Juhi Kumar, M.D., MPH
Pediatric Nephrology
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Juhi Kumar, M.D., MPH

Pediatric Nephrology

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Accepts New Patients
Gender: Female
Language: English


Specialties and Expertise


  • Pediatric Nephrology


  • Kidney Transplant
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Kidney Failure
  • Renal Transplant
  • Kidney Transplantation
  • Proteinuria
  • Dialysis
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Pediatric Hemodialysis
  • Hematuria
  • Pediatric Glomerulonephritis
  • Pediatric Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Disorder of Electrolytes
  • Nephrotic Syndrome


Dr. Juhi Kumar is an Assosciate Professor of Pediatrics and Population Health Sciences at Weill Cornell Medicine and Associate Attending Pediatrician at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center and NYP Komansky Children's Hospital. She serves as the Medical Director for the Pediatric Kidney Transplant Program.

Dr. Kumar is interested in the care and treatment of children with disorders involving the kidneys, and cares for children with congenital kidney abnormalities, fluid and electrolyte disorders, high blood pressure and kidney diseases causing proteinuria and hematuria. Dr. Kumar also cares for children who have chronic kidney disease, end-stage kidney disease requiring dialysis or kidney transplantation. 

Dr. Kumar received her degree in Medicine (M.B.B.S.) from LLRM Medical College in India. After completing her residency in Pediatrics at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center, she continued her training, completing a fellowship in Pediatric Nephrology at The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY. Dr. Kumar also holds a Master’s in Public Health from the School of Public Health, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. She is board certiifed in Pediatrics and Pediatric Nephrology.

Dr. Kumar In the News

Press release: Juhi Kumar Named Medical Director of the Pediatric Kidney Transplant Service, Division of Pediatric Nephrology


Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

  • Recipient of the National Institute of Health (NIH)/ National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award (K23).


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatric Nephrology)

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Associate Attending Pediatrician - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Population Health Sciences - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.P.H., Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 2003
  • M.B.,B.S., L.L.R.M. Medical College, Meerut University (India), 1997


Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this doctor. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the doctor’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this doctor is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - Medicare
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Connection
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • WellCare of NY
  • WorldWide Medical

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