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Parag Kumar, MD

  • Hospital Only


  • Medical School
    Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, India
  • Residency
    Children's Hospital at St. Joseph's (Paterson, NJ) (Pediatric)
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Pediatrics. Fellow AAP

I enjoy serving children of all ages, and have special interests in early childhood development & literacy , Childhood Asthma , ADHD, Pediatric Infections , Obesity, Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus (Insulin Pumps) & complex issues.

I consider it a privilege when parents trust me with the care of their precious ones. I advocate for providing culturally effective care for all of our patients and enjoy working with diverse patient populations. I thrive in educating my patients about their health.

  • CHAIRMAN Commission on Socio Economics(North Dakota Medical Association)
  • ADLS ( Advanced Disaster Life Support) & AHLS (Advanced Hazmat Life Support )instructor & Provider- through the BORDRES ALERT & READY , University of North Dakota & University of Arizona Emergency Medicine Research Center
  • Member Health Vision and Strategy group North Dakota
  • The only physician on District Health Council (Bismarck Public Schools)




Dr. Kumar is married and has 2 children. He enjoys fishing, hunting ,traveling & swimming. Dr. Kumar is also a Shriner.

  • UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Dean's Special Recognition Award for Outstanding Volunteer Faculty (Professor of Pediatrics)
  • Special Achievement Award from the American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Provider Achievement Gold Award for excellence in managing childhood diabetes
  • AAFP ( American Academy of Family Physicians) recognition award for “participation as an Active Teacher in Family Medicine.”
  • Multiple Best Teacher Award from UND Family Practice Residency program
  • Best Doctors in America®2010-2014
Primary Practice Location

Sanford Medical Center

300 N Seventh Street
Bismarck, ND 58501

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(701) 323-6000
(800) 932-8758