1361 Hero Way Ste. 101
Leander, TX 78641
HoursClosed. Opens Thur at 8 AM
- Virtual Telemedicine Visits Available, Call For Details
- Board Certified Gastroenterologist
- Currently Accepting New Patients
- Most Insurance Plans Accepted
- Performs Colonoscopies
Austin Gastroenterology - Leander, TX
Gastroenterology in Leander, TX
Austin Gastroenterology - Leander, TX
1361 Hero Way
Closed. Opens Thur at 8 AM
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About Dr. Kumarappa
Dr. Kumarappa’s mantra is providing expert medical care in a patient-centric approach. She believes every patient and family has unique needs, and she strives to design an individual treatment plan through patient education and shared decision-making. Dr. Kumarappa has a stellar record, receiving recognition for academic merit from the Government of India/Pratibha award and a gold medal for excellence in medical school. She then completed her internship and residency in internal medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine/SJRMC. Following residency training, Dr. Kumarappa pursued a gastroenterology and hepatology fellowship at Ochsner Clinic Foundation in New Orleans. During her final year of fellowship, she was Chief Gastroenterology Fellow and was also a finalist at the American College of Gastroenterology GI jeopardy competition held across all the fellowship programs in the US.
Prior to joining Austin Gastroenterology, Dr. Kumarappa was in private practice in Mobile, AL, where she nurtured a personal bond with patients and families while running an efficient, high-volume clinic. She served as the medical director of endoscopy for the Mobile Infirmary Medical Center. Additionally, she served on several boards and committees during her tenure there, including the Professional Standard Review Committee, Medical Executive Committee, and the IT committee. She has presented at national GI conferences and has been published in recognized medical journals.
Dr. Kumarappa’s professional interests include:
- Colon cancer prevention and screening
- Esophageal diseases including eosinophilic esophagitis, GERD, motility disorders, pH monitoring, and high-resolution esophageal manometry
- Gastrointestinal bleeding management, small bowel video capsule endoscopy
- Inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis)
- Women’s GI health issues, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), celiac disease
- Chronic liver disease, fatty liver
When she is not busy caring for patients, Dr. Kumarappa cherishes her family, taking a stroll through the park with her husband, exercising, riding a bike with her daughter, and browsing through the library.
Dr. Kumarappa is fluent in English, Telugu and Hindi.
Medical Degree: Siddhartha Medical College, India
Residency: Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine Program/SJRMC, New Jersey
Fellowship: Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, Louisiana
American College of Gastroenterology
American Gastroenterological Association
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
- Abdominal Pain
- Blood in the Stool
- Acid Reflux
- Barrett's Esophagus
- Biliary Obstruction
- C. Difficile Colitis
- Celiac Disease
- Colon Cancer
- Colorectal Polyps
- Crohn's Disease
- Eosinophilic Esophagitis
- Esophageal Motility Disorder
- Fatty Liver Disease
- Food Intolerance
- Gallbladder Disease
- Hiatal Hernia
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome
- Capsule Endoscopy
- Esophageal Manometry
Not good at this but she is a good all around Dr.
Dr. Kumarappa is extremely a pleasant doctor to be around. She takes her time to explain the diagnosis and she answers all questions thoroughly to your understanding .She doesn’t rush you and always ask again if there are more questions. Even in uncertainty of the patient she breaks down the plan of action to treatment. Her nurse assistants are nice as well .
Dr K was very helpful and insightful and I'm so glad we found her to help with my issues.
Very knowledgeable, great listener
On time, courteous and helpful