Dr Pradeep Kumar

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Dr Pradeep Kumar



  • 17 Years of experience
  • English,Hindi,Kannada
  • 1204 Recommendations
  •  TUE, THU | 05:00 PM-07:00 PM

Awards and Achievements

    • Presented papers at the International and National conferences
    • Renal artery stenting at EUROPCR-2012
    • Primary PCI in anomalous coronary at TCT-2012
    • Aortic dissection post PCI at ECC Laussanne-2013

Research and Publications

  • Kumar P and Banik S- Pharmacotherapy options in Rheumatoid arthritis -review.
  • Clinical medicine insights: Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Disorders 2013:6 35-43. Doi: 10.4137/CMAMD.S5558
  • Kumar P, Khan F, Kennedy G, and Belch JJF - Rosuvastatin improves CRP but not disease activity in patients with rheumatoid arthritis - Scottish Medical Journal 2012 May; 57(2);80-3. doi:10 1258/smj.2012.012004.
  • Galarragga B, Khan F, Kumar P, Pullar T, Belch JJF, Etanercept improves inflammation associated arterial stiffness in rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatology, 2009 nov;48 (11): 1418-23 4. Kumar P, Strang A, Ho M, Maple C, Radederstoff D, Morley K, and Belch J. T
  • The Effects of Borage Oil Supplementation on Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug Requirements in patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis. Journal of Complementary and Integrative Medicine. Volume 5, Issue 1 (2008)
  • Galarraga B, Kumar P, Khan F, Pullar T, Belch JJF. CRP - an indaependent predictor of microvascular changes in patients with rheumaoid arthritis - Rheumatology (Oxford).2008 Dec;47 (12): 1780-4. Epub 2008 Oct 14
  • Rajput-Ray M, Kumar P and Belch JJF. SF 36 in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. The effects of rosuvastatin. Scottish Medical Journal 2008 53(3):49-51
  • Galarraga B, Kumar P, Khan F, Pullar T, Belch JJF. CRP - an independent predictor of microvascular changes in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Scottish Medical Journal 2008 53(3):49-51
  • Galaragga B, Kumar P, Pullar T, Oliver B. The role of ultrasonography and triple phase bone scintigraphy for detection of early inflammatory arthropathy. Rheumatology. 2004;42(Suppl 1);369
  • Kumar P, Pullar T. Perceptions of fibromyalgia among rheumatologist in Scotland. Rheumatology. 2004;42(Suppl 1):60.



Work Experience

  • Over 15 Yrs.,of experience in UK with 6 Years of experience as a consultant in Scotland.
  • Dr.Pradeep is also currently an examiner for Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh and is also involved in the question writing panel for MRCP rheumatology exist exams in UK.
  • He has pioneered the telerheumatology service in UK and has been nominated in the final round of Scottish Innovative Health Award in 2012.
  • Working in Apollo Hospitals since last Assignment

Certifications & Professional Memberships


Medical Council Registration

KMC - 101304

Special Interests

  • Rheumatoid arthritis.Ankylosing spondylits
  • Vasculitis and SLE.


Dr Pradeep Kumar is a Consultant Rheumatologist working at Apollo Hospitals, Bangalore having over 15 years of experience in this field.

Treatments under Rheumatologist

Arthritis Treatment