Board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation, Dr. Kumar specializes in nonsurgical orthopedic care and pain management. As a physiatrist, his job is to find non-operative solutions to help patients overcome their pain.
“In physical medicine and rehabilitation, we get to see the outcomes,�? he says. “We get to help the patient recover to their best ability, and I think that’s very fulfilling.�?
Dr. Kumar is from Central Florida and returned to the area after completing his training at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (Bradenton, Florida) and his residency at East Carolina University (Greenville, North Carolina). He also earned a master’s degree in healthcare administration at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science (Chicago).
“I see patients who have a joint injury or back pain,�? he says. “Back pain is such a common thing nowadays. I help patients manage back pain with minimally invasive procedures, limiting prescription medications and leading to a healthier way to recover.�?
His goal is to help patients recover from injury or disease and return to a healthy lifestyle. This is accomplished with comprehensive treatment plans that address all areas of a patient’s life.
Dr. Kumar is a member of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.