Biography

Girish Kumar, M.D., is an Assistant Professor of Radiology at UT Southwestern Medical Center and a member of its Vascular & Interventional Radiology Division.

Originally from India, Dr. Kumar earned his medical degree at M.S. Ramaiah Medical College in Bangalore. He performed his residencies in internal medicine and radiology at Cook County Hospital in Chicago. He then obtained advanced training through a fellowship program in vascular and interventional radiology at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio.

His research interests, which include pulmonary arteriovenous malformations, cardiopulmonary disease, and hepatocellular carcinoma, have led him to co-author original research and present his findings at major scientific conferences.

Dr. Kumar is an active member of several professional organizations, including the Radiological Society of North America, the American College of Radiology, the American Roentgen Ray Society, the American Medical Association, the Society of Interventional Radiologists, and the Texas Medical Association.

Personal Note

Dr. Kumar enjoys playing cricket and soccer, and spending time with his family.

Education & Training
  • Medical School - M.S. Ramaiah Medical College (1996-2002)
  • Residency - John H Stroger Hospital of Cook County (2005-2008), Internal Medicine
  • Residency - John H Stroger Hospital of Cook County Program (2011-2015), Diagnostic Radiology
  • Fellowship - University of Texas Health Science Center School of Medicine at San Antonio (2015-2016), Vascular & Interventional Radiology
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Society of Interventional Radiology
  • Radiological Society of North America
  • American Roentgen Ray Society
  • American Medical Association
  • American College of Radiology
Honors & Awards
  • Cum Laude, Poster Presentation 2012, Radiological Society of North America
  • Certificate of Merit, Poster Presentation 2012, Radiological Society of North America
  • Resident in Training Scholarship 2013, Society of Interventional Radiology

Clinical Focus

  • Tumor Embolization
  • Varicose Vein Treatment
  • Endovascular Therapy - Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • Dialysis Access Management
  • Tumor Ablation
  • Endovascular Therapy - Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Disease Diagnosis
  • Interventional Therapy for Portal Hypertension
  • Endovascular Therapy - Embolization/Exclusions

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