Dr. Vivek Vij is a liver transplant surgeon in India with 20 years of vast experience. He is 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 and Fortis Chandigarh. Dr. Vij is the first liver surgeon from Indian subcontinent to publish a series of laparoscopic donor hepatectomy in ‘Liver Transplantation’. He has been honored with a special award at International Liver Transplant Society (ILTS), in Chicago and the youngest liver transplant doctor in India to complete 800 independent liver transplants with Lowest Biliary Complication Rate.
He also runs a Fellowship program for training young surgeons and paramedical staff at Fortis. To his credit, he has more than 50 national and international publications and presentations on ‘Liver surgery and transplantation’ with remarkable contributions for scope of improvement in this field. Along with that 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.
Dr. Vivek Vij is the first surgeon from the Indian subcontinent to publish a series of laparoscopic Donor Hepatectomy in 'Liver Transplantation'.
He has evolved by bringing revolutionary changes in the field of liver transplant surgery with safety protocols to achieve a 100% donor safety profile and living donor surgery.
He is the Founder of Liver transplantation and Hepatobiliary Sciences in Fortis group of Hospitals, starting a highly successful liver transplant program initially at its Noida center 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. To his credit, Dr. Vij has the Lowest Biliary Complication rate ( < 4% ) in Living Donor Liver Transplant (LDLT) worldwide.
I underwent liver transplant surgery on 19th August 2018 at Fortis hospital (Noida) by Dr Vivek Vij & his team. Upon my arrival at Indira Gandhi International Airport, they arranged my conveyance & hospitalization. I recovered very nicely after the surgery. I’m very thankful to the surgeon and his entire team.
- Aman Khan Multan, Pakistan
Dr. Vivek Vij is a Specialist Liver Transplant and HPB Surgery at Fortis Hospital Noida, with 20 years of vast experience Dr Vivek Vij is top Hepatologist in Noida as he has achieved 100% donor safety in living donor liver transplant surgery. He has a cumulative experience of performing more than 2500 liver transplants with his team and has managed to record 95% liver transplant success rates. He is founder of Liver transplantation and Hepatobiliary Sciences in Fortis group of Hospitals.
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