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Dr. Sharath Kumar

Dr. Sharath Kumar

MBBS, MD - Pediatrics, DNB - Rheumatology, Graduate Certificate of Paediatric Rheumatology



Pediatric Rheumatologist

19 Years Experience Overall  (13 years as specialist)

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Dr. Sharath has completed his DNB in Rheumatology in May 2013 after undergoing 3 years of training under Dr. A.N Malaviya (Dr. Malaviya is also known as the “Father of Indian Rheumatology). Before the same, he had successfully completed the 2 years Eular Certificate Course on Rheumatic Diseases in May 2010. He also completed the graduate certificate course in Pediatric Rheumatology from the University of Western Australia in 2009. For enrollment into this course, he was awarded the International Wyeth Scholarship. It was one of only three scholarships available to applicants from all over the world and granted once a year. Around the same time, he also graduated from NP and PA post graduate course in Rheumatology (combined adult and Pediatric tracks) from the American College of Rheumatology. He has done his M.D from the prestigious Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh and graduated from the same in July 2007. He did his basic medical training i.e, MBBS, from the Bangalore Medical College, Rajiv Gandhi University, from where he graduated in May 2002.

Mahalakshmi Layout, Bangalore

Optima Arthritis & Rheumatology Clinic


No 7, 1st Main Road, Landmark: Behind Mahalaxmi Metro Station and Next to Abharan Showroom, Bangalore

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Mon - Sat

09:00 - 02:45


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A: Dr. Sharath Kumar has the following qualifications - MBBS, MD - Pediatrics, DNB - Rheumatology, Graduate Certificate of Paediatric Rheumatology. You can book the doctor through the doctor's profile on Practo.


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Psoriatic Arthritis
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound For Diagnosis Of Rheumatological Disorders
Nailfold Video Capillaroscopy For Raynauds
Synovial Fluid Examination For Uric Acid Crystals For Gout
Ultrasound Guided Joint Aspiration
Ultrasound Guided Synovial Biopsy
Sjogrens Syndrome Treatment
Connective Tissue
Cartilage Disorders

Awards and Recognitions

“Eular Bursary For Young Rheumatologist” For The 18th Eular Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Course In Leeds Uk - 2011
“Eular Bursary For Young Rheumatologist” For The Eular Conference In London, Uk - 2011
IRACON bursary for young rheumatologist


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MBBS - Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore, 2002
DNB - Rheumatology - DNB board, New Delhi, 2013


Indian Rheumatology Association
Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP)
Pediatric Rheumatology Chapter of IAP
Emerging EULAR Network (EMEUNET)
Pediatric Rheumatology International Trials Organisation (PRINTO)


2010 - 2013 Rheumatology Fellow at ISIC hospital
2008 - 2010 Assistant Prof & In Charge of Pediatric Rheumatology Clinic at Amrita Insitute of Medical Sciences
2007 - 2008 Lecturer at Christian Medical College
2004 - 2007 Junior Resident at PGIMER


64010 Karnataka Medical Council, 2002
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