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Dr. Anupama Kumar

Dr. Anupama Kumar

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MBBS, MD - Medicine, MRCP (UK)

Rheumatologist

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36 Years Experience Overall  (25 years as specialist)

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Dr. Anupama Kumar is a Rheumatologist in Jayanagar, Bangalore and has an experience of 36 years in this field. Dr. Anupama Kumar practices at Sagar Hospitals in Jayanagar, Bangalore and Anurag Clinic in BTM Layout 2nd Stage, Bangalore. She completed MBBS from B J Medical College, Pune in 1980,MD - Medicine from B J Medical College, Pune in 1984 and MRCP (UK) from University of Glasgow, United Kingdom in 1995.

Jayanagar, Bangalore

Sagar Hospitals

4.0

44/54, 30th Cross, Tilaknagar, Jayanagar Extension, Landmark: Opposite Indian Oil Petrol Bunk, Bangalore

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Mon, Wed, Fri

03:30 - 05:00

500

Common questions & answers

Q: Who is a rheumatologist?

A: A rheumatologist may be an internal medicine physician or a paediatrician who is further specialized to diagnose and treat muscular, joints or autoimmune diseases similar to rheumatoid arthritis.

Q: What diseases does a rheumatologist treat?

A: A rheumatologist can treat diseases like gout, osteoarthritis, chronic back pain, rheumatoid arthritis, tendinitis, spondyloarthropathies, psoriatic arthritis, and lupus.

Q: What are the symptoms for which you need to see a rheumatologist?

A: You can see a rheumatologist for symptoms like back pain, joint pain, rashes, swelling in joints, itching or dry mouth, repeated fevers, bruising over skin, stiffness in joints or back, etc.

Q: Is a rheumatologist, and an orthopaedic doctor the same?

A: No, an orthopaedic doctor can only treat joint and bones related problems. However, a rheumatologist in addition to musculoskeletal diseases also treats unexplained fever, rashes and systemic autoimmune disorders.

Q: Does a rheumatologist treat bone cancer?

A: A rheumatologist is only specialized in non-surgical treatments. Bone cancer can be treated by an orthopaedic surgeon.

Specializations

Education

MBBS - B J Medical College, Pune, 1980
MD - Medicine - B J Medical College, Pune, 1984
MRCP (UK) - University of Glasgow, United Kingdom, 1995

Registrations

23788 Karnataka Medical Council, 1985
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