Pratima Kumar, MD, FACE

Assistant Professor

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Pratima Kumar, MD, obtained her medical school degree from King George's Medical College, Lucknow, India in 1995. She completed her Internal Medicine residency at Central Texas Medical Foundation in 1999, after which she practiced internal medicine in Austin for 9 years. After completing a fellowship in Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism at University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 2008, she returned to Austin to join Dell Medical School as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology. She is also a Certified Clinical Densitometrist (CCD) and a certified Diabetes Educator (CDE). She is an active member of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, Endocrine Society and Travis County Medical Society.

Dr. Kumar enjoys traveling and spending time with her family when she is away from work.

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Research Output 2008 2013

Famous people with endocrine disorders

Kumar, P., Simcic, K. J. & McDermott, M. T., Apr 2013, Endocrine Secrets, Sixth Edition. Elsevier Inc., p. 516-520 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Citation (Scopus)

Anaplastic thyroid carcinoma with cutaneous extension

Kumar, P., Thukuntla, S. & Eskew, J., May 1 2012, In : Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 97, 5, p. 1414-1415 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

1 Citation (Scopus)

Visual vignette

Kumar, P. V., Meza, C. & Elizondo, J., Mar 1 2012, In : Endocrine Practice. 18, 2, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

4 Citations (Scopus)

Improvement of venous leg ulcers with androgen replacement therapy in a patient with undiagnosed klinefelter syndrome

Thukuntla, S. & Kumar, P., Oct 1 2011, In : Dermato-Endocrinology. 3, 4, p. 233-234 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Klinefelter Syndrome
Varicose Ulcer
Leg Ulcer