Vijay Kumar was born and raised in India. His parents
worked as educators and, from an early age, instilled an understanding
that nothing in life should be given to you - everything must be earned
through hard work.
came to our great country in the early stages of his life with just a
few dollars in his pocket. He attended Boston University where he
earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) and a PhD, and continued his
education to Xavier University School of Medicine (MD) and George
Washington University, where he is currently completing a Masters in
Public Health. Vijay worked full time while attending class and paid
his way through school.
Upon receiving his degree, Vijay and his wife sought somewhere to live.
While visiting friends that lived in Northern Michigan, they decided
that West Branch was the place they wanted to call home and raise their
family. They fell in love with the small-town atmosphere, hard working
people, and tight-knit community values.
Vijay founded and operates Community Rehabilitation Services, a number
of advanced physical therapy clinics located throughout Northern
Michigan. His five offices are in St. Helen, Rose City, Hale (Agility
Physical Therapy), West Branch and Prescott (Adapt Physical Therapy).
Vijay's practices employ nearly 100 Northern Michigan residents and he
operates a program to hire military veterans at his offices.
a business owner and doctor, I understand that talk is cheap.
Involvement in local, regional, and state issues is critical for
effective problem solving and should be demanded from our
Representatives in Lansing and D.C. The ability to serve as your next
State Representative would allow me to continue giving back to the
community that has given me everything.
Here are a few of the many organizations I have been honored to be a
This site was last updated 04/28/16