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Dr. Piyush (Phil) Kumar, MD

Gastroenterologist

Professional statement

Dr. Kumar is Board Certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine and Fellowship Trained in Gastroenterology. His favorite aspect of the physician-patient relationship is watching people go from being ill to wellness. He is also very active and involved in clinical research and is the Founder and Director of Discovery Clinical Research Center.

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • American Republic Insurance Company

Specialties

  • Gastroenterologist

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
  • Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas

Board certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Gastroenterology (Internal Medicine)

Education and training

  • Medical School - University of Zambia School of Medicine, Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
  • Waltham Hospital (Internship)
  • VA Boston Healthcare System (Residency)
  • Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center (Fellowship)

Professional memberships

  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • San Diego County Medical Society
  • California Medical Association

Zocdoc awards

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1144305566

Office locations

Gastroenterology Health Center

477 N El Camino Real, A308

Encinitas, CA 92024

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