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Dr. Krishna Kumar

Psychiatry
Kalaheo, HI
55 years experience male

Locations

Krishna Kumar, M.D.

Kalaheo, HI

Address

4100 Oni Place, Kalaheo, HI
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Fax

(555) 555-5555

Insurances accepted

Cigna

HMA/HMN

Hawaii Medical Assurance Association

Hawaii Medical Service Association

Medicare

UHA

United Behavioral Health

UnitedHealthcare

Krishna Kumar, M.D.

Kalaheo, HI

About

Bio

Dr. Kumar is a Board-Certified Psychiatrist, and Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. (Highest Honor of APA) He is Certified by American Board of Independent Medical Examiners. He feels gratified in receiving the Exemplary Psychiatrist Award, Excellence in Psychiatry Award; and Recognitions from various government leaders for his professional achievements and community service. He feels humbled by Proclamation of Kauai Mayor Carvalho as Distinguished Eminent Physician and Hawaii Ambassador of Health. For 47 years, he has been dedicated to providing Total Patient Treatment & Care. He believes in "Health is Wealth"; and promoting all aspects of Health-- Emotional, Physical, Intellectual, Social, and Spiritual Health in his patients and their families.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Psychiatry

Addiction Medicine

Clinical Psychology

Holistic Medicine

Licenses

United States: Hawaii

Languages spoken

English, Hindi

Doctor Q&A

2.7K Answers
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Ativan side effects: Having following side effects of Ativan may ake you feel sick: • Dizziness • Confusion • Sleepiness • abnormal coordination • Memory disturbance • De... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
White Hair Anxiety: Let the Wise Person in you reflect: Your symptoms due to stress o: •White hairs •Physical symptoms •Worry •Fear •Restlessness •“On the Edge”, short... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Marijuana, Dopamine: Long-term cannabis use tends to produce less dopamine, a neurochemical directly linked to motivation and reward. Using pet brain imaging the researche... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Stimulants: Stimulants such as Cocaine and amphetamine exert their effects on the user's nervous system and change the user's emotions, behavior, and affects cogn... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
See the Physician: Please see the physician for assessment of your physical pain. And discussion of stresses in your life, and coping skills to deal with stresses and ph... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Anxiety: I understand your discomfort. ' not being able to get enough air is likely a symptom of anxiety due to stress and unresolved feelings. Anxiety can ca... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Alccohol Dependence: Daily use of 180 ml vodka with high liver enzymes indicate alcohol dependence. Alprazolam helps with anxiety, however one can become dependent on Al... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Depression: You deserve peace! feeling only at peace when sleeping seems to indicate depression, stresses of work, relationships, losses, finances. And health ca... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Anxiety: These symptoms seem to indicate stress, anxiety and possible use of alcohol and drugs. Please see a therapist for assessment of these symptoms, and f... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Headache, Bachache: I am empathic to your back pain and throbbing headache which have affected your life. It seems that headache is not related to your back pain. Ongo... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Marital Conflicts: I understand your feelings about your husband thinking that you are doing something wrong. Please care for yourself, do not be preoccupied in pleasi... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Adjustnent Disorder: I understand your concern for your daughter. It is likely that stresses in relationships at home, her low self esteem, and poor coping with her feel... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Depression Treatment: I feel empathy for your depression. It seems that you feel emotionally drained and have no energy to cry. Please see a psychiatrist for complete Medi... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Cold Symptoms: I understand your discomfort. Cold symptoms may last up to 1 week. Please be concerned and see the physician for: productive cough which is yellow ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
PH of urine, stool,: Ph is a measure of acidity or alkalinity of water soluble substances (ph stands for 'potential of hydrogen'). A ph value is a number from 1 to 14, wit... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Depression, Bipolar: Mild Depression has feelings of sadness, hurt and upsetness; does not much affect functioning. Severe Depression has marked sadness, with feelings ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Anxiety, Hypnosis: Hypnosis is state of physical relaxation accompanied by increased focus and mental concentration on a specific thought or memory, while blocking out s... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Wheatgrass Laxative: I understand your desire to know about wheatgrass as a laxative. It is primarily used as a concentrated source of nutrients. There is not enough scien... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Depression, Anxiety: I understand your discomfort. Depression and anxiety can cause exhaustion, frequent foggy head feeling, inability to focus and insomnia. Sudden pers... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Constipation: I understand your discomfort. At age 20, your constipation with spotting of bright red blood could be due to hemorrhoids, it is also possible due ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Anxiety Disorder: I understand that you are going through lot of stress right now. Your muscle pain in back and occasional chest pain seems to indicate anxiety disorder... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Chronic waist pain: I understand your discomfort. Chronic waist pain treatment will not just be relieved by medications alone. Practice the following: taking nutritio... Read More
A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Anxiety, Alprazolam: Thank you for informing taking Alprazolam, Acyclovir and Catapres Let the Wise Man in you Reflect: •Need for Alprazolam for sleep when Both Acyclovi... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Depression,: I understand your discomfort. Stresses of childhood and teenage years most likely gave you emotional pain and hurt, and deprived you of love which le... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Lovan effects: Fluoxetine is reported as an ingredient of lovan in the australia which is also the ingredient in prozac, prescribed for the treatment of depression... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Sleep problem: I understand your concern. Of course you would like to have good sleep. Lack of sleep can cause tiredness, anxiety, irritability and lack of functio... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Lexapro (escitalopram): Lexapro (escitalopram) is a medication for treatment of depression. I can cause respiratory side effects including upper respiratory tract infection ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Scalp twitchings: I understand your concern about scalp twitchings and spasms. These symptoms are likely due to anxiety. At age 39, stresses of relationships, marria... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Hallucinations: Hallucinations are false perceptions. That means-perceiving things that are not really there, but seem very real and vivid to the person experiencing ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Retinol vitamin a: I commend you for your desire to have good Health. As per http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/ingredient/705543/RETINYL_ACETATE_(VITAMIN_A_ACETATE)/# FDA and ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Bipolar Disorder: Please do not make diagnosis . See a psychiatrist and provide following information: Feeling very ecstatic, very irritable, increased energy and activ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Having Panic attack: Feel Blessings of 3 Million Air Sacs in your lungs due to which you have Breath of Life every 4 seconds and have lived for 42 years. Breathe deep, Fe... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Basil Weight Loss: I understand your desire to lose weight. Basil has possibly been linked to weight loss because of its ability to lower elevated cortisol levels. High... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Weight Concern: I Commend you for your concern about your Health. At age 49,let Wise Person in you reflect: Duration of 170 lbs weight. Recent change in weight. Daily... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Disasters Preventio: Natural Disasters Prevention: Have emergency supplies of food, water, medications, batteries, radio. Follow advice of Civil Defense Agency, County and... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Oat and Oat Bran: I commend you for good choices for your Health. Oat bran contains about 50% more fiber and soluble fiber than oatmeal, making it more effective at lo... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Depression Treatment: Choose a Psychiatrist for psychiatric Evaluation. Describe all your symptoms of chronic/severe depression. Discuss Therapy and s medications. Discuss ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Lovan Medication: I am empathic to the loss of your mother and issues with your dad. Please see a psychiatrist for treatment of depression including psychotherapy an... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Stresses: Stress of relationships, college, work, and health possibly are contributing to your depression.
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Thanks for asking!: Paxil (paroxetine) helps with both depression and anxiety. Take xanax only for acute symptoms.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Thanks for asking!: Love yourself. Respect yourself. Accept yourself who you are and set goals to improve yourself. Enjoy the relationship with your boy friend.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Zoloft (sertraline) effects: Please see your psychiatrist for evaluation of severity of your depression, dosage needed of zoloft, (sertraline) other reasons for headache and ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Marital problems: Please see a psychiatrist or psychologist to understand stresses in your marriage, and how those stresses are affecting your emotional, physical and... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
IBS: Your ibs may be causing various symptoms including sleep problem. Please see a therapist for stress contributing to ibs.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Severe Depression: I commend you for your desire to overcome severe depression. • Believe in Wonder of Life Force within yourself. • Reflect on achievements of total lif... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Generalized Anxiety: Let Wise person in you ask if you have: •Excessive worrying •Difficulty in concentration •Too many thoughts racing •Irritability •Restlessness •Muscle... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
To Lose Weight: It is NOT what you eat, IT IS, what is eating you! Understand the stresses in your life- eating due to sadness, frustration, loneliness, boredom: con... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Loss of Weight: I understand your desire to lose weight on your hips, stomach and thighs See a Therapist for reasons for weight -Diet, Lack of exercise, Stress Set... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Trazadone Dependence: I commend you for your desire to stop taking Trazadone and understand your concern for rebound insomnia. Let Wise Man within you reflect: •Stresses c... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Antidepressant Medic: Severe Depression affects our thinking, emotions, behavior, relationships and work functioning. Of course, we wish to have best antidepressant for tre... Read More

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Apr 26, 2015
I enjoy Dr. Kumar's responses. He meets patients warmly where they are, and is empathic with a spirited and spiritual bedside manner we all should aspire to!
Nov 27, 2017
The work you do make people life better and creat a positive impacts on their life ,God bless you ,Please keep up the good work
Dr. Patrick Connerly
Jan 26, 2017
medication side effects, mixing meds, and withdrawals seem to be very strong points for him
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This made me feel good. Thanks! lol go to the state park.I take klonopin instead of ativan.I think Im feeling better now went out side to the dog park.I take vyvanse only when needed to help me with m...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! This is the person (50 y.o.) who is staying 3 wks. I'll give a Walmart card for $25 & will just turn a deaf ear to it all and to so many other things. 2 wks. to go!! Goe...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you Dr. for taking the time to read and respond. It is probably advisable for me to see some one about anxiety which is what is causing me to loose sleep. Will c...Read More

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Maulana Azad Medical College
Graduated 1966MD

Residency

Illinois State Psychiatric Institute

Residency

Edgewater Medical Center

Awards

Excellence in Psychiatry, Hawaii Psychiatric Medical Association
Distinguished Life Fellow, American Psychiatric Association
Commendation, Honorable Senator Daniel Akaka

Affiliations

American Medical Association
American Psychiatric Association
Hawaii Psychiatric Medical Association

Publications

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