Cancer care now at Sibley Medical Center

Waconia, Minn. (Sept. 16, 2013)—To meet the health care needs of area residents, Sibley Medical Center and Ridgeview Medical Center are pleased to announce Dr. Birendra Kumar’s return to Sibley Medical Center, where he provides hematology and oncology care and oversees chemotherapy and infusion therapy services.

Dr. Kumar practiced at Sibley Medical Center in Arlington, Minn., from 1996 to 2011, with a special interest in oncology.
“My wife and I both enjoy small-town living,” said Dr. Kumar, who has lived in Arlington since 1996. He welcomes the opportunity to return to Sibley Medical Center, where he can practice closer to home. He enjoys traveling, biking, skiing and spending time with his family, including his wife and three children.

Dr. Kumar received his medical degree from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi, India. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Illinois Residency Program, Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center in Chicago. After practicing for five years, he joined a fellowship program in the Department of Hematology/Oncology at the University of Tennessee, Memphis. Upon completing his fellowship, he moved back to Minnesota, most recently working at Mankato Clinic.

For appointments or more information about cancer services at Sibley Medical Center, call 507-964-2271.