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Abhishek Kumar
Patient Rating
4.9 / 5 (Based on 63 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

September 18, 2019
The doctor is at a loss as to what is causing my breathing issues but always tells me as much as he can figure out.
August 28, 2019
excellent to converse with, professional, pleasant
July 30, 2019
Dr Kumar is fabulous. Has a great bedside manner. Very congenial and patient and explains things thoroughly.
May 11, 2019
Dr. Kumar seems concerned about my overall health, not just his specialty area. That makes me feel like he sees me as a person and not just a number.
May 01, 2019
Dr Kumar took the time to go through my symptoms and explained what tests he was ordering. he was very thorough
April 24, 2019
Dr. Kumar was excellent.
April 17, 2019
I really appreciate that he took the time to actually listen and talk to me
March 23, 2019
Dr Kumar took special care to make sure I understood what is going on with my health and how what he was prescribing would work.
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.
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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