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Seema Kumar, MD, Pediatric Endocrinology, Rochester, MN, Mayo Clinic Hospital - Rochester

SeemaKumarMD

Pediatric Endocrinology Rochester, MN

Pediatric Obesity

Professor of Pediatrics, Chair, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Program Director, Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship, Mayo Clinic Rochester, MN

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Summary

  • I serve as Chair of the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. I am the Program Director of the Pediatric Endocrinology fellowship program at Mayo Clinic School of Medicine. I am board certified in General Pediatrics, Pediatric Endocrinology and Obesity Medicine.

    I am the medical director of the Pediatric Weight Management Program and the Adolescent Bariatric Program at Mayo Clinic, Rochester. I have been the primary investigator of several clinical trials in children with obesity including those examining the impact of vitamin D supplementation on cardiometabolic risk markers.

    My clinical and research interests include the treatment of childhood obesity, bariatric surgery in adolescents, type 2 diabetes, hyperlipidemia and related cardiometabolic risk factors.

Education & Training

  • Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
    Mayo School of Graduate Medical EducationFellowship, Pediatric Endocrinology, 2000 - 2003
  • Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
    Mayo School of Graduate Medical EducationResidency, Pediatrics, 1998 - 2000
  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences
    All India Institute of Medical SciencesClass of 1993

Certifications & Licensure

  • WI State Medical License
    WI State Medical License 2014 - 2021
  • MN State Medical License
    MN State Medical License 1999 - 2022
  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatric Endocrinology
  • American Board of Obesity Medicine Obesity Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fellow (FAAP) American Academy of Pediatrics

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Mild Subclinical Hypothyroidism Is Associated with Pediatric Dyslipidemia  
    Aida N Lteif, Siobhan T Pittock, Seema Kumar, Clinical Endocrinology

Press Mentions

  • Nearly 4 in 10 U.S. Adults Now Obese
    Nearly 4 in 10 U.S. Adults Now ObeseOctober 13th, 2017
  • Lower Levels of Hormone Spexin Associated with Childhood Obesity
    Lower Levels of Hormone Spexin Associated with Childhood ObesityMay 26th, 2016
  • Hormone May Be Linked to Teenage Obesity
    Hormone May Be Linked to Teenage ObesityMay 24th, 2016
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Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Hindi

Hospital Affiliations