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Chitra Kumar, MD

Chitra Kumar, MD

Board Certifications: Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology

Languages: English, Hindi and Magahi

Locations: Edison, NJ

Dr. Chitra Kumar has more than 30 years of experience in medical oncology, hematology and primary care. She completed her medical school at Rajendra Medical College and Hospital in India. Afterward, she did her internal medicine training at Jersey City Medical Center, as well as St. John’s Episcopal Hospital in Brooklyn, N.Y. Post-residency, she did subspecialty training in medical oncology at Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, N.Y. She earned initial board certification in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology through the American Board of Internal Medicine, and now maintains her certifications through the National Board of Physicians and Surgeons.

Dr. Kumar is past president of the Hudson County Medical Society where she organized hundreds of physicians and other health-care workers to help promote community health and well-being. Additionally, she has written multiple educational articles on cancer screening and other topics for community publications and journals.


Medical Education

Rajendra Medical College and Hospital, India


Jersey City Medical Center and St. John’s Episcopal Hospital, Brooklyn, N.Y.


Medical Oncology at Maimonides Medical Center

Awards and honors

Awards and honors

  • Past president of Hudson County Medical Society

Professional Memberships

  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • American Medical Association
  • American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin

Hospital Affiliations

JFK Medical Center
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Rahway
Palisades Medical Center

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