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Vivek Kaul, M.D.

Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Clinical Interests

Colon Cancer Screening; Colonoscopy; Endoscopic Mucosal Resection; Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography; Endoscopic Therapy for Barrett's Esophagus; Endoscopic Ultrasound; General Gastroenterology; General Hepatology; GI Oncology; Hepatitis & Abnormal Liver Function Test; Pancreatic & Biliary; Upper Endoscopy

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-4711

Fax: (585) 276-1911

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

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assignmentAccepting New Patients


Professional Background

Dr. Vivek Kaul is a Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at URMC. After attending medical school at Delhi University, he completed Internal Medicine residency at SUNY-Downstate Medical University in NYC and Gastroenterology Fellowship at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia. He also completed an additional year of fellowship in Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy (EUS & ERCP) at St. Luke's Pancreaticobiliary Center in Milwaukee. He has a special interest and expertise in advanced therapeutic endoscopy, Endoscopic Ultrasound, ERCP, Esophageal Endotherapy and Hepatobiliary disease. He serves on several national Gastroenterology committees, is a reviewer for several journals and has several publications and presentations to his credit.


Faculty Appointments


  • Gastroenterology - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine


Indian School Certificate | Mount St. Mary's School
Grade School

MBBS | India-Delhi University Coll Med Sciences

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2006 - 06/30/2007
Fellowship in Endoscopy at St Luke's Medical Center

07/01/1998 - 06/30/2001
Fellowship in Gastroenterology at Albert Einstein Medical Center

07/01/1995 - 06/30/1998
Residency in Internal Medicine at SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn

01/01/1993 - 12/31/1993
Internship in at Guru Tegh Bahadur Hospital

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2001 - 2008
Outstanding Overall Annual Proficiency Rating as Teaching and Clinical Staff
Sponsor: Syracuse Veterans Administration Medical Center
Location: Syracuse, New York

Maimonides Society Scientific Paper Best Manuscript Award
Sponsor: Annual Meeting of the Maimonides Society, Philadelphia, PA

Nominated for position of Chief Medical Resident
Sponsor: Department of Medicine, State University of New York

"Outstanding Performance as an Intern" Award
Sponsor: Depart. of Medicine, SUNY-Downstate Med Center, Brooklyn, NY

Graduated Medical School with Honors
Sponsor: University of Delhi
Location: New Delhi, India

Pallav Chowdhary Memorial Trophy
Sponsor: University College of Medical Sciences, University of Delhi

Kishan Tehlan Memorial Trophy
Sponsor: University College of Medical Sciences, University of Delhi

Graduated High School with Honors
Sponsor: Mount St. Mary's School
Location: New Delhi, India

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Journal Articles

Singh, Mandeep; Mehta, Nilesh; Murthy, Uma K.; Kaul Vivek; Arif, Asma; Newman, Nancy. "Postpolypectomy bleeding in patients undergoing colonoscopy on uninterrupted clopidogrel therapy". Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 2010; 71(6): 998-1005.

Kaul V, Catalano MF. "EUS and chronic pancreatitis: seeing is believing?" Gastrointestinal endoscopy.. 2007 Sep 0; 66(3):510-2.

Kaul V, Friedenberg FK, Braitman LE, Anis U, Zaeri N, Fazili J, Herrine SK, Rothstein KD. "Development and validation of a model to diagnose cirrhosis in patients with hepatitis C." The American journal of gastroenterology.. 2002 Oct 0; 97(10):2623-8.

Books & Chapters

Chapter Title: Pre-transplant evaluation: Liver
Book Title: Practical Manual of Abdominal Organ Transplantation
Author List: Kaul, V; Rothstein, KD; Munoz, SJ
Edited By: Manzarbeitia C
Published By: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers2002 in New York