Surgeons

Puneet Kumar, MD

Puneet Kumar, MD

Dr. Kumar specializes in gastroenterology.

Experience

Dr. Kumar treats adult patients with a variety of gastroenterology conditions and concerns. He has special expertise and interest in colon cancer screening and caring for patients with GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease), Barrett’s esophagus, inflammatory bowel disease, GI bleeding, and hepatobiliary & pancreatic malignancies.

He is skilled in performing simple and complex endoscopic procedures including Colonoscopy, Upper Endoscopy (EGD), ERCP, Radiofrequency Ablation of Barrett’s esophagus, Endoscopic Mucosal Resection, Biliary Manometry and also Therapeutic Stenting (biliary, esophageal and enteral).

Practice

Dr. Kumar is a member of the American Gastroenterological Association, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Richmond Academy of Medicine, and Medical Society of Virginia.

Education

Dr. Kumar earned his medical degree from Armed Forces Medical College. He completed his internship and residency at Georgetown University Medical Center and VA Medical Center in Washington, D.C. He was chosen to serve as Chief Resident during his residency. He was then selected for a competitive fellowship in Gastroenterology at Georgetown University Medical School. He continued his fellowship training in Therapeutic ERCP at St. Luke’s Hospital in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Profile

Dr. Kumar volunteers for Access Now to provide care to patients who lack access to healthcare due to lack of insurance. He is fluent in many languages including English, Hindi, Urdu, and Panjabi…and is currently learning Spanish. In his free time he enjoys playing squash, tennis, golf, and hiking the Blue Ridge Mountains with his family.

Awards

2019 MEDARVA Patient Choice Award

2019 Patient Choice Award

Richmond Gastroenterology Associates
1630 Wilkes Ridge Parkway, Suite 202
Henrico, VA 23233
Phone: (804) 330-4021

Richmond Gastroenterology Associates

Specialties:

  • Gastroenterology

Procedures:

  • Colonoscopy
  • Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography