Designation: Senior Consultant
Language spoken: English, Bahasa Melayu, Tamil
National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS)
National Cancer Centre Singapore
11 Hospital Drive
Mondays to Fridays: 8.30am to 5.30pm
Saturdays: 8.30am to 12.30pm
(Closed on Sundays and Public Holidays)
Tel: 6436 8088
Dr Ravindran Kanesvaran is the Deputy Head and Senior Consultant in the Division of Medical Oncology of National Cancer Centre Singapore. He is also an Associate Professor at Duke-NUS Medical School and clinical senior lecturer at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine ( NUS). He is actively involved in graduate medical education and is Program Director of the Medical Oncology Senior Residency Program. He specialises in urologic cancer, lung cancer and geriatric oncology.
After completion of medical oncology training he followed up with a fellowship in genitourinary oncology (GU) and geriatric oncology in Duke Cancer Institute in North Carolina, USA. He has published in a number of well-known peer reviewed journals including Journal of Clinical Oncology and Lancet Oncology. He is the author of several textbook chapters. He has also been awarded a number of awards including the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO GU) Merit Award 2009, American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) scholar-in-training Award 2010 and European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) fellowship award 2012. He is currently the Past President of the Singapore Society of Oncology (SSO) and the Singapore Geriatric Oncology Society. He is President Elect of the International Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG). He is also a Vice Chairman of the Singapore Cancer Society (SCS).
BSc (Hons), MD, MRCP (UK), FAMS
Awards and Publications
He was awarded National Representative of the Year SIOG 2014 award.He is also a Council member of the Singapore Cancer Society (SCS).