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Dr. Sandeep Vijan

Chief Medical Officer, General & GI Surgeon

Since joining our team last November, Dr. Sandeep Vijan has performed dozens of same-day outpatient surgeries, right here in Huerfano County.

Dr. Vijan is an acclaimed GI surgeon, performing a wide variety of surgeries and procedures, including colonoscopies, hernia repair and other minimally invasive surgeries. 

Huerfano County patients appreciate Dr. Vijan's clear and thorough communication, his willingness to answer questions, loyalty and attitude

Dr. Vijan is a Certified Physician Executive through the American Association of Physician Leaders. He has found his passion in improving quality, safety in healthcare and believes strongly in physician leadership to achieve those goals.


Dr. Vijan previously served as a board-certified general surgeon and Chief Quality Officer for Parkview Health System in Pueblo. He is an accomplished surgeon with a wide range of expertise.

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. He has practiced general surgery in Colorado for 11 years. Dr Vijan’s interest in robotic surgery has afforded him the opportunity to educate surgeons nationwide, and he has authored 3 textbook chapters in colorectal surgery.

Dr. Vijan accepts numerous commercial insurance plans and is immediately seeing new patients.


Patients who wish to discuss a surgery need – with Dr. Vijan or other SPRHC surgeons – or other medical issues are encouraged to call 719-738-4590.


  • Colonoscopies

  • Hernia Repair

  • Cancer Surgery

  • Gallbladder Removal

  • Minimally Invasive Procedures

  • Second Opinions

  • Esophagus and Foregut Surgery

  • Liver and Bile Duct Surgery

  • Pancreas Surgery

  • Dozens of Other Surgeries


We keep it simple. Spanish Peaks Regional Health Center and our Clinics bill all insurance companies on your behalf. We work with over two dozen insurance providers, like CIGNA, Humana, United and many more. We provide estimated medical costs and take steps to clearly communicate all costs and answer any quesions you might have. 


Have you heard about our New Patient Portal?

Have you heard about MY PEAK HEALTH, Spanish Peaks Regional Health Center's advanced new patient portal?

The new system was introduced on March 1st and gives patients of the hospital and our clinics enhanced access to their medical records, prescription review/request, messaging with providers and much more.

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