Piyush Kumar, MD

Dr. Piyush Kumar, MD
Dr. Piyush Kumar, MD


  • Gastroenterology

Areas of Expertise

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
477 N El Camino Real Ste A308
Encinitas, CA 92024

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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • Hindustani
  • English


Dr. Piyush Kumar treats a wide array of gastroenterologic conditions, including colon cancer, inflammatory bowel disease and hepatitis C. Dr. Kumar’s favorite aspect of the physician-patient relationship is watching people regain their health. He is active in clinical research and is the founder and director of the Discovery Clinical Research Center. Outside the office, Dr. Kumar enjoys aviation, hiking, and physical fitness. He has more than 30 years of medical experience and welcomes new patients.

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology, 1991
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, 1989

Medical Education

  • University of Zambia School of Medicine, MD, 1982


  • Waltham Hospital, Internship-Medicine, 1986


  • VA Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 1988
  • Ndola Central Hospital, Medicine, 1985


  • University of California, Los Angeles, 1990
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