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 Care( 2009-current).
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)
Dr Kumar lives with his physician wife, 2 daughters and their german shepherd in Plano, TX