Dr. Kumar completed medical school in New Delhi-India and his residency in Internal Medicine in New York in 1976. He then moved to Wetumpka and started private practice as an Internist at Elmore County Hospital (Now Elmore Community Hospital) in 1978. He provided extensive medical consultations to local family practice physicians on patients with complicated illnesses. He has been married to his wife, Manjula, for 48 years and they had 2 sons together. Their oldest son, Pranat, is a colorectal surgeon practicing in Poughkeepsie, NY. Dr. Kumar’s younger son passed away in 2005 due to medical illness. Dr. Kumar is still practicing Internal Medicine in Wetumpka.