Sonal Kumar, MD, MPH

Sonal Kumar, MD, MPH Specialties: Hepatobiliary Surgery, Hepatology, Gastroenterology

Sonal Kumar, MD, MPH
Specialties: Hepatobiliary Surgery, Hepatology, Gastroenterology
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1305 York Avenue
New York, NY 10021

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About Sonal Kumar, MD, MPH

Dr. Sonal Kumar graduated summa cum laude from Washington University in St. Louis in 2002 and obtained her medical degree in 2006 from Washington University School of Medicine. She subsequently completed internal medicine internship and residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital - Washington University School of Medicine and then Gastroenterology and Hepatology fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital - Harvard University. During fellowship, she also received her Master of Public Health from the Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Kumar is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology/Hepatology.Dr. Kumar is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and currently is the Director of Clinical Hepatology at Weill Cornell Medical College. Her clinical interests include non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, viral hepatitis, genetic/autoimmune liver disease and alcoholic liver disease. Dr. Kumar also has a background in clinical research and is involved in multiple clinical trials. She is a member of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, the European Association for the Study of the Liver, the Empire Liver Foundation, and the American College of Gastroenterology. Dr. Kumar also routinely performs upper endoscopy and colonoscopy.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center


  • Alcoholism

  • Cholestatic Liver Disease

  • Chronic Liver Disease

  • Cirrhosis of Liver

  • Colonoscopy

  • Disorder of Liver

  • Elevated LFT (Liver Function Test)

  • Endoscopy

  • Fatty Liver Disease

  • Hepatitis

  • Hepatobiliary Diseases

  • Hepatobiliary Intervention

  • Hepatobiliary Surgery

  • Hepatology

  • Hepatology Biliary Diseases

  • Liver Biopsy

  • Liver Disease

  • Liver Fibrosis

  • Liver Lesions

  • Liver/ Hepatology Disorders

  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis

  • Viral Hepatitis


  • Fellowship: Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Internship: Barnes Jewish Hospital
  • Medical School: Harvard University School of Public Health
  • Medical School: Washington University School of Medicine
  • Residency: Barnes Jewish Hospital

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine