Specialist Surgery Singapore is a specialty clinic that specialises in the medical and surgical treatment of various diseases and medical conditions that affect the gallbladder, bile ducts, liver, and pancreas. Currently, it is one of the leading clinics in Singapore that offers hepatobiliary surgery, liver transplantation, general surgery and laparoscopic surgery.
The clinic, which is accredited by both the Joint Commission International and International Standards Organisation (ISO), is deeply committed to providing state-of-the-art surgical treatment by combining recent advances in the field of medicine and breakthrough procedures. It is fully equipped to perform routine laparoscopic procedures and advanced laparoscopic hepatobiliary surgery in draining liver abscess, radiofrequency ablation of liver tumours, ultrasound and liver biopsy, etc. In addition, it is equipped to handle complex surgeries even in high-risk patients with poor cardiac function.
The clinic is led by Dr. Ravishankar Diddapur, a General Surgeon with over 25 years of experience. He holds MBBS and MS (General Surgery) degrees and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Glasgow and Academy of Medicine, Singapore. He is recognisminimizesed for treating all his patients with great care and compassion and for his commitment to providing the best care to all his patients, both local and from overseas. He is an expert in hepatobiliary surgery, liver transplantation, general surgery and laparoscopic surgery and is one of the pioneers of scarless single incision laparoscopic surgery in Singapore. This technique minimises post-surgical pain and recovery time without affecting the patient outcome.
Dr. Ravishankar Diddapur is a General Surgeon with a subspecialty interest in hepatobiliary surgery, liver transplantation, [general surgery](https://www.docdoc.com/info/specialty/general-surgeons) 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. 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. 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. 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.