Dr.Sandhya Kumar Clinical Interests: Sleep disorders including obstructive sleep apnea, restless legs syndrome, narcolepsy as well as headaches.
1984-1989: Medical School Tirunelveli Medical College, Tirunelveli, TamilNadu,India
POST DOCTORAL TRAINING:
1989-1990: Internship: Tirunelveli Medical College, Tirunelveli, TamilNadu,India
1991-1992: Senior House Officer( Internal Medicine& Pediatrics) Madras Medical College, Madras, India
1996-1997: Internship (Internal Medicine) Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Ctr Winston Salem, NC
1997-2000: Residency (Neurology) Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Ctr, Winston Salem, NC
2000-2001: Fellowship (Sleep Medicine) Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Ctr, Winston Salem, NC PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE:
North Carolina Medical Council
SPECIALTY CERTIFICATIONS :
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - September 2003
American Board Of Sleep Medicine - March 2004
Dr. Sandhya Kumar graduated from Tirunelveli Medical College in India and after finishing her internship and being in practice in India for a couple of years, she moved to the United States. She did her internship and her neurology residency at Wake Forest University School Of medicine from 1996-2000 and then went on to do her fellowship in sleep medicine from 2000- 2001.
After her fellowship, she joined the Department of Neurology as an Assistant professor in 2001. Dr. Kumar is certified in neurology by The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology as well as in Sleep medicine by The American Board of Sleep Medicine. She is the Director of the Sleep Fellowship Program.
She is a member of The American Academy of Neurology as well as the American Association of Sleep Medicine. Her clinical interest includes treatment of patients with Sleep disorders, and general neurology especially headaches. She devotes majority of her clinical time in the care of these patients along with other general neurology patients in both inpatient as well as in the outpatient settings. She devotes rest of her time in research regarding sleep disorders as well as interpreting polysomnograms as well as teaching medical students, residents and fellows. Aside from this she enjoys spending time with her husband and son and together they enjoy travel and other outdoor activities.
Journal Articles: Central Pontine Myelinolysis – Delayed Changes in Neuroimaging Sandhya R KumarMD, Andrew P Mone MD, L.Carter Gray MD, B.Todd Troost MD, Journal Of Neuroimaging, Vol 10:169-172, July 2000
your clinical interest makes me remember the golden days in TvMC
sleep apnea,restless legs
u can do some research in nellai also
just a kadi
with best wishes