For Central Florida Patients

Our Team of Doctors


Honors Bachelor of Science, Saint Louis University,
St. Louis, MO
Doctorate of Medicine, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO
Internship in Internal Medicine, Saint Louis University,
St. Louis, MO
Ophthalmology Residency, Duke University, Durham, NC
Vitreoretinal Surgery Fellowship, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH


Diplomate, American Board of Ophthalmology
Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners

Assocations and Affiliations

American Academy of Ophthalmology
American Society of Retina Specialists
Women in Ophthalmology, Women in Retina
Florida Medical Association
Florida Society of Ophthalmology
Advent Health Altamonte
Twin Lake Surgery Center, Halifax Medical Center
Rinehart Surgery Center Lake Mary, Orlando Health
Orlando Health, Orlando Regional Medical Center

Honors and Awards

Alpha Omega Alpha AOA Honor Medical Society
Gold Humanism Honor Society
Alpha Sigma Nu National Jesuit Society for Scholarship, Loyalty, and Service
Duke Residency Award for Excellence in Clinical Care, Ethics, and Research
American Medical Women’s Association Achievement Award for Academic Performance
Presidential Scholarship, Saint Louis University

Research and Educational Experience

Dr. Jaya Kumar has participated in numerous research projects with particular interest in ophthalmic imaging and retinal disease.
Dr. Kumar has presented at national conferences and authored several peer-reviewed publications and book chapters. In addition to research, she has a passion for medical education, having served on several curriculum committees and wellness training programs for physicians.

About Jaya B. Kumar, MD

Doctor Kumar joined Florida Retina Institute in August, 2018.


Dr. Kumar enjoys spending time with her family, dancing, traveling, and exploring new cultures. She has been a leader in health outreach and mentorship programs, and continues to pursue these interests.