Sujit Kulkarni, MD

Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery
Accepting New Patients


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9500 Stockdale Hwy. Suite 202 , Bakersfield, CA 93311

Monday - Friday

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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1450 San Pablo St. Suite 6200 Ste 6200, Los Angeles, CA 90033

Monday - Friday

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Provider Details

Languages Spoken
Marathi, English
About Sujit Kulkarni, MD

Dr. Kulkarni is a hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgeon at Keck Medicine of USC. He is also an assistant clerkship director at the Keck School of Medicine. After medical school at the Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Medical College in India, Dr. Kulkarni obtained a Master's degree in Biomedical Engineering from IIT-Bombay. Dr. Kulkarni served for two years as a Huck Institute of Life Science research fellow in molecular medicine at the Penn State Hershey Medical Center. Upon completion of his residency in general surgery, he underwent a two-year fellowship in Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery at the Keck School of Medicine and has stayed on as faculty since 2012.

Dr. Kulkarni is an enthusiastic and dedicated teacher who is actively involved in the training of residents and medical students at the Keck School of Medicine. He is well liked by his patients because his philosophy of care includes spending time with patients and listening to their concerns.

Dr. Kulkarni is board certified in General Surgery. His research interests include neuroendocrine tumors, pancreatitis, liver and pancreatic cancers, and complicated gallstone disease.



  • Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery
Areas of Focus
Liver Cancer, Metastatic Liver Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Pancreatic Cysts, IPMN, Liver Resection, Whipple Procedure, Neuroendocrine Tumors, Gallbladder and Bile Duct Cancer, Complex Gallstones, Biliary Disease, Bile Duct Injury, Pancreatitis, Transfusion-free Surgery, Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery
Academic Title
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery

Insurances Accepted

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  • Health Net Covered California
  • First Health
  • Pacificare
  • Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers Health & Welfare
  • Anthem Blue Cross Prudent Buyer
  • Marian Health Services
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Take Care (GUAM)
  • Blue Shield Covered California
  • Interplan
  • Coventry Health Care
  • GEHA
  • Beech Street Corporation /WC
  • Health Net
  • Union Roofers Health & Welfare Fund
  • Health Plans of Nevada
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Medicare
  • Brand New Day
  • Great-West Healthcare of California, Inc.
  • USC Network
  • NEXT
  • TriWest Healthcare Alliance (UHC)
  • Private Health Care Systems
  • Aetna
  • MultiPlan
  • United Healthcare
  • Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital
  • Anthem Blue Cross Covered California
  • Kern Health Systems
  • Watchtower

Ratings and Reviews

  • Provider Explanations Easy to Understand
  • Provider Gave Easy to Understand Instructions
  • Provider Showed Respect
  • Provider Listened Carefully
  • Provider Knew Medical History
  • Provider Spent Enough Time

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