Dr. Kulkarni obtained his medical degree from Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Medical College in India. He went on to the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay to obtain a master's degree in Biomedical Engineering. Upon completion, he was appointed as a Huck Institute of Life Science research fellow at Penn State Hershey Medical Center in molecular medicine for two years. He completed his general surgery residency at Lenox Hill Hospital, New York. Upon completion of his residency in 2010, he completed a two year fellowship in Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Surgery at USC.
Kulkarni SS, Hotta M, Sher L, Selby RR, Parekh D, Buxbaum J, Stapfer M. Complicated gallstone disease: diagnosis and management of Mirizzi syndrome. Surg Endosc. 2016 Sep 01. View in: PubMed
Sheth M, Kulkarni S, Dhanireddy K, Perez A, Selby R. Blood Conservation Strategies and Liver Transplantation Transfusion-Free Techniques Derived from Jehovah's Witness Surgical Cohorts. Mo Med. 2015 Sep-Oct; 112(5):389-92. View in: PubMed
Buxbaum J, Nguyen N, Kulkarni S, Palmer S, Rao A, Selby R. Multidisciplinary Treatment of Cystic Fibrosis-Related Recurrent Pyogenic Cholangitis (CF-RPC). Dig Dis Sci. 2015 Jun; 60(6):1801-4. View in: PubMed
Kulkarni S, Bogart A, Buxbaum J, Matsuoka L, Selby R, Parekh D. Surgical transgastric debridement of walled off pancreatic necrosis: an option for patients with necrotizing pancreatitis. Surg Endosc. 2015 Mar; 29(3):575-82. View in: PubMed
Kulkarni S. Chronic pancreatitis presenting as superior mesenteric artery syndrome. BMJ Case Rep. 2015; 2015. View in: PubMed