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Paul Kumfa

Paul Kumfa, MDUTMB Health Provider

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    Specialties: Cardiology - Interventional
    Languages: English
  • UTMB Health Cardiology, Clear Lake Campus
    • 250 Blossom Street
      4th Floor
      Webster, TX 77598
    • Phone: (409) 762-2328
    • Fax: (832) 632-7866
  • Dr. Kumfa was born in Cameroon, West Africa. He subsequently immigrated to Dallas TX, where he did his undergraduate studies. While at UT Dallas he studied Electrical Engineering and Premed. Thereafter, Dr. Kumfa came to UTMB for medical school. While in medical school he was in the Student Government Association and served as vice president of his class for all 4 years. He stayed at UTMB for Internal Medicine Residency. During residency he was recognized as Outstanding 2nd Year Internal Medicine Resident, and at graduation he was awarded the Don W. Powell Award for Excellence in Internal Medicine Residency. He continued his training at UTMB, where he completed General Cardiology Fellowship and Interventional cardiology. At the end of both fellowship trainings he was awarded the Hutching's Scholarship for Best Graduating Cardiology Fellow. Dr. Kumfa joined UTMB Faculty in 2016 as Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, and Interventional Cardiology. He is passionate about coronary artery disease, peripheral vascular disease and structural heart disease.

  • Medical/Professional School:

    MD, University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX, MD, 2009

    Residencies:

    Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX, 2012

    Fellowships:

    Cardiology, University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX, 2015

    Interventional Cardiology, University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX, 2016

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    A subspecialty of cardiology, interventional cardiology focuses on catheter-based treatment of structural heart diseases, such as coronary artery disease and vascular disease. Interventional cardiologists diagnose and treat narrowed arteries in the heart (and elsewhere in the body) and weakened heart valves. Treatments included angiography, angioplasty, and stenting.

    If you have not been diagnosed with coronary artery disease or valve disease, please make an appointment with our General Cardiologists, and, if needed, they can refer you for more specialized treatment.

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