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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Vinayak Kulkarni is Excellent. Dr. Kulkarni has been reviewed by 17 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.7
Promptness 4.5
Courteous Staff 4.6
Accurate Diagnosis 4.9
Bedside Manner 4.9
Spends Time with Me 4.8
Follows Up After Visit 4.8

Specialties & Research

Dr. Vinayak Kulkarni, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Constipation
  • Hepatitis C
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education & Awards

Dr. Kulkarni graduated from Government Medical College, Aurangabad. He has 6 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2011, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2014)
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Greater Cincinnati
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Cincinnati, OH
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Kulkarni has 16 hospital affiliations:

  • The Christ Hospital 
  • Good Samaritan Hospital 


  • Hindi
  • Marathi

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Additional Information
Dr. Vinayak Shankar Kulkarni MD is a male Internist, has 42 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.
Where does Dr. Vinayak S. Kulkarni practice?
Dr. Vinayak Kulkarni has 8 office locations.
Dr. Vinayak Kulkarni practices Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology near Cincinnati, OH.
Additional practice locations include: Hamilton, OH.
See Cincinnati Internists and Cincinnati Gastroenterologists.