Smitha Kumar

Smitha Kumar

Hindu, Spanish, Malayalam, Russian


Primary Care


Dr. Smitha Kumar is a compassionate and thorough physician, treating patients from Gilroy, California and South County at Gilroy Family Medical Group. Dr. Kumar provides an extensive range of services to her patients including treatments for asthma, allergies, hypertension, high cholesterol, and arthritis. She also offers annual physicals for adults, children, and seniors, as well as well-woman exams, sports physicals, and immigration physicals. Dr. Kumar grew up in South India and earned her pre-med and medical degrees at the Tashkent Medical Institute in Tashkent, Russia.

After practicing medicine in India, she relocated to the United States with her husband and completed her family medicine residency at the Natividad Medical Center through the University of California San Francisco Medical School residency program. She is fluent in Spanish and has worked with Hispanic communities for many years. Dr. Kumar has always wanted to practice medicine. She listens carefully to her patients and offers customized care to address their concerns and needs.

Medical School: Tashkent Medical Institute in Tashkent, Russia
Internship: Natividad Medical Center in Salinas, CA
Residency: Natividad Medical Center in Salinas, CA


Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital
Saint Louise Regional Hospital