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Usha Sivakumar, MD, MBBS, is a highly qualified internal medicine and primary care specialist with over 30 years of experience treating patients from diverse populations across the world. Dr. Sivakumar provides outstanding care for patients living in Frederick, Maryland, at SivIMed Internal Medicine and Primary Care.
Dr. Sivakumar began her career by studying for a medical degree at Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai, India. After graduating, she served as resident medical officer of the intensive care unit at Railway Hospital, Perambur, Chennai, India, before moving to the United Kingdom. Dr. Sivakumar passed her qualifying exams in multiple specialties during her time in the UK, then took up an internal medicine residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital in Queens. She became chief resident at the hospital in 1999, then made the decision to move into private practice in 2001.
Dr. Sivakumar is a multicultural and multilingual physician, enabling her to welcome people from many different backgrounds and nationalities to her practice. Her professional peers recognize her expertise, and she was named Top Doctor and Who’s Who physician for 2014 – 15. She’s also received recognition from the International Association for Healthcare Professionals and the National Association of Professional Women.
Dr. Sivakumar is a long-standing member of the American College of Physicians and the American Medical Association. She is board-certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.
Dr. Sivakumar is an exceptionally gifted physician who excels in all areas of primary care, but she has particular expertise in conditions as diverse as diabetes, gastroesophageal reflux disease, irritable bowel syndrome, congestive heart failure, Lyme disease, weight management, and geriatrics. Dr. Sivakumar’s philanthropic work in Haiti exemplifies her commitment to her calling, and she devotes herself to promoting overall health and wellness in all her patients.
Dr Sivakumar is the most knowledgeable doctor I have ever met in my life.
Dr. Sivakumar saved my life...I cannot thank her enough for her competence and her level of caring. She is truly a blessing.