Rohit Kumar, M.D.

Rohit Kumar, M.D.

Rohit Kumar, M.D.

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
UofL Health - Brown Cancer Center
529 South Jackson Street
Louisville, KY 40202

502-852-2522 - Academic Office
502-562-4370 - Patient Appointments

Clinical Expertise
Medical Oncology; Genitourinary Malignancies; Sarcomas; Hospice & Palliative Medicine

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine -
    Internal Medicine / Medical Oncology / Hematology

Education and Training

  • Medical School: Maulana Azad Medical College
  • Residency: John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County
  • Fellowships: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (Hospice & Palliative Medicine); University of Louisville (Medical Oncology & Hematology)

Featured Publications

  • Porter C, Azam TU, Mohananey D, Kumar R, Chu J, Lenihan D, Dent S, Ganatra S, Beasley GS, Okwuosa T. Permissive Cardiotoxicity: The Clinical Crucible of Cardio-Oncology. JACC CardioOncol. 2022 Sep 20;4(3):302-312. doi: 10.1016/j.jaccao.2022.07.005. PMID: 36213359; PMCID: PMC9537074.
  • Kumar R, Chan A, Bandikatla S, Ranjan S, Ngo P. Safety of immune checkpoint inhibitors in patients with preexisting autoimmune disorders. Curr Probl Cancer. 2022 Aug;46(4):100864. doi: 10.1016/j.currproblcancer.2022.100864. Epub 2022 May 2. PMID: 35671576.
  • Kumar R, Castillero F, Bhandari S, Malapati S, Kloecker G. The Hispanic Paradox in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. Hematol Oncol Stem Cell Ther. 2022 Jun 1;15(2):21-29. doi: 10.1016/j.hemonc.2021.02.004. PMID: 33775613.
  • Mueller AN, Morrisey S, Miller HA, Hu X, Kumar R, Ngo PT, Yan J, Frieboes HB. Prediction of lung cancer immunotherapy response via machine learning analysis of immune cell lineage and surface markers. Cancer Biomark. 2022;34(4):681-692. doi: 10.3233/CBM-210529. PMID: 35662108.
  • Malapati S, Singh SRK, Kumar R, Hadid T. Outcomes of in-hospital cardiopulmonary resuscitation for cardiac arrest in adult patients with metastatic solid cancers: A Nationwide Inpatient Sample database analysis from 2012 to 2014. Cancer. 2021 Jun 15;127(12):2148-2157. doi: 10.1002/cncr.33451. Epub 2021 Mar 9. Erratum in: Cancer. 2021 Nov 1;127(21):4108-4109. doi: 10.1002/cncr.33769. PMID: 33687740.
  • Singh SRK, Malapati SJ, Kumar R, Willner C, Wang D. NCDB Analysis of Melanoma 2004-2015: Epidemiology and Outcomes by Subtype, Sociodemographic Factors Impacting Clinical Presentation, and Real-World Survival Benefit of Immunotherapy Approval. Cancers (Basel). 2021 Mar 22;13(6):1455. doi: 10.3390/cancers13061455. PMID: 33810182; PMCID: PMC8004999.
  • Mohananey D, Sarau A, Kumar R, Lewandowski D, Abreu-Sosa SM, Nathan S, Okwuosa TM. Role of Physical Activity and Cardiac Rehabilitation in Patients Undergoing Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation. JACC CardioOncol. 2021 Mar 16;3(1):17-34. doi: 10.1016/j.jaccao.2021.01.008. PMID: 34396304; PMCID: PMC8352115.
  • Hashmi H, Bhandari S, Kumar R, Tripathi P, Rhodes JB, Figg L, Baize T, Krem MM, Hegazi M, Emmons R. Twice-daily intravenous bolus tacrolimus infusion: A safe and effective regimen for graft-versus-host disease prophylaxis. Hematol Oncol Stem Cell Ther. 2020 Dec;13(4):232-237. doi: 10.1016/j.hemonc.2020.03.002. Epub 2020 May 8. PMID: 32413417.
  • Beltran M, Khurana S, Gil Y, Lewis JT, Kumar R, Foran JM. Nonimmunoglobulin Crystal-Storing Histiocytosis (CSH): Case Report and Literature Review. Case Rep Hematol. 2020 Oct 19;2020:8856411. doi: 10.1155/2020/8856411. PMID: 33133706; PMCID: PMC7593749.
  • Bhandari S, Kumar R, Pham D, Gaskins J, Kloecker G. Treatment Timing in Small Cell Lung Cancer, a National Cancer Database Analysis. Am J Clin Oncol. 2020 May;43(5):362-365. doi: 10.1097/COC.0000000000000676. PMID: 32011350.