Internal Medicine/Gastroenterology


Rabi Kundu, MD, FRCS

Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine & Surgery, UCSF
Program Director, Gastroenterology Fellowship Program
Director of Endoscopy, Community Regional Medical Center







  Medical School: Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, India
  Residency: Graduate Hospital, Philadelphia, PA  

Gastroenterology, Graduate Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Gastroenterology, Advanced Endoscopic Therapeutic Fellowship, Beth Israel, Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

  Board Certified: Internal Medicine
  Awards and Recognition:
  1. AGA Poster of Distinction
  2. IBD/Centocor Abstract Award
  3. Graduate Hospital, Chairman’s Award
  4. First in College in Final MBBS
  5. Major Ananthnarayan Medical for First in surgery
  6. Lt. General T.R. Pahwa Medical for First in ENT and Ophthalmology
  7. Certificate of Merit in Biochemistry
  8. Distinction, Social and Preventive Medicine



Blonski W, Kundu R, Lewis J, Aberra F, Osterman M, Lichtenstein GR Is dysplasia visible during surveillance colonoscopy in patients with ulcerative colitis? Scand J Gastroenterol. 2008;43(6):698-703. PubMed PMID: 18569987

Blonski W, Kundu R, Furth EF, Lewis J, Aberra F, Lichtenstein GR High-grade dysplastic adenoma-like mass lesions are not an indication for colectomy in patients with ulcerative colitis. Scand J Gastroenterol. 2008;43(7):817-20  PubMed PMID: 18584520

Sawhney MD, Davarajan S, O'Farrel P, Cury MD, Kundu R, Vollmer CM, Brown A, Chuttani R, Pleskow DK, Comparison of carcinoembryonic antigen and molecular analysis in pancreatic cyst fluid. Gastrointest Endosc 2009 May: 69(6):1106-10, Epub 2009 Feb 26  PubMed PMID: 19249035

Kundu R, Pleskow D, Clinical Application of Intraductal Ultrasound During Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography. Gastrointest Endoscopy Clin N AM 19 2009: 615-628. PubMed PMID: 19917467

Kundu R, Pleskow D, What is the Role of Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography and Endoscopic Ultrasound in Patients with Suspected Cholagiocarcinoma? Slack Incorporated 2010: 129-134

  • Early precut strategy versus conventional approach for biliary access in ERCP for evaluation of complications: Single center study.
  • Pancreatic cystic neoplasms: Correlation of DNA analysis with cyst characteristics and clinical profile.
  • Endoscopic resection of ampullary tumors: Single center experience
  • Post ERCP Pancreatitis
  • ERCP in Pregnancy
  • Pancreatic Stenting
  • Other GI Dept.
  • Vertex I and II
  • Ocera
  • Others