about Dr. Vivek Vij
Dr. Vivek Vij is a liver transplant surgeon in India, known for his expertise in Liver Transplantation and Hepatobiliary Sciences. He is the Director at ‘The Department of Liver Transplantation & Gastrointestinal Surgery’ at Fortis Health Care (Fortis Escorts, FMRI, Fortis Noida, Fortis Chandigarh). He and his team have a cumulative experience of more than 4000+ liver transplants with a record of 97% patients and 100% donor success rate. Dr. Vij is the first liver surgeon from Indian subcontinent to publish a series of laparoscopic donor hepatectomy in ‘Liver Transplantation’. In 2015, he was honored with a special award at International Liver Transplant Society (ILTS), in Chicago. He is the youngest liver transplant doctor in India to complete 800 independent liver transplants with Lowest Biliary Complication Rate.
With 20 years of experience and as one of the best liver transplant surgeons in India, Dr. Vivek Vij is currently the founder of ‘Liver transplantation and Hepatobiliary Sciences’ at Fortis group of Hospitals. He also runs a Fellowship program for training young surgeons and paramedical staff at Fortis. He has more than 50 national and international publications and presentations on ‘Liver surgery and transplantation’ to his credit, along with noteworthy contributions for scope of improvement in this field. His work has been published in top indexed journal for transplantation (American Journal of Transplantation, Liver Transplantation). His area of research primarily involves living donor transplants and medical management of patients with liver diseases.
Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals
Sir Ganga Ram Hospital
Fortis Hospital, Mohali
Rajendra Hospital & Medical Collage, Patiala
Awards & Achievements
Roche Preceptorship, University of Alabama, Birmingham, USA
International Liver Transplant Society (ILTS), Chicago