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About Dr. Aparna Kumar

Dr. Aparna Kumar, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Tyler, TX. She has 20 years of experience. Her specialties include Hematology and Oncology, Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology. Dr. Kumar is affiliated with East Texas Medical Center-Mount Vernon, East Texas Medical Center-Jacksonville and East Texas Medical Center-Pittsburg. Dr. Kumar has received 2 awards. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

15 Ratings with 3 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Aparna Kumar is Excellent. Dr. Aparna Kumar has been rated by 15 patients. From those 15 patients 3 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Aparna Kumar is 4.6 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

910 E Houston St
Tyler, TX 75702
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Specialties

Dr. Aparna Kumar has the following 3 specialties

  • Hematology and Oncology

    An Oncologist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of different cancers. This physician has extensive knowledge of the different signs and symptoms of cancer, as well as the various methods of treatment.
    Oncologists diagnose cancer through methods such as biopsy, endoscopy, X-ray, blood tests, ultrasound, and different forms of nuclear medicine. They treat cancer through surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, hormone therapy, or antibody treatments.
    If it is determined that a cancer cannot successfully be treated, oncologists then focus on providing palliative care, the use of pain medication to make a dying person more comfortable.

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Medical Oncology

    Think of an oncologist as your main physician for cancer care. After being diagnosed, you’ll meet regularly with an oncologist to explore and manage your treatment options, as well as monitor your condition throughout the process. Medical oncologists are extremely knowledgeable in various types of cancer treatment and can recommend the right method for the type and stage of cancer you’re facing.
    They may also refer you to additional specialists throughout your care, but they will always be your home base for questions and support. It’s also worth mentioning that medical oncologists deal mostly with solid tumors while hematologists specialize in cancers that involve blood disorders, such as leukemia.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Aparna Kumar has the following 1 expertise

  • Cancer

Board Certifications

Dr. Aparna Kumar is Board Certified in 1 specialty

See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.

Reviews

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Good Doctor

Since my primary care physician says Dr. Kumar is excellent, I have to trust that she is. She has seemed very thorough during my treatment for breast cancer.

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Dr, Kumar was my Oncology Doctor. She is kind and very considerate. She spent time with me and made sure I understood everything that was happening with me. She helped in the dark days of my life and if it wasn't for her I would not be alive. Love you Dr. Kumar.

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2015)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Kumar is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • East Texas Medical Center-Mount Vernon
  • East Texas Medical Center-Jacksonville
  • East Texas Medical Center-Pittsburg
  • East Texas Medical Center Quitman
  • Mother Francis Hospital
  • Henderson Memorial Hospital
  • Mother Francis Hospital-Jacksonville
  • East Texas Medical Center-Carthage
  • East Texas Medical Center Rehabilitation Hospital
  • East Texas Medical Center Athens
  • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Winnsboro
  • East Texas Medical Center-Gilmer
  • East Texas Medical Center-Fairfield
  • East Texas Medical Center-Tyler
  • Etmc
  • Univ Of Texas Health Center
  • Tmfh
  • Tyler Cancer Center
  • Mother Frances Hospital – Jacksonville,Mother Frances Hospital – Tyler
  • Education

    20 Years Experience

  • Kempegowda Institute Of Medical Sciences

    Graduated in 1993

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Aparna Kumar accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO

Locations & Directions

910 E Houston St, Tyler, TX

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