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Varinder Kumar, MD, FACP, FACR, RhMSUS

Rheumatology

Varinder Kumar, MD, FACP, FACR, RhMSUS is a board-certified physician specializing in rheumatology.

Dr. Kumar was the attending rheumatologist at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine in Farmington, CT. He has also served as an academic hospitalist at Danbury Hospital in Danbury, CT and St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT.

He earned his Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery at the All India Institute of Medical Science in New Delhi, India, where he also completed a clinical internship and a year of general surgery. Dr. Kumar finished a fellowship in rheumatology at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine in Farmington, CT and completed an internship and residency in internal medicine at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT.

Dr. Kumar is board-certified in rheumatology, board-certified in hospice and palliative medicine, and board certified in internal medicine. He is also certified in rheumatology musculoskeletal ultrasound. He is a member of the Ultrasound School of North American Rheumatologists, American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, American College of Rheumatology, American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and the Society of Hospital Medicine. He is a Fellow in the American College of Physicians.

Varinder Kumar, MD, FACP, FACR, RhMSUS

Education

All India Institute of Medical Science (Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery) New Delhi, India
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, St. Vincent’s Medical Center (Residency, Internal Medicine) Bridgeport, CT
University of Connecticut School of Medicine (Fellowship, Rheumatology) Farmington, CT

Board Certifications

Board Certified in Rheumatology
Board Certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Board Certified in Internal Medicine

Memberships

Ultrasound School of North American Rheumatologists
American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine
American College of Rheumatology
American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Society of Hospital Medicine
Fellow in the American College of Physicians

Special Focuses

Autoimmune Diseases
General Musculoskeletal Conditions
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Psoriatic Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sjogren's
Ultrasound Guided Injection Therapy
Vasculitis