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

  1. Gastroenterologist


  1. Jacksonville, Florida



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.

  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


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