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Dr. Vivek  Vij

Dr. Vivek Vij

Director
Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, Okhla Road Liver Transplant / Hepatobiliary Surgery

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Doctor’s 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. Specaility Liver Transplant, Hepato-Biliary Pancreatic Surgery, Advanced Upper & Lowe GI Surgery Previous Experience Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals Sir Ganga Ram Hospital Fortis Hospital, Mohali Rajendra Hospital & Medical Collage, Patiala B.J.M.C, Pune Awards & Distinctions Roche Preceptorship, University of Alabama, Birmingham, USA International Liver Transplant Society (ILTS), Chicago Clinical Interest Adult & Paediatric Liver Transplant Complex Liver Surgery Advanced Pancreato-biliary Surgeries Advanced Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgeries Basic Science Research and Regenerative Medicine

Previous Experience:

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

Clinical Interest:

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

Overview

  • MBBS, MS, MRCS (Ed.), DNB

  •    Roche Preceptorship, University of Alabama, Birmingham, USA

       International Liver Transplant Society (ILTS), Chicago

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