Dr. Vivek Kumbhari MD, Gastroenterologist
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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 18 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
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