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Dr. Vivek D Kulkarni

Dr. Vivek D Kulkarni

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MBBS, MS - General Surgery

General Surgeon

10 Years Experience Overall  (7 years as specialist)

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Dr. Vivek D. Kulkarni is Consultant Laparoscopic, Bariatric & Metabolic Surgeon, Fellow Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery (Taiwan).

Pimpri-Chinchwad, Pune

Om Shree Swami Samarth Hospital


Plot Number 60, Pavana Nagar, Landmark: Opposite Chaitanya Sabhagruha & Near Chaphekar Chowk, Pune

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Mon - Fri, Sun

10:00 - 01:00
06:00 - 07:30


Common questions & answers

Q: Who is a general surgeon?

A: A general surgeon is a doctor highly skilled in surgery of a wide range of and most commonly occurring diseases.

Q: What are the procedures for which a general surgeon can perform surgery?

A: A general surgeon performs surgery for digestive tract (oesophagus and related organs), abdomen and its contents, appendicitis, hernia, gallbladder, breast, skin, and soft tissue and endocrine system.

Q: Can a general surgeon peform surgery for cancer treatment?

A: A surgeon who has completed his training in general surgery and, then specialized in oncology can perform surgery for cancer treatment.

Q: How general surgeon is different from a specialist surgeon?

A: A general surgeon is highly skilled in surgical procedure for various parts of the body. They are also trained in pre, during and post-operative surgical critical care and injury due to accidents. However, a specialist surgeon, after having training in general surgery, gets additional training in a particular speciality related to a specific system of the body. e.g. orthopedic surgery

Q: Can a general surgeon do the surgery for appendicitis?

A: Removal of appendicitis is called as appendectomy and is a common surgical procedure performed by a general surgeon.


Awards and Recognitions

International Fellow Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery - Taiwan - 2016


MBBS - SDM College of Medical Science and Hospital, 2009
MS - General Surgery - Dr. D Y Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune, 2013


Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo-Surgeons (IAGES)
Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India (AMASI)
Association of Surgeons of India (ASI)
International College of Surgeons (ICS)
International Bariatric Club


2013 - 2015 Consultant Surgeon at YCM Hospital - Pimpri Pune
2016 - 2016 Fellow Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery at China Medical University Hospital
2017 - 2017 Director & Consultant Bariatric Surgeon at BMI - Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery Center, Chinchwad Pune


2013030471 Maharashtra Medical Council, 2013
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