Kusum Viswanathan, MD

Medical School: All India Institute of Medical Sciences

Residency Training: Long Island College Hospital, Brooklyn

Fellowship Training: Long Island College Hospital, Brooklyn

Special Interests: Anemia, Bleeding disorders, Pediatric Cancers, Sickle Cell Disease Awareness

Research Interests: Coordinating patient transition, sickle cell newborn screening and management of sickle cell disease in infants and children

Achievements: Established a comprehensive sickle cell program with grants from Health Resources and Services Administration and NYS for Sickle Cell Care, Education and Outreach. Lifetime achievement award from Sickle Cell Thalassemia Patient Network; Candice’s Sickle Cell, Brookdale Medal for Service and Commitment

Hobbies: Reading, Tennis, Traveling and Music

Favorite Past Time: Tennis and playing with grandchildren