In 1973, Prof Vijay Dave got a fellowship in Cardiology at Cook County Presbytarian hospital. As soon as his residency is over, he arrived in Munster in Indiana State. Here he joined two hospitals: one in Gary and the other in Merrillville. Dr. Dave has been Director of Medical Education in St. Mary Medical center since 1981; Member of Medical Education Committee in Lake County Medical Society since 1983; Chair-person and trustee in Lake County Medical since 2013; President of Indian Medical Association since 2014; Representative of Methodist Hospital since 2014-2015; and Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine since 2014.
Beside his success and achievement in medical field, Dr. Dave is a respectable and lovable in community. He had donated hundred thousands of USD for his small hometown village and Indian Community in US. He has become President of India Community League in Chicago since 1975; member of the Directorate of International Institute of North West in Indiana since 1991; and one of the leading donors when he was in Mumbai to relief funds to natural calamity in Surat, Koyana, and other places.