Vishwas Vanar, M.D., FACP
*We will no longer have gastroenterology services starting December 31, 2019.
Dr. Vishwas Vanar is a gastroenterology and hepatology specialist. Before joining UCF Health, he had academic and clinical appointments at University of Illinois College of Medicine, and Indiana University School of Medicine. In addition to routine endoscopies, Dr. Vanar offers advanced GI screening and treatment procedures, including video capsule endoscopy, esophageal manometry, impedance pH monitoring, single balloon enteroscopy, radiofrequency ablation for Barett’s esophagus, and fecal microbiota transplant.
Dr. Vanar earned his medical degree from Smt. NHL Municipal Medical College in India. He completed his internal medicine residency training at University of Illinois College of Medicine in Urbana-Champaign, and Gastroenterology fellowship training at the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Peoria where he also served as chief fellow.
Dr. Vanar has published in the field of gastroesophageal reflux and healthcare utilization. He has a special interest in acid reflux, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and chronic liver disease (cirrhosis, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, hepatitis). He also focuses on innovative endoscopic procedures throughout the GI tract.
Dr. Vanar is board certified in internal medicine and a fellow with American College of Physicians. He is also a member of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, American Gastroenterological Association and American College of Gastroenterology.