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Vasanth                        Kumar

Vasanth H. Kumar MD

UBMD Pediatrics


Cell Cycle; Cell growth, differentiation and development; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine; Neonatology; Pediatrics




Cell Cycle, Cell growth, differentiation and development, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Neonatology, Pediatrics

Physician Gender:


Location and Insurance

Hospital Locations (for inpatients only):
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo
  • Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital
Insurance Accepted:
  • Aetna U.S. Healthcare
  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of WNY Inc
  • CIGNA HealthCare
  • Community Blue (HMO)
  • Community Blue Advantage
  • Coventry
  • Empire
  • Fidelis
  • Independent Health Association (HMO)
  • Independent Health Medisource
  • Lifetime Benefit Solutions / RMSCO
  • Magnacare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MVP Healthcare
  • Nofault
  • North American Administrators
  • Nova
  • Preferred Care
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Tricare
  • TriCare/Champus
  • United Healthcare
  • Univera Health Care (HMO)
  • Veterans Administration
  • WellCare
  • Workers Comp
  • YourCare


Board Certifications:
  • Board Certification, American Board of Pediatrics
  • Board Certification, American Board of Pediatrics, Sub-board in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Education and Training:
  • Chief Resident, Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine (1998)
  • Residency, Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine (1997)
  • Fellowship, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine (1996)
  • MD, Medicine, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College (1989)
  • Compulsory Rotating Internship, Medicine, Surgery, Pediatrics, and Obstetrics and Gynecology, Karnatak Medical College (1985)
  • MBBS, Medicine/Surgery, Karnatak Medical College (1984)
Awards and Honors:
  • Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting: Chair of the State-of-the-Art Plenary Session "Oxygen Saturation Targets in Premature Neonates: The Dilemma and the Debate" (2012)
  • Eastern Society for Pediatric Research Conference: Young Investigator Award Finalist (2012)
  • Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME): University at Buffalo GME Outstanding Accreditation Award for 5-Year Accreditation of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship Program (2011)
  • Elected to American Psychological Society (2010)
  • Elected to Society of Pediatric Research (2008)
  • Consumers Research Council of America: One of the Top Pediatricians in the USA (2007)
  • Karnatak University: 2nd Rank in Phase II of Medical School (1983)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on Perinatal Pediatrics: 2014 Marshall Klaus Perinatal Research Award (Vikramaditya Dumpa, Neonatology Fellow)
  • Who's Who in North America (2009-2010)


Research Profile:

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