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Dr. Rajiv Ranjan Kumar

Dr. Rajiv Ranjan Kumar

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MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Rheumatology

Rheumatologist

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Internal Medicine

10 Years Experience Overall  (6 years as specialist)

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A Rheumatologist and clinical Immunologist with an experience of 7 years (post-MD) and completed his DM in the Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology at PGIMER, Chandigarh, India. He also worked for two years as a Rheumatologist in AIIMS, New Delhi for 2 years. Currently, he is working as a consultant in CK Birla hospital sector-51, Polaris hospital, Columbia Asia & signature hospital, sector 37, Gurgaon. Keen interest and understanding of Vasculitis, Arthritis, Scleroderma, Sarcoidosis, Sjogren Syndrome, Lupus(SLE), Spondylitis, Metabolic bone diseases, Tuberculosis, Infectious diseases, other rare primary immune deficiency diseases, with Myositis being the core area of research and expertise.

Gurgaon Sector 51, Gurgaon

CK Birla Hospital

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Block J, Mayfield Garden, Landmark: Near Baani Square Mall, Gurgaon

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Gurgaon Sector 49, Gurgaon

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Shop Number 127, First Floor, Landmark: Eros City Square, Gurgaon

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Gurgaon Sector 63, Gurgaon

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Shop Number - 149-150, First Floor, Landmark: Paras Trinity, Gurgaon

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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.

Awards and Recognitions

Winner of Young Scholar Award (Torrent) in Rheumatology, Cochin - 2018
Winner of Oral Presentation and DM Quiz at CME on Infections and Rheumatic Diseases, organized by P.D. Hinduja Hospital & Medical Research Centre - 2017
Winner of Dr. S.D. Deodhar All India Intercollegiate Postgraduate Rheumatology Quiz, Hyderabad - 2015

Education

MBBS - THE WEST BENGAL UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCES, 2010
MD - General Medicine - THE WEST BENGAL UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCES, 2014
DM - Rheumatology - Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, 2019

Memberships

Indian Rheumatology Association

Experience

2014 - 2016 Senior resident doctor at All india institute of medical sciences, New Delhi
2016 - 2019 Senior resident doctor at PGIMER

Registrations

66225 Medical Council of India (MCI), 2010
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