Conemaugh Physician Group - Gastroenterology Welcomes Shashi Kumar, MD

June 14, 2021

Conemaugh Physician Group – Gastroenterology recently welcomed Shashi Kumar, MD to its team. Dr. Kumar will provide outpatient care at Conemaugh Physician Group – Gastroenterology located at 1015 Franklin St., Johnstown, and inpatient care at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.

Originally from India, Dr. Kumar has made southwestern Pennsylvania his home for the past 30 years. Dr. Kumar will screen and treat patients for a range of gastrointestinal concerns including diseases of the gallbladder, biliary system, pancreas, liver, esophagus, stomach, duodenum, intestines, and colon. He specializes in advanced diagnostic testing for GI health issues.

“Many of the GI health issues that we see as gastroenterologists can be prevented and treated most effectively with early detection,” said Dr. Kumar. “I look forward to working with my colleagues across the health system to catch these issues early and deliver the best possible outcomes for our patients.”

Dr. Kumar earned his medical degree at Banaras Hindu University in India. He completed his residency at Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital and his fellowship in Gastroenterology/Hepatology at then Presbyterian University Hospital in Pittsburgh. Dr. Kumar is a member of the American College of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, American College of Gastroenterology, and Pennsylvania Medical Society.

Appointments may be made by calling Conemaugh Physician Group – Gastroenterology at 814.534.1270.