Dr. Preetham N. Kumar, MD

Dr. Preetham N. Kumar, MD

Dr. Preetham N. Kumar, MD

Languages: English, Hindi, Kannada

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Specialties
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiology
Conditions I Treat
  • abnormal coronary angiography
  • abnormal electrocardiogram (ekg)
  • abnormal stress test
  • acute bacterial endocarditis
  • advanced heart failure (adhf)
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Procedures I Perform
  • abdominal duplex ultrasound
  • adenosine stress test
  • advanced lipid blood tests
  • anticoagulation
  • cardiac ct
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About the Provider

Preetham Kumar, MD, is a Cardiologist at the Heart and Vascular Institute at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. Dr. Kumar is the Director of Echocardiography Laboratory and Interventional Echocardiography.

Dr. Kumar underwent cardiovascular diseases fellowship training at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida and Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging and Structural Echocardiography fellowship training at the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona.His residency training was at the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore in India; Coventry & Leicester, United Kingdom and SJHMC, Michigan, USA. He received his medical degree from Bangalore University in India.

Dr. Kumar’s prior training in Cardiovascular imaging, Internal medicine and Psychiatry have created a foundation for his cardiology practice, which combines advanced cardiac imaging during complex cardiac interventions with patient centered clinical practice that is delivered with clarity and emphasis on listening and understanding patient needs with empathy.

Education
  • Fellowship Program: Mayo Clinic - Scottsdale (2015)
  • Fellowship Program: Mayo Clinic - Jacksonville (2014)
  • Residency Program: St. John Hospital and Medical Center (2011)
  • Residency Program: St John Hospital and Medical Center (2011)
  • Residency Program: St. James Hospital Medical Ctr. - IL (2011)
  • Medical School: Bangalore Medical College Bangalore University (2002)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
Insurance
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    Since the MedStar Health providers span the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia regions, our participation with DC, Maryland and Virginia Medical Assistance programs varies by provider group. Please contact your MedStar Physician’s Office to assist with verifying Medical Assistance participation. If you are enrolled in a Medicaid Managed Care Organization, please contact your Medicaid health plan to verify participation.


Practice Locations
  • 110 Irving Street Northwest
    Floor 1NW
    Washington, DC 20010
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