Dr Kumar trained in UK, Ireland and India. He specialises in high-risk anaesthesia including Orthopaedics, General Surgery, Urology, Obstetric and Gynaecology. He has completed a fellowship in Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia from UHSM, Manchester and also a Fellowship in Women’s anaesthesia from Melbourne, Australia where he became proficient in Focused Perioperative Transthoracic Echocardiography.
He is a faculty member teaching in national courses in Focused Echocardiography. Dr Kumar is competent in all type of Regional anaesthesia and started an innovative teaching programme in Regional anaesthesia. He has a number of research interests including in focused echocardiography and multiple publications in peer reviewed journals. He is currently the clinical lead of his NHS department.