Prasanna Venkatesh Kumar MD

Prasanna Venkatesh Kumar MD
Cardiology / Interventional Cardiology


  • Cardiac Catheterization
  • Coronary Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Intravacular Ultrasound
  • Fractional Flow Reserve
  • Thrombectomy
Structural Cardiac
  • Percutaneous Closure of ASD and PFO
  • Balloon Valvuloplasty
Peripheral Interventions
  • Peripheral Angioplasty
  • Stenting
  • Atherectomy

I am committed to providing the highest quality, evidence-based, guideline-driven, patient-centered cardiovascular care to our patients.

Specialty Services Provided

I treat a variety of cardiovascular disorders including but not limited to coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, valvular heart disease, some forms of congenital heart conditions such as atrial septal defects and some forms of cardiac arrhythmias. A variety of Interventional Cardiology procedures
echo, TEE, cardioversion, stress test, nuclear cardiology

Education and Qualifications

Interventional Cardiology Fellowship, 2010, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
Cardiovascular Diseases Fellowship, 2009, Louisiana State University Health Science Center, Shreveport, Louisiana
Internal Medicine Residency, 2005, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, The Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, Illinois
Internal Medicine Internship, 2003, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, The Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, Illinois
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, 2002, Madras Medical College, India
Board Certified in Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Diseases, Vascular (General and Endovascular Medicine), Nuclear Cardiology and Echocardiography

Professional Organizations

American College of Cardiology (Fellow), served in Board of Councilors (ACC-IL chapter), chaired Nomination Committee, Membership and Communications Committee, Cardiac Care Associates Symposium Committee with ACC (Illinois, Advocacy Committee (ACC)
Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions
American Society of Echocardiography
Alpha Omega Alpha
Mayo Clinic Alumni

Why I Chose Medicine

I chose to go into medicine with the desire to help people in need. I am proud to be in this noble profession which has the power to heal. Cardiovascular medicine has always been my passion. The life-saving nature of timely interventions which provide immediate relief of symptoms, and the significant impact on the lives of patients is quite rewarding.

Hobbies and Special Interests

Tennis, Yoga

Volunteer Work

Community Organizations

Quote from Patient

Dr. Kumar was quite personable; had a good bed-side manner.
Dr. Kumar, great doctor. We have a lot of confidence in him.
Dr. kumar is the best.

Personal Information

Wife and 2 children

Appointments available at the following locations:

New Hartford