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Vimal Narula
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As a general and gastrointestinal surgeon, my focus is on minimally invasive surgery and surgical endoscopy. I perform a variety of procedures and enjoy meeting patients and participating in their treatment.

I encourage my patients to be aware of and remain active participants in their own care. This simple but important step can greatly improve their outcome, health and lifestyle.

In addition to clinical work, I am interested in many areas of research. This helps me to learn better ways to address the concerns of my patients. My research interests include minimally invasive surgery, surgical endoscopy, hernia and biliary disease.

I am part of a world-class professional team dedicated to excellent health care. The outstanding faculty and staff I work with each day are among the many things I enjoy about working at Ohio State.

After hours, I love to travel, read and attend Ohio State football games.


  • Associate Director – Clinical Affairs, Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Co-Director, Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy & Gastrointestinal Surgery Fellowship
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons

Medical Degree

  • M.D.
    Marshall University School of Medicine


  • General Surgery
    Marshall University School of Medicine
    7/1/2000 - 6/30/2005

Additional languages I speak

  • Hindi
  • Spanish

Specialties and conditions I treat

  • General Surgery
  • Cholangiopancreatography, Endoscopic Retrograde
  • Adenoma, Liver Cell
  • Bile Duct Cancers
  • Biliary Tract Surgical Procedures
  • Carcinoma, Hepatocellular
  • Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystolithiasis
  • Choledocholithiasis
  • Common Bile Duct Diseases
  • CREST Syndrome
  • Digestive System Diseases
  • Emphysematous Cholecystitis
  • Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal
  • Esophageal Achalasia
  • Gallbladder Cancers
  • Hernia, Diaphragmatic
  • Hernia, Hiatal
  • Gastroscopy
  • Hernia, Inguinal
  • Hernia, Ventral
  • Natural Orifice Endoscopic Surgery
  • Hernia, Umbilical
  • Lipoma
  • Pancreatic Cancers
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • General Surgery
  • Robotics
  • Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures

Locations where I practice

Please note: Not all physicians schedule patients at each listed location. Please call the “Schedule an appointment” number shown above for scheduling assistance.

More about my work

My background

Board Certification

American Board of Surgery

My Department


My Division

General and Gastrointestinal Surgery