Vivek Kaul, M.D.

Vivek Kaul, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 646
Rochester, NY 14642

Fax: (585) 276-1911

Professional Bio

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.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Outstanding Overall Annual Proficiency Rating as Teaching and Clinical Staff | Syracuse Veterans Administration Medical Center | Syracuse, New York 2001 - 2008
Maimonides Society Scientific Paper Best Manuscript Award | Annual Meeting of the Maimonides Society, Philadelphia, PA 2000
Nominated for position of Chief Medical Resident | Department of Medicine, State University of New York 1998
"Outstanding Performance as an Intern" Award | Depart. of Medicine, SUNY-Downstate Med Center, Brooklyn, NY 1996
Graduated Medical School with Honors | University of Delhi | New Delhi, India 1992
Pallav Chowdhary Memorial Trophy | University College of Medical Sciences, University of Delhi 1991
Kishan Tehlan Memorial Trophy | University College of Medical Sciences, University of Delhi 1991
Graduated High School with Honors | Mount St. Mary's School | New Delhi, India 1988

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 7 available »

2010 May
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.
2007 Sep
Kaul V, Catalano MF. "EUS and chronic pancreatitis: seeing is believing?" Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 2007 Sep; 66(3):510-2.
2002 Oct
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; 97(10):2623-8.
2002 Sep
Kanchana TP, Kaul V, Manzarbeitia C, Reich DJ, Hails KC, Munoz SJ, Rothstein KD. "Liver transplantation for patients on methadone maintenance." Liver transplantation : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society. 2002 Sep; 8(9):778-82.
2001 Aug
Friedenberg F, Fernandez A, Kaul V, Niami P, Levine GM. "Intravenous metronidazole for the treatment of Clostridium difficile colitis." Diseases of the colon and rectum. 2001 Aug; 44(8):1176-80.

Current Appointments

Chief - Department of Medicine, Gastroenterology/Hepatology (SMD)
Segal-Watson Professorship of Medicine - Department of Medicine, Gastroenterology/Hepatology (SMD)
Professor - Department of Medicine, Gastroenterology/Hepatology (SMD) - Primary


Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
Gastroenterology - American Board of Internal Medicine


MBBS | Medicine | India-Delhi University Coll Med Sciences1992
Indian School Certificate | Grade School | Mount St. Mary's School1988

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Endoscopy at St Luke's Medical Center07/01/2006 - 06/30/2007
Fellowship in Gastroenterology at Albert Einstein Medical Center07/01/1998 - 06/30/2001
Residency in Internal Medicine at SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn07/01/1995 - 06/30/1998
Internship at Guru Tegh Bahadur Hospital01/01/1993 - 12/31/1993