Dr. Kumbalatara A Siripala MD Nephrologist

Dr. Kumbalatara Siripala is a nephrologist in Altoona, Pennsylvania. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Altoona Regional Health System and J. C. Blair Memorial Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Colombo Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 36 years. He is one of 5 doctors at Altoona Regional Health System and one of 3 at J. C. Blair Memorial Hospital who specialize in Nephrology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Nephrologist: General Nephrology

Education & Medical Training

Mount Sinai Hospital (Hartford CT)
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1974 - 1977

Medical College of Pennsylvania and Hospital
Fellowship, Nephrology, 1978 - 1979

Altoona Hospital
Internship, Transitional Year, 1973 - 1974

University of Colombo Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1969

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Nephrology

PA State Medical License

Publications & Presentations

Hereditary eliptocytosis associates with beta-thalassaemia and a variant of Rh (D). A study in a Sinhalese family.
Nagaratnam, N., Siripala, K. A., Attapatu, A. M., Undevia, J. V., Sukumaran, P. K.

Arbovirus (dengue type) as a cause of acute myocarditis and pericarditis.
Nagaratnam, N., Siripala, K., de Silva, N.

Myocardial toxoplasmosis in Ceylon.
Nagaratnam, N., Siripala, K. A.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PriorityHealth HMO
  • Spectrum Health
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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