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Vishal Kumar, MD

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Radiology
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address1001 Potrero Ave
San Francisco CA 94110
Phone628-206-5878
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    UCLA Medical School 2007Alpha Omega Alpha

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    Vishal Kumar, MD is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology in the Interventional Radiology section at the University of California, San Francisco and at the San Francisco General Hospital. He received his medical degree from David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles. He completed a one-year internal medicine internship at Olive­View UCLA Medical Center in Sylmar, California. In 2009, Dr. Kumar completed one year of his Diagnostic Radiology residency program at Harbor­-UCLA in Torrance, California. In 2012, he finished the remainder of his Diagnostic Radiology residency at UCSF, followed by a Vascular and Interventional Radiology fellowship at UCSF, completed in 2013.

    Dr. Kumar joins the faculty of UCSF with a commitment to delivering the highest level of clinical excellence, professionalism and patient safety. His research interests include educating medical students about the field of interventional radiology, implementing emerging technologies to assess and improve patient outcomes, and comparative effectiveness/cost efficiency.

    Expertise:
    Interventional Radiology

    Specialty:
    Management of oncologic disease, including hepatic, biliary and renal malignancies. Dialysis interventions and venous access

    Professional Interests:
    Interventional oncology, venous access, percutaneous drainage and biopsy, medical education, workflow efficiency, informatics

    Education and Training:
    • Medical School: David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles
    • Internship: Olive­View UCLA Medical Center, Sylmar, California
    • Residency: Harbor­UCLA, Torrance, California
    • Residency: University of California, San Francisco
    • Fellowship: University of California, San Francisco – Vascular and Interventional Radiology

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    1. Bridging the Equity Gap. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2019 10; 213(4):785-791. Kumar V, West DL. PMID: 31414883.
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    2. Diversity and Inclusion Efforts in University of California, San Francisco Radiology: Reflections on 3 Years of Pipeline, Selection, and Education Initiatives. J Am Coll Radiol. 2019 Dec; 16(12):1716-1719. Bucknor MD, Villanueva-Meyer JE, Kumar V, Talbott JF, Wall SD, Glastonbury CM, Dillon WP, Arenson RL, Wilson MW, Hess CP. PMID: 31299250.
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    3. Expanding the Teaching Toolbox: Characterizing Utility of a Web-Based Lecture Series in Educating Future Colleagues and Referrers about the Field of IR. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2019 Apr; 30(4):589-593.e3. Kumar V, Szeto H, Lehrman ED, Kohlbrenner RM, Kolli PK, Wilson MW, Kohi MP. PMID: 30910181.
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    4. Endovascular Biopsy and Endothelial Cell Gene Expression Analysis of Dialysis Arteriovenous Fistulas: A Feasibility Study. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2018 10; 29(10):1403-1409.e2. McGregor H, Sun Z, McCoy D, Kumar V, Conrad M, Wilson M, Cooke D. PMID: 30174159.
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    5. Percutaneous embolization of post traumatic splenic pseudoaneurysm. Emerg Radiol. 2018 Dec; 25(6):719-722. Foo ET, Kumar V, Nanavati SM, Huo E, Wilson MW, Conrad MB. PMID: 30155849.
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    6. Operator Dose Reduction during Transjugular Liver Biopsy Using a Radiation-Attenuating Drape: A Prospective, Randomized Study. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2018 09; 29(9):1248-1253. Kohlbrenner R, Lehrman ED, Taylor AG, Kohi MP, Fidelman N, Kumar V, Conrad M, Kolli KP. PMID: 30061059.
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    7. Characterizing IR Exposure at US Medical Schools with the Highest Percentage of Enrolled Underrepresented Minority Medical Students. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2017 12; 28(12):1751-1753. Kumar V, Diab N, Jefferson JM, Lehrman ED, LaBerge JM, Wilson MW. PMID: 29157481.
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    8. Solitary fibrous tumor in the abdomen and pelvis: A case series with radiological findings and treatment recommendations. Clin Imaging. 2018 Mar - Apr; 48:48-54. Fernandez A, Conrad M, Gill RM, Choi WT, Kumar V, Behr S. PMID: 29028514.
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    9. Non-syndromic primary maxillary peg central incisors with multiple wormian bones in a 6-year-old boy: an unusual presentation. BMJ Case Rep. 2015 Dec 23; 2015. Kumar MH, Kumar MS, Kumar VS, Kumar SH. PMID: 26701989.
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    10. Nager acrofacial dysostosis: a rare genetic disorder causing bilateral temperomandibular joint ankylosis in a 10-year-old girl. BMJ Case Rep. 2015 Dec 23; 2015. Kumar MH, Kumar MS, Kumar VS, Kumar SH. PMID: 26701993.
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    11. CT-detected traumatic small artery extremity injuries: surgery, embolize, or watch? A 10-year experience. Emerg Radiol. 2016 Feb; 23(1):57-61. Velez E, Surman AM, Nanavati SM, Kumar V, Lehrman E, Wilson MW, Conrad MB. PMID: 26581655.
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    12. Herpes-associated erythema multiforme worsened by a Siddha drug, Alpinia galanga, in an 18-year-old man. BMJ Case Rep. 2015 Sep 21; 2015. Kumar SM, Kumar HM, Kumar VS, Kumar SH. PMID: 26392454.
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    13. An adult with 3-M syndrome. BMJ Case Rep. 2015 Jul 17; 2015. Kumar MH, Kumar MS, Kumar VS, Kumar SH. PMID: 26187869.
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