Amanika Kumar, M.D.

  1. Gynecologic Oncologist

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English

Amanika Kumar, M.D., is a gynecologic oncologist. Her clinical focus includes:

  • Complex surgery for primary and recurrent gynecologic malignancy including the use of HIPEC and intra-operative radiation
  • Chemotherapy clinical trials for gynecologic malignancy
  • Promoting care that is consistent with patient values and with the goals of preserving quality of life, including palliative care and end of life care
  • Multipdiscplinary team based care for complex gynecologic malignancy
  • Surgery in a minimally invasive approach using vaginal, laparoscopic and robotic surgery

In addition to her clinical activities, Dr. Kumar is active in research and education, providing mentorship to residents and fellows. She focuses her research on ovarian cancer surgical outcomes and in quality of life in endometrial cancer.

  1. Chemotherapy
  2. Debulking surgery
  3. Gynecological surgery
  4. Intraoperative radiation therapy
  5. Laparoscopic surgery
  6. Robotic surgery
  7. Vulvectomy
  • Ovarian cancer
  • Palliative care
  • Sarcopenia and frailty
  • Quality of life
  • Surgical education
  1. 2016
    Fellow - Gynecologic Oncology FellowshipMayo School of Graduate Medical Education
  2. 2016
    FellowGynecologic Oncology, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 2013
    Clinical Residency - OB/GYNStony Brook University Hospital
  4. 2009
    MD - MedicineStony Brook University
  5. 2008
    Research Fellowship - Doris Duke Research Fellowship in translational science, focus on novel therapeutics for HER2+ breast cancerYale University
  6. 2004
    BA - Biology and Human RightsColumbia University

Certifications

  1. 2017
    Obstetrics & GynecologyAmerican Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Awards and honors

  1. 2018
    National Faculty Award Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology, American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  2. 2016
    Annual Best Poster AwardWestern Association of Gynecologic Oncologists
  3. 2016
    Top Rated Poster, Quality ConferenceMayo Clinic Quality Conference
  4. 2014
    Leo Lagasse Award for Best clinical research presentationWestern Association of Gynecologic Oncologists
  5. 2013
    Golden Scalpel Surgical AwardStony Brook University Hospital
  6. 2013
    Martin Stone Resident of the YearStony Brook University
  7. 2013
    Obstetrics and Gynecology Pathology AwardStony Brook University
  8. 2012
    Humanism AwardStony Brook University
  9. 2012
    Golden Scalpel AwardStony Brook University
  10. 2007
    Doris Duke Research FellowshipYale University
  11. 2005
    Arthur Berken Fellowship for Research in HumanitiesStony Brook University Hospital
  12. 2001
    Young Volunteer of the YearPlanned Parenthood

Professional memberships

  1. 2018 - present
    Provisional Active MemberCentral Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  2. 2018 - present
    MemberEthics Consult Service
  3. 2018 - present
    Member, Diversity and Inclusion CommitteeSociety of Gynecologic Oncology
  4. 2018 - present
    Palliative Care Task ForceSociety of Gynecologic Oncology
  5. 2017
    MemberDepartment of Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Interview Panel
  6. 2017 - present
    MemberWestern Association of Gynecologic Oncologists
  7. 2017 - present
    Treatment of Elderly Patients Working GroupGynecologic Oncology Group
  8. 2017 - 2018
    Palliative Care Work GroupSociety of Gynecologic Oncology
  9. 2017 - present
    Associate MemberMayo Clinic Cancer Center
  10. 2017 - present
    FellowAmerican Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  11. 2017 - 2020
    Education CommitteeSociety of Gynecologic Oncology
  12. 2016 - present
    Committee MemberGynecologic Oncology Fellowship Clinical Competency Committee
  13. 2016 - present
    Team LeaderWeight management in patients with endometrial cancer
  14. 2016 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology
  15. 2016 - present
    Candidate MemberSociety of Gynecologic Oncology
  16. 2015 - 2016
    MemberGynecologic Surgery Access Management QI Project
  17. 2015 - 2016
    MemberGenetic Referral for Epithelial Ovarian Cancer QI Project
  18. 2015 - 2016
    Board MemberSociety of Gynecologic Oncology
  19. 2015 - 2016
    Fellow AdvisorSociety of Gynecologic Oncology, Gynecologic Oncology Fellows Research Network
  20. 2008 - present
    MemberAlpha Omega Alpha
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Publications

Research activities

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