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Karthik Jayakumar

Karthik Jayakumar, MD UTMB Health Provider

  • UTMB Health Pediatric & Adult Primary Care, Texas City
  • Dr. Karthik Jayakumar received his medical degree from AUA College of Medicine and completed his Family Medicine residency here at the University of Texas Medical Branch. Also known to his patients as Dr. Jay, his professional and clinical interests include family medicine, wellness, hypertension, diabetes treatment, and preventative medicine. He and his family live in Texas City and enjoy the community and all it has to offer. Beyond medicine, he enjoys outdoor activities, sports, snowboarding, kayaking, traveling, stocks, cooking, playing the ukulele, and traveling.

  • Medical/Professional School:

    MD, American University of Antigua College of Medicine - Coolidge

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