Dr Jesse Kumar

Dr Jesse Kumar

MBBS, FRCP

Diabetes & Endocrinology

Offers video consultation
Recommended by 3 specialists
27 years of experience
15 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

5

Bedside Manner

5

Explanation

5

Top feedback

“Dr Kumar was very friendly and took my symptoms seriously (where others hadn't). He did scans plus lots of blood tests and was then able to prescribe medication that has made a big difference to me. He also puts all of the results and notes online, which is great.“
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Subspecialties

  • Diabetes
  • General (Internal) Medicine
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Telugu
  • Urdu
  • Greek
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4681470
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £250

    Follow-up appointment: £150

    Practices worked at

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    2,651 reviews

    HCA UK at The Shard

    St Thomas Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 9BS
    2,290 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

    Mon
    18:00 - 21:00
    Tue
    18:00 - 21:00
    Wed
    Not available
    Thu
    16:00 - 20:00 | 12:30 - 15:00
    Fri
    15:00 - 21:00
    Sat
    Not available
    Sun
    Not available

    About

    Dr Jesse Kumar, Consultant Endocrinologist and General Medicine Specialist, currently practises within the Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust. He specialises in the treatment of endocrine issues of the Thyroid, Adrenal gland, as well as issues of calcium, hypogonadism, weight management and general endocrinology. He is a board-certified prescriber of radio-active iodine for hyperthyroidism and goitre.

    Dt Kumar undertook Higher Speciality Training in the South Thames Deanery. Within his current NHS Trust, he has held many important posts including Lead Physician, Clinical Director and Clinical Lead for Diabetes Commissioning. He also runs a specialist clinic for Thyroid Radio-iodine, Thyroid Eye Disease, Treatment Pump clinic and antenatal diabetes.

    Dr Kumar is also an active researcher, being involved in many international multi-site clinical trials as a Principal Investigator since 2006. His research has resulted in the publication of numerous peer-reviewed articles, he is also invited to international conferences to present these findings. 

    Procedures

    • Blood Glucose Monitoring
    • Synacthen Test
    • Adrenocorticotropin Stimulation Tests (ACTH)
    • Dexamethasone Suppression Test
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Thyroid Problems
    • Graves’ Disease
    • High Blood Pressure
    • Hormone Imbalances and Disorders (Female)
    • Hypothyroidism
    • Pituitary Disorders
    • Vitamin D Deficiency
    • Addison’s Disease
    • Adrenal Disease
    • Cushing’s Syndrome
    • Diabetes
    • Diabetes Insipidus
    • Disorders of Bone Metabolism
    • Endocrine Hypertension
    • General Medicine
    • Goitre
    • Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis
    • Hormone Disorders (Male)
    • Hyperlipidaemia
    • Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
    • Hyperthyroidism
    • Menopause
    • Metabolic Syndrome
    • Osteoporosis
    • Parathyroid Disease
    • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
    • Prolactinoma
    • Reproductive Disorders
    • Thyroid Nodules
    • Tiredness (Fatigue)
    • Type 1 Diabetes
    • Variable Blood Pressure
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    Education

    Qualifications:

    • MBBS University of medical sciences 1995
    • FRCP Royal college of Physicians of London 2013
    • ARSAC certificate – Administration of Radioactive Substances Advisory Committee (for radio-iodine therapy in benign thyroid disorders)

    Memberships:

    • General Medical Council
    • Royal College of Physicians of London (Fellow)
    • European Thyroid Association
    • ABCD - association of British Clinical Diabetologists
    • Medical Protection Society
    • British Medical Association
    • HCSA - Hospital Consultant & Specialists Association
    • Member of Thyroid Cancer Core MDT
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    Reviews

    5 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5
    Explanation
    5
    Diabetes & Endocrinology
    3/27
    Thyroid Problems
    3/27
    Blood Glucose Monitoring
    1/27
    Graves’ Disease
    1/27
    High Blood Pressure
    1/27
    Hormone Imbalances and Disorders (Female)
    1/27
    Hypothyroidism
    1/27
    Pituitary Disorders
    1/27
    Synacthen Test
    1/27
    Vitamin D Deficiency
    1/27
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    (5/5)
    Dr Kumar was very friendly and took my symptoms seriously (where others hadn't). He did scans plus lots of blood tests and was then able to prescribe medication that has made a big difference to me. He also puts all of the results and notes online, which is great.
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    (5/5)
    Dr Kumar takes his time to explain everything. He is clear in his responses so you can understand not like some doctors I have encountered. Very professional.
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    (5/5)
    Amazing! Thank you for your expertise & care!
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Dr Kumar has been an exceptional consultant. He is extremely experienced and fully understands all the minor details and information about my diagnosis. He is very clear in all his explanations so I feel fully comfortable and this gives me deep trust in his advice and guidance. He is kind and considerate when dealing with me and sensitive to my concerns. He listens patiently and answers all my questions so I leave each consultation with him fully informed and reassured. I would recommend Dr Kumar completely and sincerely thank him for all he is doing to help me with my condition.
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    I was very impressed with my appointment with Dr Kumar. He was very thorough and explained everything in great detail and then made sure I fully understood. I would highly recommend his services.
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    Overall Experience
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    (5/5)
    Dr Kumar was kind and attentive. He asked excellent questions and took the time to properly listen and respond to my answers. His explanations were clear and I felt well cared for and very confident in his abilities.
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    Overall Experience
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    Patient seen for:
    Dr. Kumar demonstrated that he is highly knowledgable and he treated me as an equal by taking the time to explain to me how the thyroid function is balanced through TSH being generated by the pituitary gland and the resultant production of the T4 and T3 thyroid hormones produced by the thyroid gland. Dr. Kumar also explained exactly what he was looking for when he undertook the physical exam and has explained why he will be sending me for further blood tests and an ultra sound scan. I would highly recommend Dr. Kumar due to his excellent professional manner and specialist knowledge.
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Very good service
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    Overall Experience
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    (5/5)
    Excellent care received, quick and accurate diagnosis and effective treatment. Highly recommended.
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Very efficient and friendly
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    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 3 specialists
    Dr Taher Mahmud
    Dr Taher Mahmud
    Rheumatology
    Is a colleague

    "Dr Jesse Kumar is an excellent opinion and helpful colleague Patient always speak very approachable"

    21-01-2022

    Recommended for:
    Hyperlipidaemia
    Mr Simon Ellis
    Mr Simon Ellis
    Orthopaedic Surgery
    Is a colleague

    "Jess is an excellent medical opinion a great diabetologist"

    20-07-2021

    Recommended for:
    Diabetes Insipidus, General Medicine
    Dr Ken Laji
    Dr Ken Laji
    Diabetes & Endocrinology
    We trained together

    "Excellent clinician, personable and meticulous. Follows through appropriately and offers well considered opinions. Tech aware, uses modern communication and data management tools effectively. "

    28-05-2021

    Recommended for:
    Adrenal Disease

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