Iresh Kumar, MD, FAAP
Dr. Kumar is a board certified pediatrician in practice for over
20 years. He completed his pediatric training at the University of Illinois at Chicago and was Chief
resident at the program, actively involved in academics and medical student teaching.
Dr. Kumar practiced in Oklahoma for 7 years and was actively involved in Phase III clinical
trials for new medications like Xopenex HFA and Alvesco for asthma. He moved with his family to the area and
started his practice in Frisco in 2005.
Dr. Kumar is a fellow of American Academy of Pediatrics and a member of Texas Pediatric
Society, and Texas Medical Association.
Dr. Kumar has special interest in
allergies, asthma, immunizations, health promotion and healthcare technology.
Dr. Kumar has been very actively involved with the Texas Pediatric Society as a
member of the various committees like Committee on Constitution and Bylaws (2007-2008), Committee
on Communications and Technology (2007-2008), Committee on Medical Education (2007-current), Committee on Hospital
He has been in leadership positions at various hospitals through the years. He has been Chairman,
Dept. of Pediatrics, Centennial Medical Center, Frisco, TX, (2008), President,
Medical Staff, Integris Clinton Regional Hospital, Clinton, OK (2003-2004), Vice President, Medical
Staff, Integris Clinton Regional Hospital, Clinton, OK (2002-2003), Secretary, Medical Staff, Integris Clinton
Regional Hospital, Clinton, OK (2000-2001).
He is also Instructor in Pediatrics (Volunteer)
at UT Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX (2006-current)