive tract conditions patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Philadelphia area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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89 doctors
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88 doctors
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44 doctors
Dr. Kumar saw more biliary tract disease patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Philadelphia area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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56 doctors
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56 doctors
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27 doctors
Dr. Kumar saw more gallstones patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Philadelphia area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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75 doctors
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76 doctors
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37 doctors
Dr. Kumar saw more carcinoma patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Philadelphia area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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61 doctors
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61 doctors
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30 doctors
Dr. Kumar saw lung cancer patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Philadelphia area. Learn more.

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10 doctors
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10 doctors
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4 doctors
Dr. Kumar saw gynecomastia patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Philadelphia area. Learn more.

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36 doctors
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35 doctors
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17 doctors
Dr. Kumar saw more inguinal hernia patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Philadelphia area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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100 doctors
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100 doctors
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49 doctors
Dr. Kumar saw more hernia patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Philadelphia area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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86 doctors
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86 doctors
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42 doctors
Dr. Kumar saw diverticulitis patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Philadelphia area. Learn more.

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56 doctors
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56 doctors
Top 5%
28 doctors
Dr. Kumar saw colon cancer patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Philadelphia area. Learn more.

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230 doctors
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230 doctors
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114 doctors
Dr. Kumar saw stroke patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Philadelphia area. Learn more.

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290 doctors
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290 doctors
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144 doctors
Dr. Kumar saw cerebrovascular disease patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Philadelphia area. Learn more.

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32 doctors
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32 doctors
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15 doctors
Dr. Kumar saw appendicitis patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Philadelphia area. Learn more.

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32 doctors
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32 doctors
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16 doctors
Dr. Kumar saw cholecystitis patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Philadelphia area. Learn more.

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615 doctors
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614 doctors
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307 doctors
Dr. Kumar saw vascular disease patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Philadelphia area. Learn more.

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21 doctors
Top 15%
20 doctors
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10 doctors
Dr. Kumar saw umbilical hernia patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Philadelphia area. Learn more.

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644 doctors
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644 doctors
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322 doctors
Dr. Kumar saw cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Philadelphia area. Learn more.

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Cost estimates

These ranges are network rate estimates across all the insurance plans that Dr. Kumar accepts.
Broken femur repair (surgical) $7,263 – 19.1k
Gallbladder removal (laparoscopic) $4,899 – 11.3k
Gallbladder removal (open) $5,964 – 15.6k
Hernia surgery (inguinal) $4,874 – 11.5k

Amino’s cost estimates are estimates of the total amount that you and your health insurance company might pay for a procedure—this is what we call the “network rate”. Our cost estimates can help you prepare for the financial impact of medical care and help you make more confident decisions about where to get treated.

Outpatient gallbladder removal rate

Dr. Kumar’s outpatient gallbladder removal rate is similar to the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
33%
outpatient gallbladder removal rate

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of outpatient gallbladder removal to improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

Hospitalizations are costly and associated with a higher risk of infections, so avoiding unnecessary hospital stays can save money and improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery. Gallbladder removals are commonly performed in an outpatient setting, avoiding hospitalizations altogether.

To help you understand how Dr. Kumar’s rate of outpatient gallbladder removal compares to a typical doctor who performs gallbladder removals:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Kumar’s gallbladder removals were performed in an outpatient setting.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform gallbladder removals, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of outpatient gallbladder removal for patients like Dr. Kumar’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Kumar’s rate of outpatient gallbladder removal is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Locations

Dr. Kumar sees patients and can be reached at the following location.

Holy Redeemer Hospital and Medical Center
1648 Huntingdon Pike
Jenkintown, PA 19046
149 miles away

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Credentials
  • Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1962
  • St Christopher's Hospital for Children Program
    RESIDENCY

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Kumar is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Holy Redeemer Hospital and Medical Center
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2017)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Banner Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • EmblemHealth
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Health First
  • Health Net
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • MVP Health Care
  • Magellan Health
  • MagnaCare
  • MedCost
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Paramount
  • Pomco
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Priority Health
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • SummaCare
  • TRICARE
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • ValueOptions
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield