Full Name
Sandeep Vijan, MD MD, FACS, CPE
Job Title
Vice President of Quality, Chief Quality Officer, and General, GI & Robotic Surgeon
Parkview Medical Center
Speaker Bio
Dr. Vijan is a Board Certified General Surgeon and the Chief Quality Officer for Parkview Medical Center in Pueblo, Colorado. Originally from India, Dr Vijan completed medical school at Mahatma Gandhi’s Mission Medical College in Mumbai, followed by a General Surgery residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

Dr. Vijan’s interest in Robotic Surgery has afforded him the opportunity to educate surgeons nationwide and he has authored 3 text book chapters in Colorectal Surgery – Atlas of Robotic Surgery (2021), Minimally-invasive Robotic Surgery (2019) & Atlas of Robotic General Surgery (2019). He is well known for developing the surgical procedure named, the “Vijan Pop” – robotic technique to create an intracorporeal anastomosis during colon surgery.

Dr Vijan having found his passion in improving quality, safety in healthcare and believes strongly in physician leadership to achieve those goals. As a practicing surgeon and hospital administrator – he finds himself at the crossroads of clinical quality improvement, evidenced-based medicine and healthcare delivery. He is focused on identifying the gaps in patient care, aligning healthcare providers and hospital administrators to promote safe, effective and efficient care.

In his little spare time, he enjoys travel, cooking, golf and electronic music.
Sandeep Vijan, MD