Sampath R. Kumar, M.D.
7517 6th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11209
Sampath Kumar, M.D.
Sampath Kumar, M.D., is a board-certified surgeon specializing in general, vascular and breast surgeries. With a private practice for more than 31 years, he is a pioneer in minimally invasive surgical techniques. Dr. Kumar was the first surgeon at Lutheran HealthCare to perform laparoscopic surgery and to use the Lichtenstein technique to repair hernias. He is also known for introducing breast biopsies using needle localization and placement of peritoneal dialysis catheters.
, Laparoscopic (Minimally Invasive) Surgery
, Breast Diseases, Endovascular and Open Vascular Procedures, Dialysis Access Procedures
Lutheran Medical Center Physician Honoree Award for Excellence in Service (2009)
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area (2003 – 2007)
New York City Council Citation for Exemplary Service to the Community (2009)