Dr. Vivek Vij


Liver Transplant, Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery

Dr. Vivek Vij

Liver Transplant, Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery

Dr. Vivek Vij is a pioneering liver transplant surgeon credited with developing living donor surgery and standardizing safety protocols to achieve the highest of donor safety since the 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 program initially at its Noida center and then at Mohali. Dr. Vij and his team have a cumulative experience of performing more than 2500 liver transplants, having performed the majority of them at Fortis Hospital, Noida with a record 97% patient. Dr. Vij has to his credit the Lowest Biliary Complication rate (<6%) in Living Donor Liver Transplant (LDLT) worldwide.

He is a member of the International Hepato-Pancreatic-Biliary Association (IHPBA) and International Liver Transplant Society (ILTS), Chicago. His achievements include the Roche Preceptorship Training Program from the University of Alabama, USA.

Speciality Interests:

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

Work Experience:

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

Research Experience

  • Have published many papers in international & national journal
  • Have presented many papers in various international & national conferences


  • 97%* Patient Survival rate
  • Lowest Biliary Complications (<6%)*
  • Lowest Vascular Complications (<2%)*
  • * International success/survival rate

Professional Memberships:

  • ILTS and ISOT

Awards and Honours:

  • Roche Preceptorship, University of Alabama, Birmingham, USA
  • International Liver Transplant Society (ILTS), Chicago
  • Invitation to many international conferences as faculty
  • He was honoured with a special Ministry of Health award by the Mongolian government


  • MBBS, MS, MRCS (Ed.), DNB

Main Speciality:

  • Liver Transplant


Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Sector - 44, Opp. HUDA City Center, Gurugram, India