Dr. Ashok Kumar is the Director & Head, Department of Rheumatology. He has a rich and varied experience of over 25 years in Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology. Dr. Ashok Kumar was Professor of Medicine & Head of Clinical Immunology & Rheumatology Service at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi before joining Fortis Hospital, Vasant Kunj in April 2009. His expertise pertains to rheumatoid arthritis, spondyloarthritis/ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis, reactive arthritis, SLE, scleroderma, Sjogren’s syndrome, polymyositis/dermatomyositis, vasculitis (e.g. Wegener’s granulomatosis, polyarteritis nodosa) and soft-tissue rheumatism. He imparted training to a number of Clinical Fellows in the subject of Rheumatology.Get Appointment
Rheumatology is the study of disorders characterised by inflammation, degeneration of connective tissue, and related structures of the body. These disorders are sometimes collectively referred to as rheumatism. A specialty of internal medicine dedicated to the diagnosis and management of musculoskeletal diseases, connective tissue–formerly, collagen vascular diseases, and vasculopathies.
MBBS, MD( Medicine), FRCP