Dr. Vivek Vij

Dr. Vivek Vij

MBBS, MS – General Surgery, DNB – General Surgery
Consultant – Liver Transplant & Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery

Liver Transplant Specialist, Surgical Gastroenterologist- 17 Years of Experience

Email : drvivekvij@healthyatra.com

Doctor Profile

Dr. Vivek Vij is a pioneering liver transplant surgeon credited with developing living donor surgery and standardising safety protocols to achieve a 100% donor safety profile since the time of its inception in the country. He is the first surgeon from the Indian subcontinent to publish a series of laparoscopic Donor Hepatectomy in ‘Liver Transplantation’. He is the founder of Liver transplantation and Hepatobiliary Sciences in Fortis group of Hospitals, starting a highly successful liver transplant programme initially at its Noida centre and then at Mohali. Dr. Vij and his team has a cumulative experience of performing more than 2500 liver transplants, having performed majority of them at Fortis Hospital, Noida with a record 95% patient and 100% donor success rate. Dr. Vij has to his credit the Lowest Biliary Complication rate (<4%) in Living Donor Liver Transplant (LDLT) worldwide.

 

Education

  • Medical School & Fellowships
  • MBBS – BJ Medical college, Pune
  • MS – General Surgery – Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, 2001
  • DNB – General Surgery – National board of examinations, New Delhi, 2003
  • Fellowship – Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 2003

Previous Experience

  • Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals
  • Sir Ganga Ram Hospital
  • Fortis Hospital, Mohali
  • Rajendra Hospital & Medical Collage, Patiala
  • B.J.M.C, Pune

Professional Memberships

  • ILTS and ISOT

Speciality Interests

  • Adult & Paediatric Liver Transplant
  • Complex Liver Surgery
  • Advanced Pancreato-biliary Surgeries
  • Advanced Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgeries
  • Basic Science Research and Regenerative Medicine

Awards and Honours

  • Roche Preceptorship, University of Alabama, Birmingham, USA
  • International Liver Transplant Society (ILTS), Chicago

Main Speciality

  • Liver Transplant

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