About Doctor

  • Dr. Vivek Vij is currently associated as Director with Department – Organ Transplantation Fortis Escorts, Delhi.
  • He is currently heading the Fortis Liver Transplant team with cumulative experience of more than 2000 liver transplants.
  • He performed more than 500 liver transplants with minimum complications.
  • He also performed combined liver kidney and dual transplants as one of the firsts in India.
  • Dr. Vij is performed 350 major hepatectomies were performed without blood transfusion and bile leak.
  • He pioneered Liver transplant procedures
  • He performed whole range of advanced GI surgical procedures including the Whipple's pancreaticoduodenectomy to colonic interposition in corrosive injuries.
  • He performed more than 500 non-transplant liver resections including radical cholecystectomies and segmental liver resections.
  • He is the only candidate from India to be selected in prestigious Roche Preceptorship Program from Alabama, USA in the year 2006
  • His interests are GI cancers, he believes in providing holistic approach for treating patients. Pancreaticoduodenectomy and biliary injuries specially interest him as a gastro surgeon.
  • He published in top indexed journal for transplantation (American Journal of Transplantation, Liver Transplantation) about his work in liver transplant.

Specialization

  • Organ Transplantation
  • GI cancers
  • Pancreaticoduodenectomy
  • Biliary injuries

Work Experience

  • Director, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi and Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi.
  • Sir Ganga Ram Hospital.
  • Fortis Hospital, Mohali.

Education

  • MBBS
  • MS
  • DNB

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