Neal Kumar, M.D.

Neal Kumar, M.D.

Neal Kumar, M.D., MBA completed his undergraduate training at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a major in biology and minors in chemistry and entrepreneurship. At UNC he was selected as a Carolina Entrepreneurial Fellow. He received his combined MD/MBA at Tufts University School of Medicine.

Dr. Kumar completed dermatology residency at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago and served as chief resident during his final year. He is a co-founder of multiple online start-ups including Novachrom, Dermpedia, and DripHydration. Dr. Kumar is also a co-founder and technology advisor to ClearifiRx, a dermatologist-led online platform providing personalized prescriptions to treat skin conditions.

As a 2017 AID Scholar he investigated delayed diagnosis and access to specialty care for hidradenitis suppurativa as a critical problem worth solving in the field of dermatology.