Dr. Sachin Kunde, MD

Dr. Sachin Kunde, MD

Pediatric Gastroenterology | Male | 37 years old

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Dr. Kunde is committed to providing family-centered and personalized care to every child and young adult (age 0 to 21 years) we serve. Our approach to family-centered care also ensures that family members are considered part of the health care team. We understand that each patient and family is different and therefore, our approach to treating each patient is unique.Read more

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Sachin Kunde, MD, MPH Dr. Sachin Kunde serves as the Director of Pediatric Gastroenterology for WakeMed Children's Hospital and the...Read more

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Sachin Kunde, MD, MPH

Dr. Sachin Kunde serves as the Director of Pediatric Gastroenterology for WakeMed Children's Hospital and the Director of WakeMed Physician Practices – Pediatric Gastroenterology. He is a board-certified pediatric gastroenterologist with clinical and research interests in inflammatory bowel diseases(Crohn's and colitis), allergic gastrointestinal disorders, fecal microbiota transplantation and endoscopic procedures.

Previously, Dr. Kunde served as a pediatric gastroenterologist and the director of endoscopic services for Helen DeVos Children's Hospital in Grand Rapids, MI, and as an assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics & Human Development at the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine.Hecompleted a fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology,Hepatology and Nutrition at Emory University School ofMedicine in Atlanta and a residency in Pediatrics atChildren's Hospital of Michigan in Detroit. Dr. Kunde completed an internship and received his medical degree from the University of Mumbai in India. He also earned a master's degree in Public Health with a concentration in epidemiology from The University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Dr. Kunde is a member of the American Gastroenterological Association, the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America and the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition.

Dr. Kunde's Care Philosophy

Dr. Kunde is committed to providing family-centered and personalized care to every child and young adult (age 0 to 21 years) we serve. Our approach to family-centered care also ensures that family members are considered part of the health care team. We understand that each patient and family is different and therefore, our approach to treating each patient is unique.

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Conditions We Treat

• Inflammatory Bowel Disease – Crohn's Disease andUlcerative Colitis

• Recurrent Clostridium difficile (C. difficile or C-Diff) infection

• Chronic abdominal (belly) pain (lasting for morethan 4 weeks)

• Failure to thrive, loss of weight, poor weight gain

• Chronic diarrhea (lasting for more than 4 weeks)

• Constipation and encopresis (stool accidents or leaking)

• Vomiting

• Gastrointestinal bleeding (from upper or lower GI tract)

• Blood in stool

• Liver diseases, abnormal liver enzymes, jaundice

• Gallbladder and biliary tract disease (such as biliary atresia)

• Pancreatitis

• Reflux (Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)

• Difficulty swallowing (dysphasia)

• Esophagitis

• Lactose intolerance

• Intestinal polyps or polyposis syndromes

• Allergy induced GI conditions (such as EosinophilicEsophagitis – EoE or EE)

• H. pylori infection

• Celiac disease and other gluten-related disorders

• Malabsorption

• Short bowel or short gut syndrome

• Gastrointestinal manifestations of cystic fibrosis

• Gastroparesis and other functional GI disorders

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Our team provides a comprehensive consultation service for the treatment of a wide range of gastrointestinal disorders. We provide out patient services in our office and WakeMed's endoscopy unit as well as inpatient consultation and treatment for pediatric patients at WakeMed Children's Hospital.

Procedures and Services

• Endoscopies: > Upper endoscopy or EGD (Esophagogastro-Duodenoscopy) > Colonoscopy > Sigmoidoscopy

• Collection of biopsies (tiny tissue samples) duringendoscopies to examine under microscope

• Video capsule endoscopy for the assessment of small bowel diseases

• Dilation of esophageal and colonic strictures

• Endoscopic hemostasis techniques (to control gastrointestinal bleeding) such as > Electrocautery> Endoclips and forceps> Submucosal injections

• Endoscopic polypectomy

• Esophageal variceal sclerotherapy and variceal banding

• Foreign body removal from the gastrointestinal track

• Pancreatic stimulation test

• Intraesophageal pH monitoring

• Small bowel biopsy with measurement of intestinalenzymes

• Botox injection in the gastrointestinal tract

• Future services> Anal and esophageal manometry> Fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) or fecal bacteriotherapy

Dr. Kunde's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
  •  Board certified in Pediatric Gastroenterology and Pediatrics
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Pediatrics

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colitis
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diarrhea
  • Encopresis
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Failure to Thrive
  • Food Allergy
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Diseases and Disorders
  • Pancreatitis
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

Education

  • Medical School
    University of Mumbai

    Graduated in 2002

  • Internship Hospital
    Wayne State University

    Completed in 2009

  • Residency Hospital
    Children's Hospital of Michigan/Wayne State University

    Completed in 2008

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Emory University

    Completed in 2011

  • Undergraduate School
    University of Mumbai

    Graduated in 1996

  • Other Education
    University Of Alabama At Birmingham / School Of Publichealth

    Completed in 2004

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Marathi

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Specialties

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology

Procedures Performed

  • Biopsy
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Esophageal Dilatation
  • Esophageal pH Monitoring
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Polypectomy
  • pH Probe

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