Dr Sriram Shankar

Cardiothoracic Surgeon
35 years of experience

Specialty

Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery in adults and paediatrics

Qualifications

MBBS (Chennai, India), FRCS (England), FAMS (Singapore)

What I do

Dr Sriram Shankar provides clinical services such as:
- Congenital heart and lung defects
- Acquired heart diseases
- Vascular problems in both congenital and acquired situations
- Vascular surgery and paediatric cardiothoracic
See more [ + ]- Lung diseases
- Congenital chest wall deformities
- Cardiothoracic

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Clinic Locations

S.Shankar Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgical Clinic
Gleneagles Medical Centre, #02-03
6 Napier Road, S 258499

Shankar Surgery
Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre #09-06
3 Mount Elizabeth
Singapore 228510

Professional Statement

Dr Sriram Shankar is a Cardiothoracic Surgeon practicing at Gleneagles Hospital and Mount Elizabeth Hospital. While he runs his practices, Dr Sriram Shankar is also a Senior Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon at National Heart Centre.

Dr Sriram Shankar completed his MBBS from the University of Madras, India in 1983 and he moved to Singapore in September 1990 but returned to England in 1995 for further study. During this stint, he spent a year with Dr. William J Brawn FRCS and Dr. B Sethia, FRCS at the Children’s Hospital in Birmingham.

Dr Sriram Shankar has since helped establish the Paediatric ... See more [ + ]Cardiothoracic service at the KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, where he was the Head of services till March 2009. He is accredited in Gleneagles Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, and Parkway East Hospital.

Dr Sriram Shankar has had extensive experience with Adult Cardiac Surgery, having performed over 1000 off-pump procedures for patients with Coronary Artery Disease. He is trained to undertake Valve restorative operations for both Children & Adults, with vast experience in both. He has had excellent results with patients with aortic disease, especially aneurysm surgery and surgery for acute type 1 aortic dissection.

Dr Sriram Shankar has received First Prize of Honor in Microbiology in 1980 and Service Quality Bronze in 2001. He was also the recipient of Dr Rama Rao Gold Medal Anatomy in 1978.

Dr Sriram Shankar has also written and published several articles. Dr. Shankar’s interests are in adult cardiothoracic surgery, adult vascular surgery, paediatric cardiothoracic surgery and paediatric vascular surgery. He is multilingual and speaks English, Tamil, Punjabi, Hindi, Bahasa Indonesia.

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Languages Spoken

English, Hindi, Punjabi, Tamil

Education

Stanley Medical College, Chennai, India
See more [ + ] Royal College of Surgeons of England
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Awards and Publications

Recipient of Dr Rama Rao Gold Medal Anatomy (1978)
First Prize of Honor in Microbiology in (1980)
Service Quality Bronze (2001)

Professional Positions and Memberships

Cardiothoracic services at National University Hospital
Consultant Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgeon at Gleneagles and Mount Elizabeth Medical Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Hospital (Novena) and Mount Alvernia Hospital
Former Senior Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon at Singapore National Heart Centre
See more [ + ] Former Paediatric Cardiothoracic service at the KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital
Voluntary Services in Paediatric Congenital Heart Disease and Surgery in Cambodia Seam Reap, Ankor Children’s Hospital

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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