Chief Medical Officer
Prior to joining Medical City McKinney as the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) in February 2019, Jaya Kumar, MD, served as the medical director for a 12-physician hospitalist group at Medical City Denton and has practiced at Medical City Healthcare hospitals since 2012.
As the CMO, Dr. Kumar helps advise and lead the hospital’s medical experts and is a key position on the leadership team. Dr. Kumar is board certified in nephrology and internal medicine and actively participates in a number of patient-centered initiatives and committees throughout the hospital.
She received her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degrees from King George Medical College in India. She completed her internal medicine residency at Long Island College Hospital in New York and UCSF (Fresno) in California.