Dr. Naresh Kumar M.D.
Dr. Naresh Kumar graduated from the University
of Calcutta, India in 1975. He trained further in
the United Kingdom from 1976 to 1978, earning his
MRCP (UK) from the University of Edinburgh. In 1980
he moved to Canada and completed his training in
Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Critical Care Medicine
at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario.
He started his practice in Whitby, Ontario in 1985,
serving as Chief of Medicine at Whitby General Hospital
until the acute care facility closed in 1998.
Dr. Kumar has participated in numerous international
meeting, lecturing at the Intra-Mural Programs for
the American College of Cardiology, World Congress
of Cardiology and The Cardiac Rehabilitation Congress
of South America in Buenos Aires, and the International
Congress of Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy in Salvador,
Brazil. On a regular basis he lectures to groups
of physicians in Southern Ontario.
Dr. Kumar has been a co-author with Dr. Robert S.
Eliot in a chapter in Hurst: The Heart: The
Heart, Emotional Stress and Psychiatric Disorders in
the Textbook of Cardiology, 9th
Edition. As well as co-authoring the article Emotions
and Coronary Heart Disease in the Heart
and Stoke Journal, November/December 1994.
Dr. Kumar has been involved in a long list of research
and presented abstracts dealing with Stress and its
effect on Heart Disease.
Dr. Kumar has been interviewed on 20/20 Show with
Barbara Walters and on CBS This Morning Show discussing
Sudden Cardiac Death and Stress-Heart Relationship.
Dr. Kumar has been honoured by a patient in Whitby
with an endowment at McMaster University. The
Dr. Naresh Kumar Scholarship in the amount
of $20,000 is to be awarded annually to a 3rd year
Dr. Kumar’s primary practice is in the management
of Risk Factors of Coronary Artery Disease, Preventative
Cardiology and Cardiac Rehabilitation. His strengths
include the management of cholesterol and hypertension.
He also practices Stress Medicine which links Stress
with Heart Disease.
Our Support Staff
Our facility has a team of
over 10 medical staff including, Nurses, Kinesiologist,
Respiratory Technologist, Cardiac Technician,