Dr. Amit Kumar (MBBS, ABS, FACS, RPVI) is a surgeon with special interest in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. Dr. Kumar completed his General Surgery Residency at the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York. He then pursued his Vascular Surgery fellowship at the top-ranked Cardiovascular Centre in the United States, The Cleveland Clinic, Ohio. He is American Board of Surgery certified in addition to being a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons as well as a member of the Society for Vascular Surgery, U.S.A.
He is the only Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation – for the vascular ultrasound, in the UAE. His clinical interests include mainly Endovascular treatment of Diabetic Feet, Dialysis Access and Maintenance, Aortic Dissections and Aneurysms involving the Thoracic and Abdominal Aorta as well as Endovascular Treatment of below the Knee Occlusive Disease for Diabetic Feet.
At HealthBay his main focus will be on the treatment of varicose veins – all through minimally invasive methods. Almost all of his methods of treating varicose veins are in the clinic. He also treats women with Pelvic Vein Congestion from Ovarian Vein Reflux. Dr. Kumar has performed several firsts in Vascular Surgery in the Middle East as part of the more than 4000 Vascular and Endovascular procedures over the last 9 years. These include the first successful Atherectomy, the first use of a Drug-Eluting Peripheral Stent in the Middle East, as well as the first use of the Venaseal system in the region.
His research interests pertain to clinical aspects of Vascular Pathology, such as the first Multicenter Vascular study in the Middle East, The ABC in PVD study. In addition, his book “Handbook of Endovascular Interventions” has become one of the most downloaded book chapters from Springer. He is also on the Editorial Panel of the Journal “Vascular.”
He is currently an Assistant Professor – Surgery, Columbia University, New York, but is dominantly based in the U.A.E.
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