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Jayshree N Kumta MD - Pediatrics - Newark

Jayshree N Kumta MD

Primary Specialties
  • Pediatrics
  • Affiliations
    Childrens Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
    Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
    Saint Barnabas Medical Center

    Primary Office

    Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
    201 Lyons Ave
    L5 - Pediatrics
    Newark, NJ 07102
    (973) 705-3148

    Physician Information

    Jayshree N. Kumta, M.D.
    Director, Inpatient Pediatrics

    Associate Program Director, Pediatric Residency Program

    Dr. Kumta joined Newark Beth Israel Medical Center as its Director for Inpatient Pediatrics in July 2017, after having worked for nearly thirteen years as a Pediatric Hospitalist at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, New Jersey. She completed a Residency in Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital of Michigan in Detroit, Michigan, after obtaining an M.B.B.S. degree from Seth G.S. Medical College in Mumbai, India, and had previously been a Private Pediatrician in Mumbai, India, for more than five years.

    Her current activities, reflecting her strong interest in fostering Medical Education, include Teaching Rounds and Board Review Preparation for Pediatric Residents and Medical Students. In addition, she has been a long-time advocate for Breastfeeding, providing Lactation Management training to Pediatric and OB/GYN Residents. She also works with Labor & Delivery and Nursery Nurses with the goal of increasing Exclusive Breastfeeding rates.

    Experience & Education

    Medical Education: King Edward Memorial Hospital, Bombay, India

    Residency: Children's Hospital of Michigan, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

    Clinical Interests

    Inpatient Pediatrics, Pediatric Hospitalist