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.
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
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