Varinder Kumar, MD is a board-certified physician specializing in rheumatology.
Dr. Kumar was the attending rheumatologist at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine in Farmington, CT. He has also served as an academic hospitalist at Danbury Hospital in Danbury, CT and St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT.

He earned his Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery at the All India Institute of Medical Science in New Delhi, India, where he also completed a clinical internship and a year of general surgery. Dr. Kumar finished a fellowship in rheumatology at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine in Farmington, CT and completed an internship and residency in internal medicine at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT.

Dr. Kumar is board-certified in rheumatology, board-certified in hospice and palliative medicine, and board certified in internal medicine. He is also certified in rheumatology musculoskeletal ultrasound. He is a member of the Ultrasound School of North American Rheumatologists, American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, American College of Rheumatology, American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and the Society of Hospital Medicine. He is a Fellow in the American College of Physicians.

Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Rheumatology

Areas of Expertise

Autoimmune Diseases, General Musculoskeletal Conditions, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Psoriatic Arthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Sjogren’s, Ultrasound Guided Injection Therapy, Vasculitis

Fellowship

University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT

Internship and Residency

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, CT

Education

All India Institute of Medical Science, New Delhi, India

Affiliations

Ultrasound School of North American Rheumatologists, American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, American College of Rheumatology, American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Society of Hospital Medicine, Fellow in the American College of Physicians