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.
- 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
- Adult & Paediatric Liver Transplant
- Complex Liver Surgery
- Advanced Pancreato-biliary Surgeries
- Advanced Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgeries
- Basic Science Research and Regenerative Medicine
Member of ILTS and ISOT
Targeting the Achilles heel of adult living donor liver transplant: Corner sparing sutures with mucosal eversion technique of biliary anastomosis.
Laparoscopy-assisted hepatectomy versus conventional (open) hepatectomy for living donors: when you know better, you do better.
Perioperative management of liver transplantation with concurrent coronary artery disease: Report of two cases.
Portal biliopathy treated with living-donor liver transplant: index case.
Peroneal neuropathy following liver transplantation: possible predisposing factors and outcome.
Successful living donor liver transplant in a child with Abernethy malformation with biliary atresia, ventricular septal defect and intrapulmonary shunting.