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Dr. Ravishankar K. Diddapur

Dr. Ravishankar K. DiddapurVerified

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Overview

Dr. Ravishankar 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.

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.

Education
  • Bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery, University of Mysore, 1986
  • Master of science, University of Mumbai, 1992
Medical training
  • Residency in general surgery, King Edward Memorial Hospital and Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College, 1991
  • Fellowship in transplant surgery, National University Hospital, 2007
  • Fellowship in transplant surgery, Western General Hospital, 1995
  • Internship in internal medicine, King Edward Memorial Hospital and Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College, 1987
Certifications
  • Royal College of Surgeons, 1994
  • Royal College of Surgeons, 1999
  • Academy of Medicine, Singapore, 2005
Professional Memberships
  • British Medical Association
  • British Transplantation Society
  • European Society of Organ Transplantation
  • International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association
  • International Liver Transplant Society
  • Asian Society of Transplantation
  • Singapore Medical Association
Languages spoken
  • Marathi
  • Hindi
  • English
  • Tamil
Insurance
  • Parkway Shenton
Affiliated Hospital
    Gleneagles Medical Centre (Singapore)
    Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre
Clinics
Singapore Scarless Laparoscopic Surgery Novena
Singapore Scarless Laparoscopic Surgery Novena['Transplant surgery', 'General surgery'] in Singapore
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Singapore Scarless Laparoscopic Surgery specialises in diagnostic and therapeutic surgical procedures in treating stomach pain, ascites, gallstones, [appendicitis](https://www.docdoc.com/info/condition/appendicitis-appendectomy) 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.

Specialist Surgery Singapore
Specialist Surgery Singapore['Transplant surgery', 'General surgery'] in Singapore
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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.

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