Kanupriya Kumar, MD

Dr. Kumar is a board-certified Anesthesiologist at Hospital for Special Surgery. Previously, she organized and was director of the regional anesthesia program at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. She completed her residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital and a regional anesthesia fellowship at Hospital for Special Surgery. Dr. Kumar has taught ultrasound-guided nerve blocks to residents, fellows, and other board-certified anesthesiologists at local and national meetings. She streamlined the regional anesthesia workflow at Johns Hopkins, creating efficiencies to decrease patient waiting time and discomfort. 

Dr. Kumar is currently the Anesthesia Team Leader for Operation Walk Maryland, a non-profit organization that performs free hip and knee replacements for impoverished people around the world.


Assistant Attending Anesthesiologist, Hospital for Special Surgery
Clinical Instructor of Anesthesiology, Weill Cornell Medical College



Regional Anesthesia


General anesthesia, Regional anesthesia


Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, 2004


Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, 2005


Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, 2008


Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY 2009


Anesthesiology, 2009

State Licensure

Maryland, New York

Selected Publications

For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.

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Contact Information

Office Locations

Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street Address:
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 212.606.1206
Fax: 212.517.4481

Mailing Address

Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021