Vivek Sant, MD

Vivek Sant, MD


Vivek is completing his chief residency in General Surgery at New York University. Growing up in the Boston suburbs, he developed a love for the outdoors, from hiking in the White Mountains to exploring the shores of Cape Cod. From an early age, he enjoyed tinkering with gadgets and discovering how things work. He received his Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Harvard University and completed medical school at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. During his surgical residency at NYU, he developed a fitness app for the Apple Watch to track rowing workouts, which is used by more than 1000 users worldwide. After his third year of residency, he took a year off to participate in the Texas Medical Center's Biodesign Innovation Fellowship, where he went on to cofound a medical device company that is developing a novel neurostimulator device. He is passionate about surgical innovation and endocrine surgery, and he plans to pursue fellowship training in this area. Outside of work, he enjoys sailing, playing guitar, and exploring NYC.

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August 27th, 2020

“Use The Force”: How Do We Teach in the Operating Room?

As I embark on my chief year in general surgery, the aspect I look forward to most is taking junior residents through operations. I am grateful to have had excellent teachers over the past 5 years, and I appreciate the opportunity to pay forward this mentorship. But taking what you have learned and teaching someone […]

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