Dr. Anant Kumar, received his medical degree from Kurnool Medical College, Kurnool India in 1981.
Following his graduation from medical school, Dr. Kumar completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India and the prestigious Campbell Clinic/ University of Tennessee program.
Dr. Kumar is Board Certified in Orthopedics. Dr. Kumar’s professional organizational memberships include the North American Spine Society, the Scoliosis Research Society, and American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Colorado Orthopedic Society, the Colorado Medical Society, and the Denver Medical Society. He specializes in adult degenerative cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine surgery, pediatric spine surgery, scoliosis, and complex spinal deformity.
Three years to this day I was in Presbyterian St. Luke’s operating room undergoing a long and complicated surgery. I was at the mercy of your skill! This note is to say “Thank you” for having performed that surgery with great success, which gave me relief from pain, an improved posture, and improved life. Where…
It’s been many years since you served on the SafeHouse Board while I was a grant writer there. Still, I found some comfort in seeing your face on the video for the Presbyterian St. Lukes Spine Center. That video somehow made my journey in for a four-level fusion with Dr. Kumar seem less frightening. I’ll…
Ralph Zerr, a 50-year-old from Northwest Kansas with Achondroplasia Dwarfism, was suffering from back pain as a result of his spinal cord shrinking over time and restricting the nerve endings where the spinal cord goes through the pelvis and spinal canal. Ralph found Dr. Anant Kumar, spine surgeon at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center, and knew…
It is six months (March 6 and 8, 2017) since you performed the surgeries for my scoliosis and I felt it was appropriate that I again thank you for giving me a pain free life. The pain I was experiencing prior to the surgery has gone and I have not experienced any pain as a…
Michael H. Gibson
I wanted to write to you and THANK YOU so much for helping Dr. Yee to literally save my brother! He is very special to me and he is also all I have. The Lord has blessed you with special talents and I will forever be grateful to you for helping my brother get through.
I am so grateful to have been referred to Dr Anant Kumar. His diagnosis of my “flat back syndrome” as a result of a previous surgery and his suggested procedure were the first ray of hope I had had after months of chronic pain. I know stand straight for the first time in years and…
My oh so sweet Dr. Kumar. I want to tell you how much I want to thank you! You are an incredible person, surgeon & friend. I am so lucky to have found you. You fixed me! I greatly appreciate everything you and Cathy did for me. I will always remember you and my surgery….
All the languages of the world do not hold words enough for me to be able to ever express how much I treasure you; how deeply I respect you and your tremendous skill as a surgeon. Tears come to my eyes when I think of what you have done for me. You gave me a…
Dear Dr. Kumar, Thank you so much for helping me live my days without back pain and for getting me off the narcotics. To me you are a miracle worker. I’m so glad that I found you.
Dr. Kumar has the ability to draw upon his extensive training and experience to find the most effective treatment for his patients. He emphasizes a multidisciplinary approach with a focus on non-operative/conservative care and minimally invasive approaches. He only considers surgery if all conservative options fail.
Here you will find photos from Dr. Kumar’s travels to Africa and various surgeries he has performed throughout the world we are also featuring individual case studies of some of Dr. Kumar’s more challenging surgeries on our blog.