Dr. Krishna Kumar

Psychiatry
Kalaheo, HI
57 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

2.1K Answers
388 Agrees
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Anxiety: I understand your concern about the person with possible Anxiety Disorder. You are a Caring person and want to help. Share your concerns with this per... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Dysmenorrhea, Depres: I understand your distress. “Very very very painful periods: can cause Depression with no motivation. Please see a Gynecologist for Diagnosis and Tre... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Daily water intake: I commend you to care for your Health! Amount of daily water intake is based on age, gender, and activity level. It is recommended- eight 8-ounce gla... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Career Choice: Let Wise Person in you ask about Child Psychiatry:  Reasons to choose it  Satisfactions  Frustrations  Challenges  Problems with patients and the... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Ayurveda Medicine: Ayurveda Medicine has been practiced in India for thousands of years. Medicines come from natural plants. Probably first medicine for treatment of hig... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Tap water after Hurr: • Hurricanes, especially if accompanied by a tidal surge or flooding, can overwhelm municipal water treatment plants and contaminate your water supply... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Medication interacti: Using Valium with Escitalopram may increase dizziness, confusion, impairment in thinking, judgment, and motor coordination. Let Wise Woman within you ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Panic/Anxiety: I understand your distress. Ativan dose taken by you does not seem adequate for constant panic. For “constant panic for two weeks” and chest burn indi... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 57 years experience
To Lose Weight: I admire you for your desire to bring down your weight by 18 pounds. Ask yourself the reasons to lose weight- Health reasons, Family risk factors of D... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Dates health Benefit: I commend you for good choices for your Health 1. Dates are rich in vitamins and minerals. 2. rich source of protein, dietary fiber and rich in vitami... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Anxiety: I understand your concern for various symptoms. Without knowing names and dosage of Supplements, determination of these symptoms can not be made. Yo... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Anxiety: I understand your frustration. Thank you for informing about Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Acid reflux Commend yourself in your achievements in e... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Depression, Anxiety: You are a Special Human Being! You have Blessings and Wonders of Body. Feel Wonders of Universe. Stand in front of mirror and speak- “I accept and Res... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Alcohol Dependence: Fee good about your achievements in your Life in your journey of 37 years. Let the wise man within you ask: Reasons for taking Ativan (lorazepam) Reas... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Major Depression: You are a Precious Human Being! You were born with Wonder of Life Force, giving you Breath of Life; due to which you have been living for 17 years. P... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Alcohol after Append: If you do not have pain, fever, nausea; eating and walking normally, doing activities; and have seen Surgeon for follow after Appendix surgery, you ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 57 years experience
OTC Sleep aids: I understand your distress of withdrawal symptoms and need for relief. Being on OTC sleep aids for 3 years, you developed Dependence, going “cold turk... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 57 years experience
BingeDrinking: I commend you for your honesty about drinking heavily last weekend. It can cause diarrhea Diarrhea can also be due to food, gastroenteritis or stress.... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Gastritis: Thank you for informing about Gastritis, nausea, taking Doliprane(Paracetamol) , Antidepressant medicine Gastritis can be caused by irritation due t... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Anxiety about ADHD: You are a caring grandmother! Of course you want god health for your grandchild. All aspects of your grandchild are important-attention, thinking, fee... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 57 years experience
OCD, GAD: I understand your concern. Lexapro (escitalopram) works for 24 hours. Due to sleeplessness, take Lexapro (escitalopram) after lunch. Not feeling much ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Coated Tongue: I commend you for your concern about your Health! Coated tongue can be due to: • Smoking or other oral tobacco use • Alcohol use • Mouth breathing ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Depression: I understand your frustration. It is possible that you have Stress, Depression, Hypothyroidism or other medical condition. Phentermine side effec... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Panic attack causes: Panic attack feel like being in Intense Fear with sense of impending doom or danger of having heart attack, stroke or death. Causes of panic Attacks ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Body Temperature: I commend your Good Health! You have Normal Body Temperature. And Yes Temperature drops at night. Lowest Temperature is at about 4am. Feel the Ble... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Anxiety, Lexapro (escitalopram): I am empathic to your discomfort. Lexapro is a medication for treatment of depression. It can cause anxiety, restlessness, confusion, agitation and hy... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Tenormin and Xanax (alprazolam): I understand your concern. Tenormin is a medication for treatment of High Blood Pressure Anxiety can increase blood pressure. Xanax (alprazolam) is a ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Lack of Motivation: I understand your need to gain weight Feel good about your accomplishments Accept your appearance, muscles, weight at this time Do not put pressure on... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Ambien (zolpidem) Tramadol: I understand your concern about risk of taking 3 medications. Ambien is a medication for insomnia Cyclobenzaprine is a muscle relaxant. Tramadol is a... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Sexual Dysfunction: I understand your distress. Los of “some sensitivity in testicles” and “feel enlarged” indicates Anxiety about your sexuality and dissatisfaction in r... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Vitamin B12, and D: Vitamins are essential for your health, growth and functioning Suddenly cutting vitamins from your diet would strain your physical and emotional well... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Anxiety: I commend you for being concerned about your health. Feel good about having good Total Cholesterol, HDL, LDL and Triglycerides. Shortness of breath is... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Aging,, Depression: I understand your concern for your father You are a caring daughter. Lifelong Stressors of relationships, work, finances, medical illnesses, aging an... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Insomnia, Anxiety: I understand your concern of not sleeping well Lorazepam and Diazepam are medications for Anxiety, they are not sedatives The effect of lorazepam last... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Insomnia, Xanax (alprazolam): I understand your distress of nightmares. Xanax is not a Medication for insomnia, it is for Anxiety Xanax 2mg dose may cause anxiety, fear, and dream ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Erectile Dysfunction: You are young. It is likely that you have pressure to perform or using Alcohol causing anxiety affecting sexual intimacy. Have Heart to Heart Talk wi... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Ativan Dependence: Let the Wise Person in you ask: •Reasons for taking Ativan or another Benzodiazepine •Tolerance •Habit forming •Withdrawal •Use of Alcohol •Stresses i... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Mold Risks/Hurricane: Yes! After Hurricanes, excess moisture and standing water contribute to growth of mold. People sensitive to mold may experience • Stuffy nose • Irr... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Chelation therapy: Chelation therapy is a chemical process in which a synthetic solution—EDTA is injected into the veins to remove heavy metals and/or minerals from the ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Ignore: Stay calm. Believe in Order of Universe and Healing Powers of your Body. Pray Release your Feelings.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Exam Anxiety: It is likely that you worry excessively, putting pressure on yourself to do well, or feeling pressure of expectations of parents. Zopiclone and Zopide... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Hashimoto Thtroiditi: Seroquel (quetiapine) is for treatment of schizophrenia and Bipolar disorder. Bipolar 2 has history of major depressive episodes and hypomanic episod... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Memory problem: I understand your concern . Escitalopram is a medication for treatment of depression It can cause forgetfulness and confusion. Clonazepam is a med... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Major Depression: You are a Precious Human Being! Let the Wise Person in you guide you for: •You were born with Wonder of Life Force, giving you Breath of Life every 4 ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Depression, Anxiety: I understand your nervousness to be away from home and unknown situations with your boy friend's family. Prozac is a medication for treatment of depre... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Shortness of Breath: I commend you for not smoking, having normal Cholesterol and Blood Pressure, and normal Stress Echo. Being out of shape, obesity, overexerting, and ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Anxiety: I understand your distress. Commend yourself for good functioning heart. Decrease pace and duration 0f exercise. Experience Wonder of Niagara Falls in... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Subutex Dependence: I understand your anxiety to pass test for Subutex If a buprenorphine drug test is done, detection time is about 72 hours. In urine drug tests, the d... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Anxiety, Insomnia: I understand your need to sleep. Lorazepam is for Anxiety. With anxiety managed, your natural sleep will happen. Nyquil is not a Medication for slee... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Psychosis: I understand your desire for information for Psychological Health. If you are concerned about psychological health of a loved one, make sure that your... Read More
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Testimonials
Recommendations and Thank you notes are endorsements given from patients or other doctors.

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Recommendations
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Thank you notes
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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