Vijay Khatri


  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) – University of California, Davis Graduate School of Management
  • Medicinae Baccalaureus, Baccalaureus Chirurgiae (M.B.Ch.B) University of Manchester School of Medicine, Manchester, England
  • Surgical Oncology Fellowship – Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY
  • Residency, General Surgery – Easton Hospital/Hahnemann University, PA

Certifications and Licensure:

  • American Board of Surgery, Diplomat
  • Federal Licensing Exam
  • California Medical Licensure


  • American College of Healthcare Executive
  • American Association Physician Leadership

Recent Speaking Engagements:

  • 2014 Khatri, V.P. “ENSURE”. Clinical Leaders monthly meeting. UCDMC, Sacramento, California. Dec. 17.
  • 2014 Khatri, V.P. Enhanced Recovery for Colorectal Surgery: A multimodality approach. 24th World Congress of the International Association of Surgeons, Gastroenterologists and Oncologists, Vienna, Austria, Dec 5 – 7.
  • 2014 Khatri, V.P. “Multimodality Enhanced Surgical Recovery Programfor Abdominal Surgery – An Interdisciplinary Team Approach”.25th Annual UC Davis Anesthesiology Update, Monterey, California. Nov 7 – 9.
  • 2014 Khatri, V.P. “Colorectal Cancer and Liver Metastases”. Fremont Rideout Cancer Center, Marysville, California. Oct 14.
  • 2014 Khatri, V.P. Faculty Merits, Promotions and Tenure Workshop. UCDMC, Sacramento, California, Education Bldg. Rm 3207. Oct 9.
  • 2014 Khatri, V.P. “The Impact of Huddle”, Nurse Practice Council All Here Day. Mind Institute, UCDMC, Sacramento, California.
  • 2014 Khatri, V.P. “Tubes and Drains”, American College of Surgeons NSQIP conference, July 24 – 26. New York , NY.


  • Member, Asian-Pacific Surgical Forum, Seoul, Korea
  • Past member, Council of Academic Society, Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)
  • Past member, California Colorectal Cancer Coalition


  • 2016 Khatri VP. Petrelli NJ. Dramatic improvement of the impact factor for surgical oncology. Surg Oncol. 25(2): 73
  • 2015 Semrad TJ, Fahmi AR, Gong IY, Khatri VP. Integrating chemotherapy into the management of oligometastatic colorectal cancer: Evidence based approach using clinical trial findings. Ann Surg Oncol. 2015 Dec;22 Suppl3: S855-62
  • 2015 Antognini JM, Antognini JF, Khatri VP. How many operating rooms are needed to manage non-elective surgical cases? A Monte Carlo simulation study. BMC Health Serv Res. 2015 Oct 28;15:487.
  • 2014 Gill A, Brunson A, Lara P Jr, Khatri VP, Semrad TJ. Implications of lymph node retrieval in locoregional rectal cancer treated with chemoradiotherapy: a California Cancer Registry Study. Eur J Surg Oncol. 2015 May;41(5):647-52.

Faculty Positions:

  • Current: Professor of Oncology, California Northstate University
  • Professor of Surgery and Surgical Oncology, UC Davis Health System, Sacramento CA
  • Chief Medical Officer, Rideout Health
  • Health System Director, NAQIP
  • Co-Director of the Oncology Unit, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California
  • Medical Director, Clinical Resource Utilization Management
  • Leadership Instructor, University of California Davis Extension
  • Associate Professor, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California

 Past Work:

  • Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Rideout Health, Marysville, CA
  • Professor of Surgery and Surgical Oncology, UC Davis Health System, Sacramento, CA