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Santhi Iyer Kumar, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Medicine
IRD 720 2020 Zonal Avenue Off Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 226 7923

Overview

Dr. Kumar's clinical interests include critical care, pulmonary, and internal medicine. Her research interests include critical care, quality improvement, patient safety and team science.

Dr. Kumar earned her medical degree from Drexel University College of Medicine. She then went on to complete her internship and residency in Internal Medicine at LAC+USC Medical Center, followed by a Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine Fellowship.

Awards

LAC+USC Medical Center: Resident of the Year Award, 2007

Phi Eta Sigma: Member, 2004

Lehigh University: Dean's Scholar, 2000

LAC+USC Medical Center: Chief Fellow, Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship, 2009-2010

Publications

Iyer S, Afshar K, Sharma OP. Peritoneal and pleural sarcoidosis: an unusual association - review and clinical report. Curr Opin Pulm Med. 2008 Sep; 14(5):481-7. View in: PubMed

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