Language: English
Gender: Female
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Pediatric Nephrology
505 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021
(646) 962-0246
(646) 962-4324

Specialties & 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

Insurance Plans Accepted

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

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

  • AETNA - Medicare
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Blue Priority Network
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X Enhanced
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Fidelis Care
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care - Community Plan
  • WellCare Health Plans


Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Nephrology

Clinical & Academic Positions

Assistant Attending Pediatrician
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in Healthcare Policy and Research
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education & 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

Honors & 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).



Dr. Juhi Kumar is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Pediatrics in Public Health at Weill Cornell Medical College and Assistant Attending Pediatrician at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center.
Dr. Kumar is interested in the care and treatment of children with disorders involving the kidneys. She cares for children with congenital kidney abnormalities, fluid and electrolyte disorders, high blood pressure and kidney diseases causing proteinuria and hematuria.
She 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. She completed a residency in Pediatrics at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY. Following residency, she completed 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.