Dr Ethiraj Balaji Prasath

Dr Ethiraj Balaji Prasath

About Dr Ethiraj Balaji Prasath


MSc (Special Zoology), PhD (Reproductive Biology)


Languages Spoken

Opening hours
Mon to Fri 8:30am – 5pm
Sat 8:00am – 12:30pm
Closed on Sun & Public Holidays

Thomson Fertility Centre
Thomson Fertility Centre
Paragon Medical Centre, 19-01
290 Orchard Rd
Singapore 238859

Appointment Process

Dr Ethiraj Balaji Prasath Appointment Number (For Serial): Phone: 6252 7766, +65 6250 2222.
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Chamber Name & Address: Thomson Fertility Centre, Paragon Medical Centre, #19-01, 290 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238859.


Dr Ethiraj Balaji Prasath boasts an impressive 22-year tenure as a distinguished clinical embryologist. Of those, he dedicated 13 years of his remarkable 17-year career to serving as the Chief Embryologist at KKIVF. In this pivotal role, he oversaw the meticulous management of the IVF and Andrology laboratories, in addition to overseeing the National Sperm Bank of Singapore.

Dr. Balaji’s expertise extends beyond administrative responsibilities; he personally conducted over 3,000 intracytoplasmic sperm injections, achieving an impressive clinical pregnancy rate of 40 percent per embryo transfer procedure.

Furthermore, Dr Ethiraj Balaji Prasath has been a vital mentor, imparting his knowledge and skills to numerous doctors and embryologists in the field of IVF laboratory techniques. He played an instrumental role in realizing Singapore’s historic milestone of its first successful pregnancy and live birth through Laser Assisted Hatching.

His most recent groundbreaking accomplishment garnered international acclaim: the world’s first live birth from frozen-thawed embryos developed through In-Vitro Maturation, coupled with intracytoplasmic sperm injections using oocytes obtained from a surgically-removed cancerous ovary.

Dr. Balaji’s contributions extend beyond the laboratory, as he actively participates in the scientific community. He holds a significant position on the Editorial Board of multiple international journals, where he diligently reviews research papers.

At Thomson Fertility Centre, we understand that the path to parenthood is a profound journey, laden with emotional and physical challenges. Dr. Balaji and our dedicated team of clinicians, nurses, embryologists, and administrative staff are deeply committed to guiding and supporting you throughout your Assisted Reproduction journey.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Dr. Ethiraj Balaji Prasath’s specialty?

Dr Ethiraj Balaji Prasath specializes in Fertility.

What are Dr. Ethiraj Balaji Prasath’s qualifications?

Dr. Ethiraj Balaji holds a MSc (Special Zoology) and a PhD in Reproductive Biology.

How long has Dr. Ethiraj Balaji Prasath been practicing in the field of reproductive medicine?

Dr. Balaji Prasath has 22 years of experience as a clinical embryologist.

What are some notable achievements of Dr. Ethiraj Balaji Prasath at Thomson Fertility Centre?

Dr. Ethiraj Balaji Prasath has achieved several milestones, including Singapore’s first pregnancy and live birth via Laser Assisted Hatching and the world’s first live birth from frozen-thawed embryos obtained after maturing in the lab (In-Vitro Maturation).

How can I contact Thomson Fertility Centre for an appointment or inquiries?

You can contact Thomson Fertility Centre at Paragon Medical Centre, #19-01, 290 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238859, by phone at 6252 7766, or via email at [email protected]. Their opening hours are Mon to Fri 8:30am – 5pm and Sat 8:00am – 12:30pm. They are closed on Sundays and public holidays.

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