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Sarmistha Kumar, DO

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Dr. Sarmistha Kumar, DO

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Scripps Coastal Medical Center Cedar-Vista
130 Cedar Rd
Vista, CA 92083
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Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Biography

Sarmistha Kumar, DO, is a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist with subspecialties in neurological and musculoskeletal disorders. She is fellowship trained in spine and interventional pain medicine and has also trained in ayurvedic medicine.


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.


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Board Certifications

  • American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Medicine, 2005
  • American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Electrodiagnostic Medicine, 2004
  • American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehab, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 2003

Medical Education

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

Internships

  • Union Memorial Hospital, Internship-Medicine, 1999

Residencies

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 2002

Fellowships

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