Sarmistha Kumar, DO

  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Sarmistha Kumar, DO
4.3 Learn more 68 Ratings
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Scripps Coastal Medical Center Vista
130 Cedar Rd
Ste 200
Vista, CA 92083
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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


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Sarmistha Kumar, DO, is a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist (non-surgical orthopedics) with subspecialties in neurological and musculoskeletal disorders. She is fellowship trained in spine and interventional pain.

Dr. Kumar is experienced in performing spinal, joint, muscle, nerve and tendon injections, as well as electromyography (EMG)/nerve conduction studies. She uses fluoroscopic guidance for spinal, intercostal and sacroiliac injections and ultrasound guidance for nerve and musculoskeletal injections when needed.

She also advises alternative medicine and self-help for patients with pain, including meditation, yoga and exercise. Her focus is on non-opioid options for managing pain.

Dr. Kumar prides herself on offering care that is highly specialized, personalized, holistic and unique. In her spare time, she enjoys travel and is interested in Ayurveda and spirituality.

Board Certifications

American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine, 2005American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine, 2004American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2003

Medical Education

University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey, DO, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 1998


Union Memorial Hospital, Internship-Medicine, 1999


Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2002


LAGS Spine and Sports Care, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2003

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