Vivek Kumbhari, M.B.Ch.B., Ph.D.

  1. Gastroenterologist

Location

  1. Jacksonville, Florida

Languages

English

Vivek Kumbhari M.B.Ch.B., Ph.D., has recently joined as the Chair of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology as well 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.

  1. Achalasia
  2. Barrett's esophagus
  3. Colon cancer
  4. Esophageal cancer
  5. Gallbladder cancer
  6. Gallbladder polyps
  7. Gallstones
  8. Gastrointestinal bleeding
  9. Gastrointestinal disorder
  10. Gastrointestinal perforation
  11. Gastrointestinal stromal tumors
  12. Gastrointestinal varices
  13. Gastroparesis
  14. GERD
  15. Obesity
  16. Pancreatic cancer
  17. Pancreatic cyst
  18. Pancreatic disorder
  19. Pancreatic insufficiency
  20. Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor
  21. Pancreatitis
  22. Polyp
  23. Zenker's diverticulum
  1. Balloon assisted endoscopy
  2. Colonoscopy
  3. Endoscopic full-thickness resection
  4. Endoscopic GI leak procedure
  5. Endoscopic mucosal resection
  6. Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty
  7. Endoscopic submucosal dissection
  8. Endoscopic ultrasound
  9. ERCP
  10. Intragastric balloon procedure
  11. Peroral endoscopic myotomy
  12. Transoral incisionless fundoplication
  13. Transoral outlet reduction
  1. 2019
    PhDUniversity of Sydney
  2. 2015
    Fellowship - Advanced EndoscopyThe Johns Hopkins University
  3. 2013
    Fellowship - Gastroenterology and Interventional EndoscopyBankstown-Lidcombe Hospital
  4. 2011
    Fellowship - GastroenterologySt. George Hospital
  5. 2009
    Residency - Internal MedicineWestmead Hospital
  6. 2007
    Internship - Internal MedicineLiverpool Hospital
  7. 2005
    MB ChBUniversity of Otago

Certifications

  1. 2020
    GastroenterologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 2019
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2017
    Best Research Proposal, First PrizeFall C2 Network Research Meeting
  2. 2015
    United European Gastroenterology Travel Grant for Basic Science Abstract at UEGWUEGW
  3. 2011
    Young Investigator AwardSt George and Sutherland Hospital
  4. 2010
    Young Investigator AwardSt George and Sutherland Hospital

Professional memberships

  1. 2020 - present
    Board of DirectorsBariatric Committee of the American Foregut Society (AFS)
  2. 2018 - 2019
    MemberThe New York Academy of Sciences
  3. 2016 - present
    Board of DirectorsAssociation for Bariatric Endoscopy
  4. 2015 - 2018
    Endoscopy Integration CommitteeJohns Hopkins
  5. 2015 - 2018
    Endoscopy-EPIC Steering CommitteeJohns Hopkins
  6. 2015 - 2018
    Endoscopy Reporting Steering CommitteeJohns Hopkins
  7. 2015 - 2018
    Endoscopy Operations MeetingJohns Hopkins
  8. 2010 - 2015
    Local MemberGastroenterological Society of Australia
  9. 2010 - 2012
    Clinical ExaminerSydney University
  10. 2010
    Network Governance CommitteeSt George Hospital
  11. 2010 - present
    MemberAmerican Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  12. 2010 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Gastroenterology
  13. 2010 - present
    MemberAmerican Gastroenterological Association

Publications