Priya U. Kumthekar, MD

Priya U. Kumthekar, MD

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Primary Specialty

Neuro-Oncology

Secondary Specialty

  • Neurology

Insurance

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Accepting New Patients

Practice Focus Areas

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Northeast Ohio Medical University College of Medicine - 2007
Internship:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2008
Residency:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2011
Fellowships:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2012

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Neurology (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Associate Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Physician Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group
On Medical Staff At:
Central DuPage Hospital
Delnor Hospital
Huntley Hospital
McHenry Hospital
Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Woodstock Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

5.0
5.0 

81 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

72 Reviews

November 15, 2020

5.0

Dr Kumthekar is very professional and listens to her patients and provides the latest research

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November 12, 2020

5.0

Priya is accommodating to her patients and wants to get to know them before starting treatment. She creates lists for herself to complete as well as the patient to complete and lists are helpful for me.

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November 12, 2020

5.0

Extremely kind and flexible staff

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November 12, 2020

5.0

Dr kumthakar is a wonderful, caring doctor. She answers all our questions simply, and yet detailed.

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November 12, 2020

5.0

She is great.

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November 12, 2020

5.0

Great care. Always a positive experience. Attitude of "this is what we do next" is why I am still here."

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November 11, 2020

5.0

Additionally, she's knowledgeable and explained things in a way that I could understand.

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November 11, 2020

5.0

I love the professionalism they all displayed (Tammi, Meg, and Dr. Kumthekar). They all showed genuine interest and concern. They were personable, patient and good listeners. They had positive energy!

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November 09, 2020

5.0

Very helpful

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November 09, 2020

5.0

Always nice, on time and answering the questions

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November 05, 2020

5.0

Dr Kinthekar is easy to advise and know your case

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November 05, 2020

5.0

Dr Kinthekar is very caring Dr explain my case in detail and fallows my case

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October 28, 2020

5.0

Dr K is one of the finest physicians at Northwestern

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October 28, 2020

5.0

Great care and attention

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October 25, 2020

5.0

She is very knowledgeable and has a good nature

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October 22, 2020

5.0

Doctor Priya Kumthekar is an excellent physician who helps us greatly in making decisions

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October 22, 2020

5.0

A thorough exam was given by the excellent physician. I have been under great care from Doctor Kumtheker and I am so thankful that she is my Doctor.

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October 21, 2020

5.0

Thorough. Informative. Coordinations between all disciplines.

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October 15, 2020

5.0

My oncologist is very helpful, she's willing to spend as much time as necessary to make me feel comfortable with results, and has timely results and advice on my scans. She makes your quality of life and happiness her top priority. She's very approachable and probably one of the best doctors I have had.

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October 09, 2020

5.0

good knowledgeable dr. always available to anawer questions

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October 09, 2020

5.0

good thorough care

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October 08, 2020

5.0

She is the most compassionate doctor I've ever met. Dealing with cancer patients daily must be be draining. She's always upbeat, positive and supportive.

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October 08, 2020

5.0

Extremely compassionate, knowledgeable and helpful.

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October 04, 2020

5.0

Thorough compassionate care. Explains options. Allows for patient input.

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October 04, 2020

5.0

Thorough compassionate care

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September 30, 2020

5.0

Dr Kumthekar is extremely knowledgeable, professional, compassionate, and easy to understand what she is saying without using professional jargon.

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September 30, 2020

5.0

They genuinely care for the people that walk through their doors.

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September 24, 2020

5.0

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September 23, 2020

5.0

She is an outstanding physician with great communication skills.

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September 23, 2020

5.0

Excellent advice and a doctor who is very good to talk to.

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September 23, 2020

5.0

Her bedside matter is unparalleled

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September 23, 2020

5.0

Dr Kumthekar is excellent

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September 16, 2020

5.0

She is very knowledgeable & sincerely caring. She explains things to me & is very thorough in her exams

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September 16, 2020

5.0

Smart and good at explaining to me & very caring

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September 16, 2020

5.0

She is a BRILLIANT Dr. I know I'm blessed for sure.

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September 16, 2020

5.0

Very low key office. All of the staff I met were very kind.

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September 16, 2020

5.0

I am treated as an adult As a wheelchair user this is actually a big deal because many people, especially “medical professionals” often treat people with disabilities like children.

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September 09, 2020

5.0

Dr Kumthekar is very knowledgeable and very caring. She always takes a lot of time with me and listens to my concerns. She is proactive and doesn't ignore anything. She is amazing.

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September 09, 2020

5.0

Dr Kumthekar is the reason we come to NMH. Her, Meg (her nurse) and Dr Melanie Smith (palliative care) are all phenomenal. Caring and pro active.

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September 09, 2020

5.0

She is original and determined o

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September 09, 2020

5.0

The testing along with Dr Kumthekar's explanation and analysis gives me insight and hope.

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September 06, 2020

5.0

The positive attitudes of the staff is amazing. And Dr Kumthekar does not give up on you!

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September 02, 2020

5.0

She's amazing.

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September 02, 2020

5.0

Knowledgeable team with a huge amount of resources.

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September 02, 2020

5.0

She is very professional, knowledgable, and is compassionate about her commitment to helping you.

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September 02, 2020

5.0

They genuinely care about you, and they are always looking on ways to help you get better.

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August 30, 2020

5.0

Dr Kumthekar is an outstanding physician, clinician & scientist who is superbly knowledgeable & empathetic

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August 26, 2020

5.0

Very compassionate and conveyed her plan very clearly

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August 23, 2020

5.0

Dr. Was thorough. Offered me follow up and keeping an eye on my issue. I have to follow up either with her or my neurologist. It is my choice. I like that she involved me in the decision on how to follow up.

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August 12, 2020

5.0

Dr Kumthekar has been wonderful! She is very thorough and answers all my questions. And you know she genuinely cares.

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August 09, 2020

5.0

She was really nice and going to figure out what is wrong with my leg. Also the person up front was really helpful.

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August 06, 2020

5.0

Doctor Kumtheker is an exceptional physician who demonstrates great caring for her patients. She is someone I would highly recommended for her expertise and thoughtfulness of my needs

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July 29, 2020

5.0

Same as always. Great care, great compassion, great communication.

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July 24, 2020

5.0

Passionate and gives detail explanation

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July 22, 2020

5.0

Professional and wonderful

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July 20, 2020

5.0

She is very knowledgeable, she listens to our questions and any concerns we might have.

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July 19, 2020

5.0

She is a great communicator, really cares for her patients, gives information in a straight forward patient appropriate fashion and was on top of the scan results within one hour.

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July 19, 2020

5.0

Because she's the best best in her field!

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July 15, 2020

5.0

She's knowledgeable thorough and has a great bed aide manner . She makes us comfortable to speak with and makes sure we understand everything at the visit

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July 13, 2020

5.0

Always very responsive and pleasant

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July 08, 2020

5.0

Dr. Kumethar is Informative, patient, compassionate, knowledgeable, honest and confident.

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July 08, 2020

5.0

I'm confident with the care rcv'd, recommendations and overall I couldn't be happier with the care that I've recently have come across. Dr.Kumthekar is an exceptional, caring and competent physician.

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July 08, 2020

5.0

I love Dr K! She is awesome and very personal!!

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July 03, 2020

5.0

She knows what she's doing and does it well. I am grateful she's my Doctor.

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June 22, 2020

5.0

Dr. Kumthekar is ALWAYS such a pleasure to be with. She always CARES, and she answers all of my questions and explains things.

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June 21, 2020

5.0

Very capable, compassionate Dr.

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June 17, 2020

5.0

Doctor was very kind, explained everything in detail and reasoning behind her recommendation. She listened to my concerns and answered all of my questions. She took her time with me and the appointment did not feel rushed.

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June 17, 2020

5.0

Prompt, informative, caring, open to questions. The appointment was a discussion not a lecture.

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June 10, 2020

5.0

She is very compassionate and knowledgeable. Also friendly and very easy to understand. And very accommodating. She offered that I could do either in person or zoom visits or phone call visits.

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June 08, 2020

5.0

Dr K has been a pleasure to work with. She is kind and compassionate in addition to being an excellent oncologist. She gives you her undivided attention at every visit.

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June 03, 2020

5.0

She is lovely, warm and extremely knowledgeable all at the same time. She never talks down and Is always reassuring. I trust her implicitly.

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June 03, 2020

5.0

They make me feel like I'm their only patient!

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