Dr. Girish Kumar


Branch Head

Dr. Girish Kumar – Senior doctor, Cessna Lifeline Veterinary Hospital, Sadashivnagar, Bengaluru M.V.Sc (Clinical Medicine) with a specialization in cardiology and ultrasonography.

Dr. Girish completed his bachelors in 2007 from The College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Mannuthy. He then went on to pursue his master’s in clinical medicine from Madras Veterinary College. He started his career in Animal Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia where he worked till 2012.

He joined Cessna Lifeline in the same year. His main interests include Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Ultrasonography and Echocardiography. While practicing in Malaysia, he spent a lot of his time treating cats and hence gained tremendous experience in the area of feline treatment.

While talking about veterinary practice in India – Dr. Girish would like to see more multi-speciality clinics and hospitals established for pet treatment. “I would also like to see them on par with clinics and hospitals abroad”. “As awareness amongst pet parents increases, so does the need for advanced veterinary treatment” he says. Continuing the conversation, Dr. Girish also chimes in with a certain amount of hopefulness that he would like to see tier 2 cities have more veterinary clinics and holistic treatment being provided to pets in these cities. “It should no longer be treated as a rudimentary form of practice and people in these cities should also experience high quality treatment for their pets”.

On a personal note, Dr. Girish has many hobbies including playing the guitar, riding his motorcycle and sketching. During his free time, he looks forward to pursuing all of these hobbies, especially playing the guitar to unwind after a busy day. He particularly likes playing acoustic rock and heavy metal on his guitar!

Additionally, Dr. Girish was kind enough to share a picture of one of his sketches. Swipe to see his masterpiece! You can interact with Dr. Girish at our Sadashivnagar, Bengaluru branch and get to know him better!

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