(Effingham, Illinois) HSHS Medical Group is pleased to welcome Nitin Kumar, MD, to the community. Dr. Kumar grew up in a medical family and is a native of Flora, Ill. He is a compassionate, board certified gastroenterologist, who treats conditions such as abdominal pain, ulcers, diarrhea, cancer and jaundice. Dr. Kumar is skilled in colonoscopies, endoscopy, intragastric balloon placement, and specialization in obesity medicine.
Dr. Kumar earned his medical degree at University of Illinois College of Medicine. He completed gastroenterology and advanced endoscopy fellowships at Harvard Medical School Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Board certified in internal medicine, gastroenterology and obesity medicine, Dr. Kumar is a member of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, the American Pancreatic Association and the Association for Bariatric Endoscopy.
“We are excited to have Dr. Kumar join our growing team of specialists,” said Melinda Clark, chief executive officer of HSHS Medical Group. “His skill and expertise is an asset to HSHS Medical Group and the Effingham community.”
Dr. Kumar is now seeing patients at 904 Medical Park Drive, Suite 3, Effingham, Ill. To schedule an appointment, call 217-540-2350.
For more information, visit HSHSMedicalGroup.org.