gastroenterologist resume example with 13+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Expected in 2008 M.D. | Gastroenterology Fellowship University of Arizona Medical Center, Tucson, AZ, GPA:
Expected in 2005 M.D. | Internal Medicine Residency McGaw Medical Center - Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, GPA:
Expected in 2002 M.D. | University of Illinois College of Medicine, Peoria, IL, GPA:
Expected in 1998 M.S | Physiology & Biophysics Georgetown University, Washington, DC, GPA:
Expected in 1997 B.A. | Psychology Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, GPA:
Work History
08/2008 to Current Gastroenterologist Department Of Veterans Affairs | Cincinnati, OH,
  • Thoroughly examined patients and elicited medical history data and performed endoscopic procedures for diagnosing and treating digestive disorders
  • Trained and supervised medical students and residents
  • Stayed abreast of advances in treatments, emerging pharmaceutical applications and new diagnostic tools for application in Gastroenterology
  • President and Practice Owner since 2018; effectively expanded group practice from solo physician and 7 staff to total of 4 physicians, 3 nurse practitioners and 30+ staff in 3 years
02/2016 to Current Part Owner Initialized Capital | San Francisco, CA,
    • Shareholder in physician owned and operated hospital
    • Promoted Colon Cancer Awareness through newspaper articles, talks and managed booths and educational materials at health fairs and community outreach events
2018 to 2020 Partner Port Of Peri Peri | City, STATE,
  • Partner in restaurant franchise
  • Assisted in general marketing and coordinating catering events
  • Assisted in developing menu items, menu and interior design of restaurant
  • Interacted with customers
  • Board Recertification Gastroenterology 2018
  • Board Certified Gastroenterology 2008
  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine 2005
  • Indiana Medical License since 2008
  • American Gastroenterology Association
  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Indian American Cultural Center
  • Indian Medical Association

  • EGD
  • Colonoscopy
  • Push Enteroscopy
  • ERCP
  • SPYGLASS cholangioscopy
  • Small bowel video capsule endoscopy
  • Esophageal, colon, enteric and biliary stent placements
  • Variceal Banding
  • Endoscopic mucosal resection
  • Hemorrhoid Energy Therapy
  • Orbera weight loss intra-gastric balloon
  • Barrx Radiofrequency Ablation Therapy
  • BRAVO pH placement and interpretation
  • Esophageal and Anorectal manometry interpretation
  • Franciscan Alliance Medical Executive Board 2021
  • GI lab Director : Franciscan Hospitals (Hammond, Dyer, Munster) 2021
  • Gi lab Director : Methodist Hospital (Merrillville) 2021
  • Vitals Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award 2020: recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.
  • Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award- 5 Year Honoree 2020: recognizes doctors with the highest scores in bedside manner for five consecutive years. This honor is granted to a few distinct doctors in the United States based on experiences shared by patients.
  • St Luke's Award 2012: "Doctor of the Year" award given on behalf of nurses from both the Dyer and Hammond campuses to honor excellence in service to patients and staff.
  • Professionals to Watch 2012: NWI Times publication featuring top area professionals
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Professional summary

Jessica Kumar, MD, a gastroenterologist and owner of the Centers for Digestive Health, has proudly been serving the Northwest Indiana region for 14 years with locations in Highland, Dyer, Merrillville, Gary and DeMotte, Indiana.

Dr. Kumar earned a B.A. from Northwestern University, a M.S. from Georgetown University and an M.D. from the University of Illinois College of Medicine. He then completed Internal Medicine residency at the McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University and a Gastroenterology fellowship at Banner - University Medical Center Tucson (formerly the University of Arizona Medical Center).

During his career, he has made a positive impact through training medical students and serving as director of hospital GI labs while receiving numerous recognitions including: Healthgrades Honor Roll, the distinguished 5 year anniversary Vitals Patient's Choice and Compassionate Doctor award and the St. Luke's Award for Doctor of the Year at Franciscan St Margaret Health given in recognition by nurses and staff for patient care.

He has continued to successfully expand his group practice which is committed to providing patient-centered, high-quality care to meet and serve the gastroenterology needs of the region.

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School Attended

  • University of Arizona Medical Center
  • McGaw Medical Center - Northwestern University
  • University of Illinois College of Medicine
  • Georgetown University
  • Northwestern University

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  • Gastroenterologist
  • Part Owner
  • Partner


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