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Dr. Tarun Kumar, MD

Pediatric Surgery* Age 56
Dr. Tarun Kumar, MD
5.0 (8 Ratings)
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Dr. Tarun Kumar, MD is a Pediatric Surgery Specialist in Des Moines, IA.
Dr. Tarun Kumar, MD
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Dr. Tarun Kumar, MD

Pediatric Surgery* Age 56
Des Moines, IA
Accepting new patients
19 years of experience
Dr. Tarun Kumar, MD is a Pediatric Surgery Specialist in Des Moines, IA.

About

Dr. Tarun Kumar, MD is a Pediatric Surgery Specialist in Des Moines, IA and has 19 years experience. They graduated from INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL COLLEGE. They currently practice at Practice and are affiliated with Mercyone Des Moines Medical Center. At present, Dr. Kumar received an average rating of 5.0/5 from patients and has been reviewed 8 times. Their office accepts new patients. Dr. Kumar accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Enter a condition or procedure
Appendicitis
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Umbilical Hernia
Appendicitis
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Umbilical Hernia
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Acute Bowel Infarction
Anal Fissure
Anorectal Abscess
Anorectal Fistula
Biliary Atresia
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Gastroschisis
Hiatal Hernia
Hidradenitis
Inguinal Hernia
Intestinal Atresia
Intestinal Obstruction
Meckel's Diverticulum
Pelvic Abscess
Pyloric Stenosis
Undescended Testicles
Ventral Hernia
Abdominoplasty
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Colectomy
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Testicular Lesion
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
Laparotomy
Liver Biopsy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Open Appendectomy
Open Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Lobectomy
Open Lung Resection or Removal
Orchiectomy
Port Placements or Replacements
Pyloromyotomy
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Umbilical Hernia Repair Open
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
Wound Repair

Insurance Accepted

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  • National (BlueCard) PPO
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Card PPO
  • Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
  • Medicare
  • HealthyBlue Advantage
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net POS
  • Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • PHCS Par-Multi Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • Alliance Select

Locations

  1. 1 Mercyone Des Moines Medical Center
    1111 6th Ave, Des Moines, IA 50314
  2. 2 Office
    330 Laurel St, Des Moines, IA 50314

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Specialties*
Pediatric Surgery
General Surgery
Specialties*
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL COLLEGE
    2005
Medical Education
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Tarun Kumar, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Kumar's profile.

Dr. Tarun Kumar, MD is affiliated with Mercyone Des Moines Medical Center.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Mercyone Des Moines Medical Center

    1111 6th Ave, Des Moines, IA