Riten Kumar, MD

Nationwide Children's Hospital Medical Professional

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Riten Kumar, MD, MSc, is the Associate Director for the Pediatric Hemostasis and Thrombosis Fellowship, a Physician in the Hematology/Oncology and BMT Clinic at Nationwide Children's Hospital and an associate professor at The Ohio State University College of Medicine.

Dr. Kumar received his medical degree from Calcutta Medical College in India. He completed his pediatric residency at State University of New York. He finished his pediatric hematology-oncology fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota while also receiving his Masters in Clinical and Translational Science from the Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education. In 2013, he completed a second fellowship in Pediatric Thrombosis and Hemostasis at the Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto in Canada.

Dr. Kumar was recently named recipient of the Young Researcher Award (2014-2015) by the World Federation of Hemophilia and the Eberhard Mammen Young Investigator Award (2014-2015) by Seminars of Thrombosis and Hemostasis. He is also a recipient of the Hemostasis and Thrombosis Research Society, Mentored Research Award (2016-2018).

Academic and Clinical Areas
Awards, Honors & Organizations
  • Listed, Best Doctors in America
  • Young Researcher Award, World Federation of Hemophilia
  • Eberhard Mammen Young Investigator Award, Seminars of Thrombosis and Hemostasis
  • Mentored Research Award, Hemostasis and Thrombosis Research Society

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 09/27/2013

Board Certifications
  • Pediatric Hematology Oncology
  • Pediatrics
Fellowship Hospital for Sick Children Date Completed: 06/30/2013
Fellowship Mayo Clinic (Rochester) Date Completed: 07/01/2011
Residency SUNY Health and Science Center at Brooklyn Date Completed: 06/30/2008
Medical School University of Calcutta Date Completed: 01/20/2004
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