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Abhay Kumar, MD

Associate Professor
Vivian L. Smith Department of Neurosurgery
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston

Dr. Abhay Kumar is a board-certified Neurologist who specializes in Neurocritical Care. He is dedicated to providing comprehensive neurocritical care to acutely ill patients using evidence based and cutting-edge therapies. Dr. Kumar earned his medical degree at the Patna Medical College, and completed his residency at the University of Florida in 2010. He went on to complete a two-year a Fellowship in Neurocritical Care at Washington University’s St. Louis School of Medicine.  Dr. Kumar is also an active member of the Neurocritical Care Society.

Dr. Kumar has a particular interest in studying clinical guideline adherence and how patient outcomes are impacted by a facility’s ability to follow protocols. He is also interested in learning more about the role social media can play in the dissemination of information to improve neurocritical care.


Medical School
Patna Medical College, 2002

University of Florida, 2010

Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, 2012

University of Chicago Medical Center, 2007

Patna University, 2003

Board Certification

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties
Neurocritical Care

Dr Abhay Kumar, MD

Dr. Kumar Sees Patients at:
UTHealth Houston Neurosciences-Memorial City
929 Gessner, Suite 2410
Houston, TX 77030
Phone: (713) 486-7720
Fax: (713) 486-7744

UTHealth Houston Neurosciences-Southwest
7777 SW Freeway, Suite 840
Houston, TX 77074
(713) 486-8080
fax: (713) 486-8090