Kumar Dharmarajan MD, MBA

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)

Biographical Info

Kumar Dharmarajan MD MBA is Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) at the Yale School of Medicine. He is also a member of the Yale/YNHH Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE). Dr. Dharmarajan's primary interests are in improving health outcomes for older persons with cardiopulmonary disease.

With mentorship from Dr. Harlan Krumholz and Dr. Mary Tinetti, Dr. Dharmarajan is studying the role of multimorbidity and geriatric conditions on readmission after acute myocardial infarction. This work builds on his previous research examining the clinical epidemiology of hospital readmissions and the complexity of patients hospitalized with acute cardiopulmonary disease. Dr. Dharmarajan also serves as a consultant to China PEACE, the largest national database of myocardial infarction and percutaneous coronary intervention in China.

Prior to joining Yale, Dr. Dharmarajan earned his medical and business degrees at Columbia University. He trained in internal medicine and geriatrics at Massachusetts General Hospital and cardiology at Columbia University Medical Center. He is a staff editor of the journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes and serves on the Board of BMJ Fellows.

Education & Training

Harvard College (2001)
Columbia University Coll of Physicians & Surgeons (2006)
Columbia Business School (2006)
Massachusetts General Hospital, Internal Medicine (2006 - 2007)
Massachusetts General Hospital, Geriatric Medicine (2009 - 2010)
Columbia University Medical Center, Cardiovascular Medicine (2010 - 2014)
Massachusetts General Hospital, Internal Medicine (2007 - 2009)
Board Certification
Cardiovascular Disease, Board Certified  (2014)
Board Certification
Internal Medicine, Board Certified  (2009)
Board Certification
Geriatric Medicine, Board Certified  (2010)

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