Dr Vivek Vij

MBBS, MS (Gen Surg), MRCS (Edin), DNB

HPB & Liver Surgery,Liver Transplantation

Biography

Dr Vivek Vij is alumni of BJ Medical College, University of Pune and then completed his MS in General Surgery from the Government Medical College, Punjab. He holds a DNB in General Surgery and is a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburg from March 2003.

He is a pioneer of liver transplant surgery in India and has pioneered two liver transplant programs in the country. Considered to be one of the best donor surgeons India, his areas of expertise include – liver surgery, liver transplants and hepatobiliary surgery.

Dr. Vij has pioneered several surgical innovations in liver and HPB surgeries. He has also performed a wide range of gastrointestinal surgeries and over 500 liver resections. Published widely in several leading journals, he has presented papers and presentations at various leading forums of the world.

Professional Experience

  • Jan 2011 – till Date

    Director, Senior Consultant and Chief Surgeon, Department of Liver Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgery, Fortis Hospital Noida and Mohali

  • Oct 2008 – Jan 2011

    Consultant Liver Transplant and Surgical Gastroenterology, Apollo Hospital, New Delhi

  • Sep 2006 – Oct 2008

    Attending Consultant Liver Transplant and Surgical Gastroenterology, Apollo Hospital, New Delhi

  • June 2006 – Sep 2006

    Fellow, Liver Transplant & Surgical Gastroenterology, Sri Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi

  • June 2003 – June 2006

    Senior Registrar, Liver Transplant & Surgical Gastroenterology, Sri Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi

  • Nov 2001 – May 2003

    Senior Registrar, General Surgery, Fortis Hospital, Chandigarh

Memberships

  • Member of International Hepato-Panreato-Biliary association (IHPBA), one of the leading international associations of HPB and Transplant surgeons.
  • Member of International Liver Transplant Society (ILTS), a leading Association of liver transplant surgeons.

Achievements

  • “Roche- Preceptorship training program in liver transplantation” held at University of Alabama, Birmingham, USA. Only candidate to be selected from India for year 2006
  • Vivek Vij et al. Decision-Analysis for selection of Graft Type in Right Lobe LRLT Selection of donor grafts - Oral presentation and travel award in ILTS.

Languages Known

  • English, Hindi
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