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Newsmaker: Dr. Abhijit Kulkarni

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Dr. Abhijit Kulkarni, gastroenterologist at Allegheny General Hospital. His work in the field of diseases of the pancreas will be recognized by the National Pancreas Foundation.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013, 11:54 p.m.
 

Noteworthy: His work in the field of diseases of the pancreas will be recognized by the National Pancreas Foundation. The group will host The Courage for a Cure fundraiser on June 21 in The Duquesne Club, Downtown.

Age: 45

Residence: Wexford

Family: Wife, Rina Gandhi-Kulkarni; daughter, Tanvi; son, Chirag

Occupation: Gastro­enterologist at Allegheny General Hospital and medical director of the hospital's gastroenterology laboratory. His research focuses on pancreatic cancer and pancreatitis.

Background: Kulkarni is board certified in internal medicine and gastro­enterology and serves as assistant professor of medicine at the Drexel University College of Medicine.

Education: He attended medical school in India and later completed residency training at the Medical Center of Central Massachusetts. He also completed a fellowship at AGH.

Quote: “Pancreatic disease is very common and it is increasing. It can lead to devastating outcomes. More research and more funding is necessary to help in the fight against it.”

 

 

 
 


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