Sathappan Kumar, MD, FRCS — Academic Profile

Board Certification

  • Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery - Board Eligible


Medical School
  • Royal College of Surgeons and Physician of Canada 
Residency Training
  • Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin 
Fellowship Training
  • Adult Cardiac Surgery Fellowship, Vanderbilt Heart Institute
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Affiliated Specialty Center

Clinical Interests/Expertise

  • Pre- and post-operative critical care of surgical patients

  • Management of diseases involving the liver, spleen, upper/lower gastrointestinal systems

  • Basic and advanced minimally invasive and laparoscopic surgery

  • Hernia repairs

  • Surgical treatment of benign soft-tissue tumors

  • Tracheostomy and tracheotomy

Dr. Kumar

Contact Information

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Department of Surgery, Health Sciences Center T19-080
Stony Brook Medicine
Stony Brook, NY 11794-8191
Tel: 631-444-1820
Fax: 631-444-8963

For patient care information, including insurance participation and practice locations, click here.
  • Personal Statement
  • Honors
  • Publications
  • Additional

My interests include trauma, critical care and emergency general surgery.

  • Junior Attending of the Year, Northwell Health Department of Surgery  (2018)

  • SCCPDS “Excellence in Research”– Honorable Mention (2017)

  • ACS Committee on Trauma of Greater New York – Resident Research Award, First Prize (2014)
  • ACS Committee on Trauma of Region 2 – Resident Research Award, Best Clinical Paper (2014)

  • Montefiore Resident Research Day, First Prize (Best Poster) – “Geriatric Falls and Mortality” (2014)

  • Montefiore Resident Research Day, First Prize – “Depression and Pancreatic Cancer” (2012)

  • Surgery Resident Teaching Award, PGY-1, 2, 3 class (2012, 2013, 2014)

  • > Click here to see abstracts/full text of Dr. Kumar's journal articles presented in reverse chronological order, starting with most recent, on PubMed (National Library of Medicine).
  • Certifications
  • Surgical Critical Care 2017

  • General Surgery 2017

  • Administrative Positions
  • Acute Care Surgery Team Quality Officer

  • Northwell Order Sets Development

  • Medical Student Third-Year Clerkship Weekly Teaching Rounds Preceptor
  • Professional Societies
  • Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma