Dr. Vivek Huilgol

Gastroenterology
New Orleans, LA
34 years experience male

About

Bio

Aussie-born. Lived everywhere. Based in the USA. Good GI doc. Well-trained, at least. Any failures are all mine. Natural leader. Inventor. Father of twins. Bad trumpet player. Wicked sense of humor. Really - what else matters?

Specialties
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Gastroenterology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

553 Answers
1.1K Agrees
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vivek Huilgol
34 years experience Gastroenterology
No. See OB...: I suggest you see your obstetrician, as soon as possible.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vivek Huilgol
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Nonspecific : The symptoms you describe are too nonspecific. Amylase and lipase levels rarely correlate with pancreatic cancer. You're very young to have pancreatic ... Read More
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A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vivek Huilgol
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes..: And, please don't play with your school. On a serious note, however, if you are concerned perhaps you do need to see your doctor. You could have th ... Read More

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Oct 2, 2013
Knowledgeable and caring expert. Highly recommend.
Sep 16, 2013
Thanks for your contribution at Health Tap
Sep 15, 2013
Thanks for your valuable contributions
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That was a little rude, but I figured maybe a DOCTOR has heard about this problem before. Thanks anyways. Start being kind.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Can gastroparesis occur in unexpected episodes and then passing test
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Happy to hear that you use this with good results on your five y.o.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

The Flinders University of South Australia, Australia
Graduated 1986MD

Affiliations

AASLD American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
ACG American College of Gastroenterology
ASGE American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
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