Dr. Ashok Kumar MD Pulmonologist

Dr. Ashok Kumar is a pulmonologist in Hawthorne, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Memorial Hospital of Gardena and Veterans Affairs Black Hills Health Care System. He received his medical degree from Government Medical College Amritsar and has been in practice for 40 years. He is one of 2 doctors at Memorial Hospital of Gardena and one of 3 at Veterans Affairs Black Hills Health Care System who specialize in Pulmonary Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pulmonologist: General Pulmonary Medicine

Education & Medical Training

District of Columbia General Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1978–1981

New York University Downtown Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1977–1978

Los Angeles County King-Drew Medical Center
Fellowship, Pulmonary Disease, 1982–1984

Government Medical College Amritsar
Class of 1974

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Sports Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Sphingosine phosphate lyase regulates myogenic differentiation via S1P receptor-mediated effects on myogenic microRNA expression.
de la Garza-Rodea, A. S.,Baldwin, D. M.,Oskouian, B.,Place, R. F.,Bandhuvula, P.,Kumar, A.,Saba, J. D.

Chemopreventive sphingadienes downregulate Wnt signaling via a PP2A/Akt/GSK3β pathway in colon cancer.
Kumar, A., Pandurangan, A. K., Lu, F., Fyrst, H., Zhang, M., Byun, H. S., Bittman, R., Saba, J. D.

Sphingosine-1-phosphate lyase expression in embryonic and adult murine tissues.
Borowsky, A. D., Bandhuvula, P., Kumar, A., Yoshinaga, Y., Nefedov, M., Fong, L. G., Zhang, M., Baridon, B., Dillard, L., de Jong, P., Young, S. G., West, D. B., Saba, J. D.

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