A/Prof Iyer Shridhar Ganpathi
Head & Senior Consultant
Division of Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Surgery
National University Hospital
Dr Shridhar Iyer is a Senior Consultant and Head, Division of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery and Surgical Director of Liver Transplant Program at the National University Hospital. He graduated from Grant Medical College, Bombay University, India in 1994. He then underwent training in Surgical Oncology at the Tata Memorial Hospital; Mumbai. He was admitted as a Fellow to the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK in 1999. He moved to Singapore in 2001 to pursue his interest in Hepatobiliary Surgery and Liver transplantation. He completed Advanced Specialty training in General Surgery at the National University Hospital in 2005 and admitted as a Fellow to the College of Surgeons, Academy of Medicine of Singapore.
As a recipient of the Human Manpower Development Programme (HMDP) scholarship in 2006, Dr Shridhar Iyer went to pursue a Fellowship in Liver surgery and Liver transplantation at the Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan, renowned for its living donor liver transplantation program. He trained in different aspects of liver, biliary surgery and living donor liver transplantation. He has over 60 peer reviewed publications in scientific journals and numerous presentations at international meetings.. His research interests are liver regeneration mechanisms, ischemia reperfusion injury of liver and different aspects of living donor liver transplantation.
He has a keen interest in surgical education and served as the program director for general surgery residency program.