S. Dharan Kumar, M.D.

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69 Ratings20 Comments
Endeavor Health Medical Group
Hospital Affiliations:
Elmhurst Hospital
Clinical Interests:
Colon Cancer Screening; Constipation; Esophageal Surgery; Gastroenterology; Gastroesophageal Reflux; Gastrointestinal Diseases; Rectal Problems; Liver Disease; Sigmoidoscopy; Stomach Diseases

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This provider is an employee of one of the Edward-Elmhurst Health System entities.



Philosophy Of Care

I believe the cornerstone of excellent and effective medical care is based on the partnerships I have with my patients. Every patient and every clinical scenario is different, and I strive to tailor my approach for each patient. All patients deserve up-to-date and detailed information on their condition, as well as a compassionate approach to their care.

Education & Credentials

Education: Michigan State University College of Human Medicine (East Lansing), 2008

Internship: Yale New Haven Hospital, 2009

Residency: Yale New Haven Hospital, 2011

Fellowship: Rush University Medical Center, 2015


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Overall Patient Rating
4.9 out of 5
(69 Ratings, 20 Comments)
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Dr Kumar is a very knowledgeable professional, concerned and caring. He always responds to your questions in a timely manner providing accurate support.
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One of my favorite physicians. I have a great collaborative relationship with Dr. Kumar. He is sincere and listen's to my concerns. He sets goals for me and he is honest. He is respectful with his honest feedback and I have found it is what I need to hear in order to progress and get better. I am just so appreciative of having consistency from such an important provider for my GI needs. I hope I will be blessed in his care for a long time to come.
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He is an excellent doctor and very care for his patients. He answers patients questions in great detail.
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Dr Kumar is wonderful!
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I couldn't ask for a better doctor and nurse, they listened to my issues and we both resolved the end results
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Dr. Kumar is my daughter's GI doctor and I was so thoroughly impressed with him on her new patient visit and the thoroughness that he did in learning about her issues that I decided to switch from my GI doctor to him and I am very happy that I did.
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Dr. Kumar explained in clear and understandable terms any questions I had. Dr.Kumar also explained possible treatments that would help my condition. I also felt very comfortable with Dr. Kumar...he was very easy to talk to and I appreciated that very much.
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Dr. Kumar is very compassionate, knowledgeable, and kind. I trust his decisions and appreciate that he listens to his patient.
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He's the best.
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My doctor was wonderful made me feel comfortable talking to him about my health