Pradeep Kumar, M.D.

Gastroenterologist

4310 James Casey Street Suite 4A

Austin, TX 78745

Quick Facts

  • Colon Cancer Screenings
  • IBD, Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis
  • Acid Reflux/Heartburn and Advanced Endoscopy
  • Currently Accepting New Patients
  • Most Insurance Plans Accepted
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Austin Gastroenterology - James Casey - Austin, TX

Gastroenterology in Austin, TX

Austin Gastroenterology - James Casey - Austin, TX

4310 James Casey Street

Suite 4A

Austin, TX 78745

Closed. Opens Mon at 7:30AM

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Austin Gastroenterology - Endoscopy Center II (South)

Gastroenterology in Austin, TX

Austin Gastroenterology - Endoscopy Center II (South)

4310 James Casey Street

Suite 4B (2nd Floor)

Austin, TX 78745

Closed. Opens Mon at 6 AM

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Austin Gastroenterology - Southwest Medical Village

Gastroenterology in Austin, TX

Austin Gastroenterology - Southwest Medical Village

5625 Eiger Road

Suite 235

Austin, TX 78735

Closed. Opens Mon at 8 AM

About Pradeep Kumar, M.D.

Dr. Pradeep Kumar earned his undergraduate degree at Rice University in Houston, Texas and his medical degree at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas in 1991. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Parkland Memorial Hospital and the Dallas VA Hospital. Dr. Kumar completed his fellowship in gastroenterology at the University of California San Diego Medical Center in 1998.

Dr. Kumar is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He spent several years in practice in Hawaii before returning home to Texas in 2002. He has practiced in Austin since that time and joined Austin Gastroenterology in 2004.

Dr. Kumar has a special interest in inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). He did a portion of his fellowship training at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, the “birthplace of Crohn’s” where the disease was initially described. He is active in the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA), serving on the Medical Advisory Board for the Gulf Coast Chapter, giving lectures to patients, and lending a hand in support of their fundraising efforts.

Dr. Kumar participates in IBD research, helping to bring more effective drugs to the market, and he is a speaker for Salix and Takeda Pharmaceuticals, which manufacture medications to treat inflammatory bowel diseases.

Dr. Kumar takes a keen interest in public education about health-related issues, and has made longstanding appearances on FOX 7 Austin Morning News program to discuss the health care issues of the day. In addition, Dr. Kumar was the producer and host of a call-in radio show called The Dr. Kumar Show, which aired from April 2003 until January 2009. The show was recognized by the Texas Medical Association, and was awarded the Anson Jones MD Certificate of Merit for Physician Excellence in Reporting for the year 2008, for an episode on HIV disease.

He has also published articles regarding health care in Austin Fit magazine and the Travis County Medical Society Journal.

Dr. Kumar is active in organized medicine, serving the Travis County Medical Society in a variety of roles, culminating in serving as president of the Society in 2015. He is fluent in English, French, and Tamil.

Education

Medical Degree: University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Residency: Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Fellowship: Gastroenterology, University of California San Diego Medical Center

Awards and Accreditation:

Associations

American College of Gastroenterology
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Texas Board of Counselors, Annual Meeting Program Chair, 2008
American Gastroenterological Association
Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA), Gulf Coast Chapter Medical Advisory Board Member Texas Society of Gastroenterology and Endoscopy, Board of Councilors, 2006-present
Texas Medical Association
Texas Indian Physician Society Southwest Chapter, Treasurer, 2008
Travis County Medical Society:

  • President, 2015
  • Executive Committee, 2014-2016
  • Board Member, 2011-2013
  • Committee Member
  • Past Public Relations Committee Chair

Reviews

Dr Kumar is highly skilled, knowledgeable and caring. I have gone back to him several times over more than a decade.

W.V. Google

I get excellent care from Dr. Kumar and his team. I have health insurance, but choose to pay out of pocket because of the care I get.

D.T. Google

Dr. Kumar saved my life. I am now 11 years cured!!! Thanks Doc❣️

D.P. Google

I had an amazing experience with having procedure by Dr. Kumar, MD today. During the procedure, Dr. Kumar was able to detect my issues and resolve immediately, then took time to explain everything to us. The personnel was very patient, professional, knowledgeable - the best! Also, I got a call from the office before my procedure scheduled time and asked to come to the office earlier. There were no wait at all! Thank you, Dr. Kumar! Thank you, AG!

S.C. Google

Dr. Kumar saved my life by finding early stage cancer. Very professional.

S.M. Google

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Total Reviews

4.9

Average Rating