Dr Ranjiv Sivanandan

General Surgeon
27 years of experience

Specialty

General Surgery

Clinical Interest

Head & Neck Surgery

Qualifications

MBBS, FRCSEd, MMED (Surgery), FAMS, AHNS (Stanford University, USA)

What I do

Dr Ranjiv Sivanandan provides comprehensive evaluation of:
- Thyroid nodules
- Parotid and salivary gland tumors
- Tongue, mouth, and throat ulcers or growths
- Lumps or bumps arising from the head and neck region
See more [ + ]- Thyroid & Neck Ultrasound
- Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
- Comprehensive head & neck evaluation and fiberoptic nasendoscopy
- Blood biochemistry (thyroid function test, parathyroid assays, EBV serology etc)
- Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
- Tissue biopsy
- Diagnostic Radiology
- Computerized Tomography (CT)
- Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
- Positive Emission Tomography (PET -CT)
- Robotic Thyroidectomy

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Clinic Locations

The Thyroid Head and Neck Surgery Centre
Mt Elizabeth Medical Centre #17-07
3 Mt Elizabeth, S 228510 

Beacon Thyroid Head & Neck Surgery
Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre #07-46/47
38 Irrawaddy Road
Singapore 329563

Professional Statement

Dr Ranjiv Sivanandan is a Specialist Board Certified General Surgeon who has devoted his career to the practice and development of thyroid and head & neck surgery. He received his advanced training in Head and Neck Surgical Oncology, and was a full-time Faculty and Assistant Professor at the Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at Stanford University and the Stanford Cancer Centre, California, USA.

Dr Ranjiv performed the first robotic thyroidectomy in Singapore, and the first robotic neck dissection in Southeast Asia in May 2010 and July 2011 respectively.

Dr Ranjiv fervently believes that every condition ... See more [ + ]is unique to the individual, that every patient be informed of best practices and evidence based treatment options, and fully engages patients in the decision making process. He is committed to treating the individual not just the disease, and providing the best clinical service and outcome to every patient in his care.
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Languages Spoken

English

Education

National University of Singapore, Faculty of Medicine
See more [ + ] Stanford University, California, USA
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Awards and Publications

Service Quality Award, Singapore General Hospital Department of Surgery, June 2007
Service Quality Award, Singapore General Hospital Department of Surgery, March 2008
Service Quality Award, Singapore General Hospital Department of Surgery, May 2008
Resident Teaching Award, Stanford University Hospital Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, July 2004
Resident Teaching Award, Stanford University Hospital Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, July 2005

Professional Positions and Memberships

Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh), 1997
Fellow, Academy of Medicine, Singapore, 2001
Fellow, American Head & Neck Society
See more [ + ] Assistant Professor of Surgery, Stanford University Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, 2003 – 2005
Research Fellow, Stanford Institute of Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine, 2003 – 2005
Former Chief, Singapore General Hospital Department of Surgery – Head & Neck Service, 2007 – 2009
Chairman Singapore General Hospital Thyroid Group, 2007 – 2009
Former Principal Investigator, Head and Neck Cancer Research Laboratory, National Cancer Centre 2006 - 2009
Associate Program Director, SingHealth General Surgical Residency Program, 2008 – 2009
Adj Assistant Professor, National University of Singapore
Member, National Transplant Ethics Committee
Vice-Chairman, Chapter of General Surgeons, Academy of Medicine, Singapore

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Accredited Hospitals

Gleneagles Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital
See more [ + ]Parkway East Hospital
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Insurances Accepted