Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
Dr Jesse Kumar is a Consultant Endocrinologist in UK with dual accreditation for endocrinology, diabetes and general internal medicine (GMC Specialist Register 4681470). He is also accredited with ARSAC (Administration of Radioactive Medicinal Products) for radio-iodine therapy for benign thyroid conditions (hyperthyroidism and thyroid nodules/goitre) – 507/3830/25335.
Dr Kumar was appointed as a Consultant Endocrinologist in 2006 after finishing his higher specialist training in South Thames Deanery (Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospital – London, Kent & Sussex) and has held the following significant posts since his appointment: Lead Physician, Clinical Director and Lead for Diabetes Commissioning since his appointment at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust.
He has a special interest in thyroid, adrenal, calcium disorder, hypogonadism, medical weight loss and general endocrinology. He believes in providing easily accessible care with evidence-based medicine at the core in addition to optimal nutrition, exercise and humanities of art as a comprehensive path to health.
Dr Kumar also has an established interest in research and held the position of Principle Investigator (PI) and Sub-Investigator (SI) in several world-wide multi-centre trials since 2006, including phase 3 (pre-market) & 4 (post-release) trials. This has helped provide numerous publications/presentations in international and national journals and conferences. It has also given him the pleasure to supervise doctors for their higher medical education (MSc, etc).
Dr Kumar registered with various professional institutions including Medical Protection Society, British Medical Association, European Thyroid Association etc (see www.cemed.co.uk for details).
He is married with three children, speaks five languages and maintains a keen interest in fitness. Dr Kumar is a firm believer in an interface of modern technology with humanities as an adjunct to delivering effective outcomes in clinical care.
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