Vivek Kumbhari, MS
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Dr. Vivek Kumbhari is the Director of Bariatric Endoscopy at Johns Hopkins Medicine as well as an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His expertise includes minimally invasive, non-surgical therapies to facilitate weight loss and the treatment of obesity-related diseases, such as hypertension and diabetes, as well as performing endoscopic therapies to treat oncologic conditions involving the gastrointestinal tract. Dr. Kumbhari has research interests in endoscopic innovation, interventional endoscopic ultrasonography, obesity, submucosal endoscopy and treatment of metabolic disease. He has contributed to over 180 peer-reviewed publications, book chapters and invited reviews, and speaks both nationally and internationally.