Nilay Kumar, MD

Hospital Medicine
Assistant Professor (CHS)
UW Med Fndtn Centennial Bldg
1685 Highland Ave K4/479A
Madison WI 53705-2281
(608) 262-2434


  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India - MBBS (equivalent of MD)
  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences - Junior Residency
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham - Residency in Internal Medicine

Professional Activities

Dr. Nilay Kumar is a faculty member in the Division of Hospital Medicine within the Department of Medicine. As a hospitalist, Dr. Kumar focuses on providing care to adults in inpatient settings. He is a member of the American Heart Association and the scientific honorary society Sigma Xi. Dr. Kumar has served as a peer reviewer for several medical journals including Circulation, the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, the American Heart Journal, the American Journal of Cardiology, and Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Dr. Kumar is Board Certified in Internal Medicine. In addition, he is certified in Basic and Advanced Cardiac Life Support and is certified by the American Society of Hypertension as a Specialist in Clinical Hypertension.

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Kumar’s clinical interests include hospital medicine, internal medicine, hypertension, and procedures including thoracentesis, paracentesis, and lumbar puncture.

Research Interests

View Dr. Nilay Kumar’s Publications on NCBI My Bibliography

Dr. Kumar has conducted clinical studies focusing on outcomes of cardiac interventions such as valve replacement procedures, pulmonary artery catheterization, and cardiology-related hospitalizations.