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HSHS Medical Group adds gastroenterologist

HSHS Medical Group has welcomed Nitin Kumar, MD, to its office in Effingham. Kumar grew up in a medical family and is a native of Flora, Ill.

kumar nitinHe is a board-certified gastroenterologist, who treats conditions such as abdominal pain, ulcers, diarrhea, cancer and jaundice. Kumar is skilled in colonoscopies, endoscopy, intragastric balloon placement, and specialization in obesity medicine.

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, Kumar is a member of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, the American Pancreatic Association and the Association for Bariatric Endoscopy.
Kumar is now seeing patients at 904 Medical Park Drive, Suite 3, Effingham, Ill. To schedule an appointment, call (217) 540-2350.

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