Professional Biographies

Vijayalakshmi Kumar, MD

Primary Specialty: Rheumatology

Years With Optum: 17

Average Star Rating:

(865 patient ratings)

  • Undergrad School:

    Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, Stanley Medical College, India

  • Medical School:

    MD, Stanley Medical College, Madras, India

  • Internships:

    Stanley Medical College, India

    Mount Sinai School of Medicine - Elmhurst Hospital, New York

  • Residency:

    Capital Health System at Fuld Campus, New Jersey

  • Fellowships:

    SUNY at Stony Brook, New York

Previous Employment:

Private Practice, New York


Internal Medicine



American College of Physicians

American College of Rheumatology

Patient Ratings & Reviews

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Oct 28, 2020

Always good with dr. has been for many years.

- Verified Patient

Oct 15, 2020

Dr K. is the best!! She is very professional, knowledgeable and nice.

- Verified Patient

Oct 13, 2020

Dr. Kumar is a very caring provider. She is good listener and cares about how I'm feeling.

- Verified Patient

Oct 01, 2020

very good

- Verified Patient

Oct 01, 2020

professional, caring, concerned

- Verified Patient

Sep 24, 2020

Dr. Kumar listened to my issues and provided me with explanations to those issues and requested further testing to help determine/rule out the cause of my medical issues.

- Verified Patient

Sep 22, 2020

This was a video visit with Dr. Kumar. I am very pleased with the care she has provided. She is always prepared for appointments, she listens, provides options and is thorough, something that can be difficult using video. I feel I am in good hands with Dr. Kumar.

- Verified Patient

Sep 21, 2020

All is very clear of what they explain.

- Verified Patient

Sep 15, 2020

she is the best rheumatologist ever I would recommend her to everybody and anybody she's always doing everything in my best interest

- Verified Patient

Sep 14, 2020

Dr. Kumar is very knowledgeable, willing to listen and able to explain very well.

- Verified Patient






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