Paris Community Hospital/Family Medical Center welcomes Rakesh Kumar, MD, board certified nephrologist, as a visiting specialist physician in the hospital’s Acklin-Shackelford Clinic.
Dr. Kumar is one of two nephrologists from Internal Medicine Nephrology, Inc. in Terre Haute who sees patients at PCH/FMC monthly. Dr. Raj Jeevan, a board certified nephrologist at the same clinic, has been seeing patients in Paris since 2007.
As a nephrologist, Dr. Kumar diagnoses and treats kidney diseases. He also manages hypertension, electrolyte imbalances, acute renal failure, kidney stones, and more.
Dr. Kumar attended B.J. Medical College (Pune University) in India. He has a master’s of science degree in pharmacology and neuroscience from UNT Health Science Center in Fort Worth, Texas. He completed medical residencies at the University at Buffalo and East Tennessee State University. He completed the Nephrology Fellowship Program at Indiana University-Purdue University in Indianapolis. He is board certified in nephrology and internal medicine.