Prof Dhavendra Kumar  

Prof Dhavendra Kumar

MD, FRCP, FRCPI, FRCPCH, FACMG, DSc

Medical Genetics Expert

Medical Genetics
The Genome Clinic (UK) Ltd
Eliseg House
Druidstone Road
Old St Mellons
CARDIFF
South Glamorgan
CF3 6XD
Professor Dhavendra Kumar was formerly a Consultant in Clinical Genetics at the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff University, United Kingdom. He is the consultant In-charge of the Genome Clinic of the Spire Cardiff Hospital, Spire Healthcare Ltd.

He is the lead clinical geneticist for clinical cardiovascular genetics. He is the visiting professor to the genomic policy unit at the School of Health, Sport and Science, at the University of South Wales.

He is also the adjunct professor to the Public Health Genetics Unit at the Chinese Capital Medical University, Beijing, China and the Manipal University, India.

During his long career in medical genetics, Professor Kumar has amassed experience in the areas of:

Genetic and inherited diseases in children.
Genetic and inherited diseases complicating infertility and pregnancy.
Genetic diseases of the heart and blood vessels.
Inherited bone and connective tissue diseases.
Genetic muscle and nerve diseases.
Inherited and familial cancers.
Congenital anomalies and malformation syndromes.
Inherited metabolic disorders.
Rare and orphan genetic diseases.
Genetics and genomics of common medical diseases.

Professor Kumar has experience in genetic assessment and reports in all medico-legal issues related to genetics and genomics diseases including DNA identity- paternity dispute, immigration matters and forensic cases.

 

Additional Information:

Regional Limits:

Yes
Hindi & Punjabi

Expert Witness Work:

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Expert Witness Activity:

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Lawyer Consultation:

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