Rohit Kumar, MD

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Pulmonary Medicine

Attending Physician 
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care

Clinical Expertise:

Interventional Pulmonology:
Advanced diagnostic bronchoscopy: Endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS)
Therapeutic Laser bronchoscopy; Airway stenting
Bronchial Thermoplasty for Asthma
Pleural interventions: Indwelling catheters; Chest tubes; Thoracentesis

Advanced Lung Diseases:
Sarcoidosis
Chemotherapy related lung diseases
Bone Marrow Transplant related lung diseases
COPD/ Asthma

Tuberculosis

Certifications:

American Board of Internal Medicine   
Pulmonary Medicine
Critical Care

Medical Education

University College of Medical Sciences, University of Delhi, Delhi, India, 1999

Residencies

Internal Medicine, Graduate Hospital, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, P.A. 2003 - 2006
Pulmonary Medicine, V.P.Chest Institute,  University of Delhi, India. 2002

Fellowships

Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA. 2007 - 2010

Honors and Awards

Best Case Report. ACCP., Pulmonary Talc Granulomatosis in HIV, 2012
Golden Stethoscope Award – Nominated by Drexel, University students for Best teacher, 2006
Annual ACP Medical Jeopardy Competition, Pennsylvania Chapter, 2005

Research Interests

Lung Cancer Screening: Implementing effective screening models
Role of Bronchoscopy in Bone Marrow Transplant recipients

Publications

Selected Publications and Abstracts

  • Puchalski J, Lee HJ, Kumar R, et al. Secondary Carina Y stent Placement for Post Lung Transplant Bronchial Stenosis. Journal of Bronchology & Interventional Pulmonology; April 2102, p 109-114.
  • Intenzo C, Donuru A, Kumar R, et al. Does a Decrease in SUVmax in Dual-Point FDG-PET/CT Imaging Reliably Exclude Malignancy of a Solitary Pulmonary Nodule (SPN)? RSNA 2011
  • Lee HJ, Kumar R, Haas A, et al. Comparison of two techniques for airway lidocaine administration during endobronchial ultrasound. Chest 2009; 136 (Suppl): pending publication.