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Vivek Kaul, M.D.

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Appointment: (585) 275-4711

Fax: (585) 276-0101

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Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Biography

Dr Vivek Kaul is the Segal-Watson Professor of Medicine (and former Division Chief) in the Gastroenterology & Hepatology Division at the University of Rochester Medical Center. 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.

Dr Kaul's clinical, research and medical education efforts are focused in Therapeutic Endoscopy/Endosurgery, Interventional Endoscopic Ultrasound and advanced ERCP. He also specializes in esophageal endotherapy for Barrett’s & Esophageal Cancer. He has specific expertise in complex interventional endoscopy, especially in the patient with GI-cancer. He is a PI and/or co-investigator on several national and international trials in endoscopy, pancreatic and esophageal disease.

Dr Kaul serves on several national committees with the ASGE and the ACG and is a past Governor of the ACG for Northern NY. He is chair of the ACG Innovation & Technology Committee and the EUS special interest group (SIG) for the ASGE. He is also Chair of the World Gastroenterology Organization’s Endoscopy Committee and serves on the WGO Governing council. In addition, he is Co-Chair of the AGA national GI division Chief’s consortium. Dr Kaul also serves as the alternate ASGE RUC advisor to the AMA and serves on several national and international task forces such as the ACG GI-On Demand task force and the WGO Global Climate Change (Green Endoscopy) Working Group.

Dr Kaul is a reviewer for several journals, is a sought after speaker and has published extensively in the field of interventional endoscopy and several other aspects of Gastroenterology. Dr Kaul regularly lectures and shares his endoscopy expertise at centers in the USA and around the world.

Professional Background

Dr. Vivek Kaul is a Professor of Medicine and former 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.

Credentials

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology - American Board of Internal Medicine

Education

1992
MBBS | University College of Medical Sciences-Delhi (India)

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

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

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

07/01/1995 - 06/30/1998
Residency in Internal Medicine at State University of NY Health Science Center/Brooklyn

01/01/1993 - 12/31/1993
Internship at Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital

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Awards

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

2000
Maimonides Society Scientific Paper Best Manuscript Award
Sponsor: Annual Meeting of the Maimonides Society, Philadelphia, PA

1998
Nominated for position of Chief Medical Resident
Sponsor: Department of Medicine, State University of New York

1996
"Outstanding Performance as an Intern" Award
Sponsor: Depart. of Medicine, SUNY-Downstate Med Center, Brooklyn, NY

1992
Graduated Medical School with Honors
Sponsor: University of Delhi
Location: New Delhi, India

1991
Pallav Chowdhary Memorial Trophy
Sponsor: University College of Medical Sciences, University of Delhi

1991
Kishan Tehlan Memorial Trophy
Sponsor: University College of Medical Sciences, University of Delhi

1988
Graduated High School with Honors
Sponsor: Mount St. Mary's School
Location: New Delhi, India

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Publications

Journal Articles

10/2022
Cryer B, Quezada S, Culpepper-Morgan JA, Day L, Kaul V, NuQuay C, Omary MB. "Bridging the Racial, Ethnic, and Gender Gap in Gastroenterology." Gastroenterology.. 2022 Oct; 163(4):800-805.

12/7/2021
Odze RD, Goldblum J, Kaul V. "Role of Wide-Area Transepithelial Sampling With 3D Computer-Assisted Analysis in the Diagnosis and Management of Barrett's Esophagus." Clinical and translational gastroenterology.. 2021 Dec 7; 12(12):e00422. Epub 2021 Dec 07.

10/2021
Sun E, Hughes ML, Enslin S, Bull-Henry K, Kaul V, Littenberg GD. "The Role of the Gastrointestinal Hospitalist in Optimizing Endoscopic Operations." Gastrointestinal endoscopy clinics of North America. 2021 Oct; 31(4):681-693. Epub 2021 Jul 20.

Books & Chapters

2002
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 Publishers 2002 in New York

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