Dr. Arun Kumar, MBBS, is a Staff Physician in the Anesthesiology Institute at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi. He is also a Clinical Associate Professor of Anesthesiology at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, US.
Prior to joining Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Dr. Kumar was a Consultant Adult Cardiac Anesthesiologist at Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Abu Dhabi for 4 years. Between 2006 and 2011, he was a Consultant in Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology and Intensive Care at the University Hospital of Wales .
Dr. Kumar is actively involved in teaching and training medical students and residents. He is a regular faculty member at a number of national and international meetings and has lectured on Transesophageal Echocardiography and Cardiac problems in non-cardiac surgery.
Dr. Kumar is a Diplomate in Advanced Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography of the National Board of Echocardiography (NBE, USA) and accredited in Transesophageal Echocardiography from the British Society of Echocardiography. He is also a Fellow of Royal College of Anaesthetists, London.
He obtained his MBBS and MD in Anesthesiology from JIPMER, Pondicherry, India and underwent further training in Anesthesiology & Intensive Care in the UK. He completed his Fellowship in Cardiac Anesthesia & Intensive Care at Papworth Hospital, Cambridge and his Anesthesiology residency at the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff.