Biography

Girish Kumar, M.D., is an Assistant Professor of Radiology at UT Southwestern Medical Center and a member of its Vascular & Interventional Radiology Division. He provides clinical services at Zale Lipshy University Hospital, William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital, and Parkland Memorial Hospital.

Originally from India, Dr. Kumar earned his medical degree at M.S. Ramaiah Medical College in Bangalore. He performed his residencies in internal medicine and radiology at Cook County Hospital in Chicago. He then obtained advanced training through a fellowship program in vascular and interventional radiology at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio.

His research interests, which include pulmonary arteriovenous malformations, cardiopulmonary disease, and hepatocellular carcinoma, have led him to co-author original research and present his findings at major scientific conferences.

Dr. Kumar is an active member of several professional organizations, including the Radiological Society of North America, the American College of Radiology, the American Roentgen Ray Society, the American Medical Association, the Society of Interventional Radiologists, and the Texas Medical Association.

Personal note

Dr. Kumar enjoys playing cricket and soccer, and spending time with his family.

Education

Medical School
M.S. Ramaiah Medical College (2002)
Residency
John H Stroger Hospital of Cook County (2008), Internal Medicine
Residency
John H Stroger Hospital of Cook County Program (2015), Diagnostic Radiology
Fellowship
University of Texas Health Science Center School of Medicine at San Antonio (2016), Vascular & Interventional Radiology

Honors & Awards

  • Resident in Training Scholarship
    Society of Interventional Radiology (2013)
  • Certificate of Merit, Poster Presentation
    Radiological Society of North America (2012)
  • Cum Laude, Poster Presentation
    Radiological Society of North America (2012)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American College of Radiology
  • American Medical Association
  • American Roentgen Ray Society
  • Radiological Society of North America
  • Society of Interventional Radiology
  • Texas Medical Association