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Kumaravel Rajakumar, MD, MS

Job Title Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
3420 Fifth Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
412-692-6000 Phone
412-692-6660 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School:

1982 University of Madras, Madras Medical College, Madras, India


1994 West Virginia University School of Medicine


1993 University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada


  • American Academy of Pediatrics, Fellow
  • Ambulatory Pediatric Association
  • American Society of Bone Mineral Research
  • American Society for Nutrition

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (U.K)
  • Madras Medical College, University of Madras, India (DCH)
  • Tamilnadu Medical Council, Madras, India
  • General Medical Council, London


  • 1999-2000 Teaching Scholar, West Virginia University School of Medicine
  • 1999-2000 Outstanding Teacher, West Virginia University School of Medicine
  • 2003-2007 Best Doctors in America


  • Rajakumar K, Thomas SB. Reemergence of Nutritional Rickets: A Historical Perspective. Arch Ped Adol Med. 2005; 159: 335-341.
  • Rajakumar K, Fernstrom JD, Janosky JE and Greenspan SL.  Vitamin D insufficiency in preadolescent African American children. Clinical Pediatrics 2005; 44:683-692.
  • Rajakumar K, Greenspan SL, Thomas SB, Holick MF. Solar ultraviolet radiation and vitamin D: A Historical Perspective. American Journal of Public Health 2007; 97:1746-1754.

    View Dr. Rajakumar's full list of publications from PubMed.

Active Research Projects / Grants

  • Vitamin D Insufficiency in Pre- and Early Adolescent Children
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October 18, 2010
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