Singapore Scarless Laparoscopic Surgery specialises in diagnostic and therapeutic surgical procedures in treating stomach pain, ascites, gallstones, appendicitis and cancer of the gallbladder, bile ducts, liver, and pancreas. It also offers organ transplantation and complex surgeries that involve cirrhotic and high-risk patients with poor cardiac function.
The clinic is accredited by the Joint Commission International and the International Standards Organisation (ISO). It features modern interiors, comfortable environment, the most recent technological advancements, and compassionate staff.
The clinic is helmed by Dr. Ravishankar Diddapur, a General and Liver Transplant Surgeon with over 25 years of experience. His qualification includes:
- M.B.B.S., M.S. (General Surgery – Bombay, India)
- F.R.C.S. (General Surgery - Transplant)
- Hesperis Diploma in Transplantation (ECOT)
- F.A.M.S. (General Surgery – Singapore)
Dr. Diddapur has pioneered several types of laparoscopic hepatobiliary procedures in Singapore including laparoscopic hepatectomy and minimally invasive pancreatic necrosectomy. He was also one of the pioneers of laparoscopic pancreatic pseudocystogastrostomy and scarless laparoscopic single incision surgeries. His goal is to offer patients the most advanced surgical methods using state-of-the-art technologies not just to ensure their safety and the success of the operation but also to minimise downtime, scarring, and post-operative pain.
<p>Dr. Ravishankar K. Diddapur is a General Surgeon with a subspecialty interest in hepatobiliary surgery, liver transplantation, general surgery and laparoscopic surgery. He has over 25 years of experience and is one of the pioneers of scarless single incision laparoscopic surgery in Singapore. His primary goal is to provide advanced medical and surgical care to both local and international patients using state-of-the-art technologies and clinically proven effective methods. </p> <p>He graduated from India where he obtained his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery as well as his Master of Science in General Surgery. He also obtained his Diploma in Transplantation at the European College of Transplantation (ECOT) and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh) and Academy of Medicine, Singapore. </p> <p>Dr. Diddapur is also the first surgeon in the country to perform laparoscopic hepatectomy, minimally invasive pancreatic necrosectomy, and liver transplants in patients with portal vein thrombosis. Dr. Ravishankar is trained in multi-organ transplantation and performs major procedures such as Whipple’s operation in cirrhotic patients. </p> <p>Dr. Diddapur is a Member of the International Liver Transplant Society, International Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Society, Asian Society of Transplantation, British Transplantation Society, and the European Society of Transplantation, among others.</p>