Vivek Kumbhari M.B.Ch.B., Ph.D., has recently joined the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology as the Director of Advanced Endoscopy at Mayo Clinic Florida. He was previously the
Director of Endoscopy and Director of Bariatric Endoscopy as well as an Associate Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, where he maintains an Adjunct appointment.
Dr. Kumbhari's expertise includes all aspects of flexible endoscopic surgery which include: endoscopic therapies to treat benign and oncologic conditions involving the gastrointestinal tract, managing complications of surgery, and minimally invasive, non-surgical therapies to facilitate weight loss and the treatment of obesity-related diseases Dr. Kumbhari has research interests in endoscopic innovations, interventional endoscopic ultrasonography, submucosal endoscopy, primary weight loss and metabolic therapies, and managing adverse events following surgery. He has contributed to over 230 peer-reviewed publications, book chapters and invited reviews, and speaks both nationally and internationally.
Mayo Clinic locations
PhDUniversity of Sydney
Fellowship - Advanced EndoscopyThe Johns Hopkins University
Fellowship - Gastroenterology and Interventional EndoscopyBankstown-Lidcombe Hospital
Fellowship - GastroenterologySt. George Hospital
Residency - Internal MedicineWestmead Hospital
Internship - Internal MedicineLiverpool Hospital
MB ChBUniversity of Otago
Activities and honors
GastroenterologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine