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Ajai K. Malhotra, MD

Ajai K. Malhotra, MD

Chief, Acute Care Surgery Division
Acute Care Surgeon





111 Colchester Avenue
Main Campus, East Pavilion, Level 5
Burlington,  Vermont  05401


  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont
Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Biographical Information

Dr. Ajai Malhotra is an acute care surgeon and the division chief of acute care surgery at The University of Vermont Medical Center. He also serves as a professor of surgery at the University of Vermont College of Medicine. His research interests include trauma systems and risk-adjusted outcomes.

Dr. Malhotra specializes in multi-system trauma and multi-system organ failure. He believes that working with a team to provide complete care for the critically ill or injured is imperative for positive patient outcomes.

Clinical Interests

  • Critical Care
  • Necrotizing Pancreatitis
  • Solid Organ Injury
  • Venous Thromboembolism
  • Ventilator Associated Pneumonia

Special Procedures

Operative Fixation of Fractured Ribs


U Tennessee Center For Health Sciences Dentistry - Trauma/Critical Care
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University - General Surgery
Bronx- Lebanon Hospital Center - General Surgery
Medical School
Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates - Medical Doctor
Medical School
Motilal Nehru Medical College - Medical Doctor

Board Certifications

Member Board
American Board of Surgery
Member Board
American Board of Surgery
Surgical Critical Care


Primary Language