Nisha Kumar, M.D. for UC Davis Health

Nisha Kumar, M.D.

Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor

To see if Nisha Kumar is accepting new patients, or for assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).



Pediatric Anesthesiology

Locations and Contact

Patient Support Services Building

Patient Support Services Building
4150 V St.
Sacramento, CA 95817

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Clinical Interests

Dr. Kumar is a pediatric anesthesiologist with an interest in education and diversity, equity and inclusion. 


General Anesthesiology

Undergraduate School

B.A., Cell Biology and Neuroscience, Rutgers University, New Brunswick NJ 2013

Medical School

M.D., New York Medical College, Valhalla NY 2018


Anesthesiology, Boston Medical Center, Boston MA 2018-2022


Pediatric Anesthesiology, Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, Los Angeles CA 2022-2023

Canelli R, Spence N, Kumar N, Rodriguez G, Gonzalez M. The Ventilator Management Team: Repurposing Anesthesia Workstations and Personnel to Combat COVID-19. J Intensive Care Med. 2020 Sep;35(9):927-932. doi: 10.1177/0885066620942097. Epub 2020 Jul 17. Erratum in: J Intensive Care Med. 2020 Oct 16

Katz D, Bateman BT, Kjaer K, Turner DP, Spence NZ, Habib AS, George RB, Toledano RD, Grant G, Madden HE, Butwick AJ, Lynde G, Minehart RD, Beilin Y, Houle TT, Sharpe EE, Kodali B, Bharadwaj S, Farber MK, Palanisamy A, Prabhu M, Gonzales NY, Landau R, Leffert L. The Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology Coronavirus Disease 2019 Registry: An Analysis of Outcomes Among Pregnant Women Delivering During the Initial Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-2 Outbreak in the United States. Anesth Analg. 2021 Aug 1;133(2):462-473. Role: Researcher, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA