Location

Rochester, Minnesota

Summary

Dr Kumar's research primarily relates to prevention and treatment of childhood obesity and related comorbidities. Dr Kumar's clinical interests and research focus on novel modalities for weight loss and for treatment of prediabetes and lipid disorders in obese children and adolescents. She has particular interest in the efficacy and long term consequences of bariatric surgery in adolescents.

Focus areas
  • Medical treatment of childhood obesity
  • Role of bariatric surgery in management of severe obesity in adolescence
  • Treatment of type 2 diabetes in children and adolescents
  • Treatment of lipid disoders in children and adolescents
  • Study of extraskeletal benefits of vitamin D in obese children

Recent Publications

See my publications

Professional Details

Primary Appointment

  1. Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism

Joint Appointment

  1. Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine

Academic Rank

  1. Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Education

  1. Fellow - Pediatric Endocrinology Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. Resident - Pediatrics Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. Resident - Preliminary Medicine Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. Senior Resident - Pediatrics All-India Institute of Medical Sciences
  5. Resident - Pediatrics All-India Institute of Medical Sciences
  6. Internship - Medicine All-India Institute of Medical Sciences
  7. MB BS - Medicine All-India Institute of Medical Sciences
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