Dr. Vivek Kumbhari MD, Gastroenterologist
We verify the medical license of each FindaTopDoc Verified Doctor to ensure that their license is active and they are in good medical standing.

Dr. Vivek Kumbhari MD

Gastroenterologist | Gastroenterology

Bayview Medical Center, 4940 Eastern Ave A-5 East Baltimore MD, 21224

About

The International Association of HealthCare Professionals is pleased to welcome Vivek Kumbhari, MD to their prestigious organization with his upcoming publication in The Leading Physicians of the World. Dr. Kumbhari is an Assistant Professor of Medicine, Director of Endoscopy at JHBMC and the Director of Bariatric Endoscopy at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions in Baltimore, MD. He has five years of experience specializing in gastroenterology and interventional endoscopy.

 

His areas of expertise include minimally invasive, non-surgical therapies to facilitate weight loss and the treatment of obesity related diseases such as hypertension and diabetes. He is also internationally renowned for minimally invasive, non-surgical methods to manage complications of surgery. Additionally, he is an expert in performing endoscopic therapies to treat oncologic conditions involving the gastrointestinal tract.

 

Vivek was born and raised in Sydney, Australia. He completed his GI training at Sydney's leading hospitals and was one of the youngest ever to become an Attending GI Physician in Australia. To further his knowledge, he joined the prestigious two year Advanced Endoscopic Fellowship program at Johns Hopkins. During this training period, in addition to clinical excellence, he began to push the frontiers of endoscopic therapies gaining him international recognition. He then joined the GI faculty at Johns Hopkins and began to take on several leadership roles. From a research perspective, he boasts almost 100 peer-reviewed publications, book chapters and invited reviews.  He is an invited speaker both nationally and internationally. He is in his final year of his PhD which focuses on minimally invasive flexible endoscopic surgery.

 

Vivek understands the challenges involved in not only losing weight, but also maintaining weight after it has been lost. He understands the holistic nature when it comes to losing weight and works intimately with colleagues who are expert nutritionists and bariatricians. He believes in arming the patient with knowledge and providing them with the most up-to-date therapeutic options.

Education and Training

Otago University

Board Certification

MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine

Bachelor of Surgery)

PhD

Provider Details

Male English 19 years of experience

Areas of expertise and specialization

Advanced EndoscopyInterventional Endocopy

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Local, Regional, National, and International Teaching and Lecturing on Endoscopy, GI Nursing, Medical Student Clinical Tutorials, Bedside Teaching -
  • Outpatient and Inpatient Service Teaching Rounds, St. George Hospital, Bankstown Hospital -
  • Mentors Post Doctoral Research Fellows, Internal Medicine Residents, Johns Hopkins University -
  • Journal Reviewer, Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, and American Journal of Gastroenterology -

Awards

  • United European Gastroenterology Travel Grant for top Basic Science Abstract at UEGW 2015   
  • Young Investigator Award, St. George and Sutherland Hospital Medical Research Symposium, 2010   
  • First Prize, Endoscopy Quiz, Gastrointestinal Skills Training Course, 2010   
  • Third in the School, Newington College, Yr. 12, 1999   

Treatments

  • Bariatric Endoscopy, weight loss therapies, pancreatic cancer, gallstones, achalasia, submucosal endoscopy, stricture, fistula, leak, perforation, colonic polyps, dysphagia, esophageal stricture, pancreatic cyst, cholelithiasis, choledocholithiasis, esophageal cancer, gastric cancer,

Fellowships

  • Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital (Gastrointestinal Endoscopy); St. George Hospital (Gastrointestinal Endoscopy); Johns Hopkins Hospital (Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy)

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Society of Gastroenterology, American Gastroenterology Association, American College of Gastroenterology

Hobbies / Sports

  • Tennis, Swimming

Favorite professional publications

  • Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Dr. Vivek Kumbhari MD's Practice location

Bayview Medical Center, 4940 Eastern Ave A-5 East -
Baltimore, MD 21224
Get Direction
New patients: 410-550-0796

4500 SAN PABLO RD S -
JACKSONVILLE, FL 32224
Get Direction
New patients: 904-953-2000

Practice At 1800 Orleans St Suite 2058

1800 Orleans St Suite 2058 -
Baltimore, MD 21287
Get Direction
New patients: 410-292-2077

Dr. Vivek Kumbhari MD's reviews

(0)
Write Review

Recommended Articles

  • What Causes Constipation?

    What is constipation?Constipation is defined as not being able to pass stools in a regular manner, or being unable to fully empty your bowels. Most people experience constipation only for a short period of time. However, it can be a chronic condition to some.Chronic constipation can result in...

  • What Is Cholera: Get the Facts

    Cholera is a very dangerous disease, which is caused by the bacterium called Vibrio cholerae. Someone infected with cholera experiences painless and watery diarrhea. Due to continuous diarrhea, one is likely to develop dehydration which can result in death. Many people who get cholera happen to...

  • Natural Laxatives That Work: Best Natural Laxatives

    What is a natural laxative?A laxative can be in the form of a food, drink, oil, and compound. It may not necessarily be medication only. A laxative induces bowel movement and loosens the stool. If the source is natural, then it is considered as a natural laxative.In constipation, the bowel movement...

  • What Are the Signs and Symptoms of Liver Cancer?

    Liver cancer is a condition that is characterized by the abnormal or cancerous growth of liver cells. Liver cells are also called as hepatocytes. Hence, liver cancer can also be called as hepatocellular cancer. Although other cell types can become cancerous, the most common cause of liver cancer is...

  • Does Smoking Cause Acid Reflux?

    In 2013, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that the average smoker smokes 10-19 cigarettes a day, and about 17.8% of the population were active smokers. The first studies linking smoking to gastroesophageal reflux, or acid reflux, discovered that symptoms began...

  • Five Tips for Living with Jaundice

    Jaundice is a condition that causes the yellowing of human skin as well as the whites of the eyes. Its main cause is the build-up of bilirubin, which is a key component of the human blood and tissues. Since this is a medical condition, understanding the signs, symptoms, and the type of jaundice is...

Nearby Providers

Nearest Hospitals

JOHNS HOPKINS BAYVIEW MEDICAL CENTERl

4940 EASTERN AVENUE BALTIMORE MD 21224

Head southeast on Nathan Shock Drive 778 ft
Turn right onto Mason Lord Drive 1001 ft
Turn right 262 ft
You have arrived at your destination, on the right

JOHNS HOPKINS HOSPITAL, THEl

600 NORTH WOLFE STREET BALTIMORE MD 21287

Head northwest on Nathan Shock Drive 498 ft
Turn right onto Bayview Boulevard 575 ft
Turn left onto East Lombard Street 2498 ft
Turn right onto South Kresson Street 2970 ft
Turn left onto East Monument Street 2658 ft
Continue straight onto East Madison Street 1.1 mi
Turn left onto North Wolfe Street 820 ft
Turn right 56 ft
Keep left at the fork 280 ft
You have arrived at your destination, on the left

KENNEDY KREIGER INSTITUTEl

707 NORTH BROADWAY BALTIMORE MD 21205

Head northwest on Nathan Shock Drive 498 ft
Turn right onto Bayview Boulevard 575 ft
Turn left onto East Lombard Street 3305 ft
Turn right onto South Haven Street (MD 150) 424 ft
Turn left onto East Baltimore Street 1.7 mi
Turn right onto North Broadway 1708 ft
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto North Broadway 792 ft
Turn right onto East Monument Street 141 ft
You have arrived at your destination, on the left

BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER - BEACHESl

1350 13TH AVE S JACKSONVILLE BEACH FL 32250

Head northwest 167 ft
Turn left onto Mayo Boulevard 1554 ft
Turn right onto San Pablo Parkway 2149 ft
Take the ramp on the left 1743 ft
Merge left onto Butler Boulevard (FL 202) 1.6 mi
Take the ramp on the right 1681 ft
Continue straight onto Marsh Landing Parkway 1928 ft
Turn left onto South Beach Parkway 1.1 mi
Turn left onto 16th Avenue South 1198 ft
Turn right 253 ft
Turn right 355 ft
Turn left 56 ft
You have arrived at your destination, on the right

MAYO CLINICl

4500 SAN PABLO RD JACKSONVILLE FL 32224

Head northwest 167 ft
Turn right onto Mayo Boulevard 553 ft
Turn right onto Mellish Drive 1127 ft
Turn right onto Wm Davis Parkway 1940 ft
Turn right onto San Pablo Parkway 9 ft
You have arrived at your destination

ST VINCENT'S MEDICAL CENTER SOUTHSIDEl

4201 BELFORT RD JACKSONVILLE FL 32216

Head northwest 167 ft
Turn left onto Mayo Boulevard 1554 ft
Turn right onto San Pablo Parkway 1339 ft
Take the ramp on the right 3083 ft
Merge left onto Butler Boulevard (FL 202) 7.8 mi
Take the ramp on the right 2780 ft
Keep right at the fork 374 ft
Go straight onto Belfort Road 520 ft
Turn right 363 ft
You have arrived at your destination, on the right

MERCY MEDICAL CENTER INCl

301 SAINT PAUL PLACE BALTIMORE MD 21202

Head west 10 ft
Turn left 44 ft
Turn right 178 ft
Turn right onto Orleans Street (US 40) 4084 ft
Turn right onto North Exeter Street 375 ft
Turn left onto Hillen Street 893 ft
Continue straight onto East Pleasant Street 1067 ft
Turn left onto Saint Paul Place (MD 2) 269 ft
You have arrived at your destination, on the left

JOHNS HOPKINS HOSPITAL, THEl

600 NORTH WOLFE STREET BALTIMORE MD 21287

Head west 10 ft
Turn left 44 ft
Turn right 178 ft
Make a slight left 57 ft
Turn left onto Orleans Street (US 40) 775 ft
Turn left onto North Washington Street 778 ft
Turn left onto McElderry Street 363 ft
Turn left 34 ft
Turn right 56 ft
Keep left at the fork 280 ft
You have arrived at your destination, on the left

KENNEDY KREIGER INSTITUTEl

707 NORTH BROADWAY BALTIMORE MD 21205

Head west 10 ft
Turn left 44 ft
Turn right 178 ft
Turn right onto Orleans Street (US 40) 514 ft
Turn right onto North Broadway 330 ft
Enter the roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto North Broadway 792 ft
Turn right onto East Monument Street 141 ft
You have arrived at your destination, on the left