Sonal Kumar, MD, MPH Title: Gastroenterologist, Hepatologist Expertise: Gastroenterology, Hepatology Weill Cornell Medicine assistant professor of medicineNew York Presbyterian Hospital Director of Clinical Hepatology Experience Sonal Kumar, MD, MPH, is a gastroenterologist, hepatologist, and assistant professor of medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine. She is also the Director of Clinical Hepatology at Weill Cornell Medicine. Her research primarily focuses on non-alcoholic fatty liver disease at the multidisciplinary GI obesity clinic where she leads trials in NAFLD. Education Dr. Kumar graduated summa cum laude from Washington University before receiving her medical degree from the Washington University School of Medicine. She completed a residency and internship in internal medicine at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. She then went on to complete a gastroenterology and hepatology fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital - Harvard University. During her fellowship, Dr. Kumar received her Master of Public Health from the Harvard School of Public Health. About Health Health.com, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for empathetic, trustworthy, and actionable health and wellness information so you can make the best choice for your health. We reach more than 9 million readers a month. We ensure the accuracy of our content by relying on seasoned health journalists, credentialed medical professionals and thorough fact checkers. Learn more about us and our editorial process.