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Dr. Jaideepraj Rao

Dr. Jaideepraj Rao

Designation: Senior consultant surgeon

General Surgery
Gastrointestinal surgery

Language spoken: English, Tamil

Hospital Affiliation:
Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital
Gleneagles Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Hospital
Parkway East Hospital
Farrer Park Hospital

Clinic Address:
Arden Jr Surgery
38 Irrawaddy Road
Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre Singapore 329563

Operating Hours: Mon- Friday 9.00AM - 5.00PM
Sat : 9.00AM - 12.00PM Sun : Closed Public Holiday : Closed

Tel: 6592 0078

Fax: 6592 0079

Dr. Jaideep Raj Rao is the senior consultant surgeon at JR surgery at Mount Elizabeth Novena hospital, Singapore and specializes is Minimal Access & Robotic surgery, Bariatric & Metabolic surgery,Gastrointestinal surgery, Oncology surgery & Hernia and Complex abdominal wall reconstruction.

Dr. Rao completed his basic and advanced surgical training in Tan Tock Seng Hospital & Singapore General Hospital, Singapore. He was awarded the National Healthcare Human and Manpower Development Plan fellowship by the ministry of health in 2007 in advance Laparoscopic and Robotic surgery. Dr. Rao completed his fellowship in Seoul National University Hospital and Seoul National university Bundang Hospital,Korea in 2008.

He was the Senior Consultant & Head of Upper Gastrointestinal, Bariatric & Minimal Access Surgery and Director of the Bariatric surgery program at Tan Tock Seng Hospital for the last 10 years before founding JR surgery.

Dr. Rao is also one of the founding members & Ex-president of the Obesity and metabolic surgery society of Singapore (OMSSS), President of the Singapore Hernia Society and member of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders, board of Governors of the Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of Asia (ELSA), and executive council member of the Asia Pacific Hernia Society and Robotic Surgery Society of Singapore.

He has been conferred the distinction of International honorary member of the
1) Korean Laparoscopic Surgery Society
2) Chilean Surgical Society
3) Peruvian Surgical Society

Professional Positions and Memberships:
•International Federation of Surgery For Obesity (IFSO)
•Founding member of Obesity & Metabolic Surgery Society of Singapore(OMSSS)
•International Honorary member of the Korean Laparoscopic surgical society and Korean laparoscopic Gastric cancer working group
•International Honorary member of the Chilean Surgical society
•International Honorary member of the Peruvian Surgical Society
•Board of governors of the Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of Asia
•Board member of Robotic Surgery Society of Singapore
•Academy of Medicine, Singapore
•Associate Member of Colorectal Society of Singapore
•Fellow of the academy of General Education. (F.A.G.E).(Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, India)
PROFESSIONAL POSITIONSsenior consultant surgeon - Arden JR surgery . Mount Elizabeth novena hospital
•Senior Consultant & Head, Upper GI & Minimal Access Surgery, Tan Tock Seng Hospital
•Director, Bariatric Surgery programme, TTSH
•President, Singapore Hernia Society

• MMed (Master of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore)
• MRCS (Member of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh)
• FRCS (Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh)
• FAMS (Fellow of Academy of medicine, Singapore)

Awards and Publications
•Eight-fold path to attain laparoscopic totally extraperitoneal (TEP) hernia repair Nirvana - a standardized technique to reduce the learning curve of surgical residents.
J Rao et al Asian journal of endoscopic surgery 2019

•A rare case of bipartite combined tumour of the oesophagus
Nicholette Goh, Danson Yeo, Jaideepraj Rao World Journal of Surgical oncology 2019DOI:10.1186/s12957-019-1623-7

•Impact of bariatric surgery on serum uric acid levels and the incidence of gout-A meta-analysis.
Charleen Yeo, Sanghvi Kaushal, jaideepraj Rao, Danson Yeo Obesity2019


•Health and Manpower Development Fellowship Award ( Ministry of health, Singapore) 2007

•1 year Fellowship in Laparoscopic and Robotic Gastrointestinal Surgery in Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul and Bundang, Korea

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