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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Director, Pediatric Antimicrobial Stewardship Service

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Madan Kumar, DO

Madan Kumar, DO, specializes in pediatric infectious deseases. Dr. Kumar is part of a collaborative, interdisciplinary service targets improving drug selection, slowing the emergence of antimicrobial resistance, reducing antibiotic expenditures, and improving patient outcomes at UChicago Medicine’s Comer Children’s Hospital. 

Dr. Kumar’s primary clinical and academic interests focus on acute and chronic infections in immunocompromised hosts including opportunistic fungal infections.  Additionally, he is dedicated to medical education and serves as the Associate Fellowship Director for the Pediatric Infectious Diseases training program.

Areas of Expertise

  • Immunocompromised Hosts
  • Invasive Fungal Infections

Medical Education

  • Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine

Internship

  • Pennsylvania State University

Residency

  • Pennsylvania State University

Fellowship

  • Children's National
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI)
  • BCBS PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
To Request an Appointment

Comer Children's Hospital - Hyde Park

Request an Appointment at Comer Children's Hospital - Hyde Park or call UCM Connect at 1-888-824-0200

To Refer a Patient

Refer a Patient or call UCM Connect at 1-888-824-0200

At a Glance

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics

Languages Spoken

  • English