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Abhishek Kumar
Patient Rating
4.6 / 5 (Based on 108 Reviews)

Abhishek Kumar, MD, FCCP, MPH

Specialty: Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine

Schedule an Appointment

To schedule an appointment with Abhishek Kumar, please call 319-221-8788

Areas of Interest

Asthma, COPD, Interventional Pulmonology (lung nodules, lung cancer, bronchoscopy, endobronchial ultrasound, navigational bronchoscopy, pleural diseases), pulmonary hypertension, diffuse parenchymal diseases, clinical research, and quality improvement.

Year joined staff: 2015

Education and Training


Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore, Karnataka, India (MD)
Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, Master of Public Health


Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, Internal Medicine


University at Buffalo/State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Montefiore Medical Center/New York Medical College, Bronx, NY, Geriatric Medicine

Teaching or Professional Positions

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Adjunct), University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Physicians
  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • American Thoracic Society
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine

Honors, Awards, etc.

2012 ACP (New York chapter) Tri-state Young Physicians Award


  • Board Certified Internal Medicine
  • Board Certified Geriatric Medicine
  • Board Certified Pulmonary Medicine
  • Board Certified Critical Care Medicine

Personal Interests

Sports, biking, traveling, music, and photography

Additional Information


Patient Reviews

January 20, 2019
Dr Kumar was exceptional. He noted health problems and set up immediate tests and contacted my cardiologist.
January 14, 2019
Dr. Kumar listens to all of my concerns. He is a fantastic physician and an asset to Mercy. He takes the time to explain what is going on. I trust him with my healthcare. He is a great communicator and listener. I feel so lucky to have him as my physician.
December 13, 2018
He has always been thorough and talks very clearly so I understand and allows me time to ask questions
November 25, 2018
Dr. Kumar works with my other physicians to make sure there is a continuity of care. I am a complicated patient with several issues that could become life threatening at any time. He does all he can to make sure this doesn't happen.
November 07, 2018
this office is great. I have moved out of state and will miss all of staff, especially dr Kumar and Sara Butler
November 07, 2018
Dr. Kumar does a great job.
October 13, 2018
when visiting dr.kumar he acted impolite [and I] felt like I was in trouble or accused for something I did. when he talked about giving me a new prescription. he says "if I give you this inhaler are you going to use it"? I've got another appointment coming up in a few months if he doesn't change I'm going else wkere.. He needs to learn manners and be more friendly. this is not military drill school or a jail..
August 16, 2018
Already have recommended
May 29, 2018
Dr Kumar is absolutely amazing! He is a fantastic provider. I am so impressed with his professionalism.
May 25, 2018
Sometimes the care provider was more interested in using the computer rather than talking directly to me.
May 11, 2018
They took their time to explain - and cared about me.
May 10, 2018
I really like all the staff & Dr. Kumar. I have no complaints here at all
May 05, 2018
I feel very fortunate to have Dr. Kumar as my doctor.
May 05, 2018
Dr. Kumar is an excellent/caring/understanding care provider, I really like him!!
May 01, 2018
____ dr. was very knowledgeable & informative.
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Provider's Contact Information

Mercy Pulmonology Clinic website


  • Mercy Pulmonology Clinic

    Mercy 8th & 8th Medical Park 788 8th Ave SE, Suite 200 Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

    Office: 319-221-8788
    Fax: 319-221-8787