About Dr Sriram Shankar
Fellowship and accreditation
- MBBS (Chennai, India)
- FRCS (England)
- FAMS (Singapore)
- Dr Sriram Shankar is a cardiothoracic surgeon who practices at Singapore’s Gleneagles Hospital.
Adult cardiothoracic surgery, adult vascular surgery, paediatric cardiothoracic surgery, and paediatric vascular surgery are his areas of concern.
He completed his cardiothoracic surgery training at Middlesex Hospital in London and later worked at the Brompton Hospital, Harefield Hospital in Uxbridge, and the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford. Dr Shankar is a Senior Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon at the National Heart Centre in addition to his practices at Gleneagles and Mount Elizabeth Hospitals.
- Dr Sriram Shankar was the 1978 recipient of the Dr Rama Rao Gold Medal in Anatomy, the 1980 recipient of the First Prize of Honor in Microbiology, and the 2001 recipient of the Service Quality Bronze Medal.
Dr Shankar relocated to Singapore in September 1990, but returned to England in 1995 to pursue additional specialization. He spent a year with Dr William J Brawn FRCS and Dr B Sethia, FRCS at Birmingham’s Children’s Hospital during this period. Dr Shankar has also been instrumental in the establishment of the Paediatric Cardiothoracic service at the KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, where he served as Head of Services until March 2009.
Dr Shankar has ample experience performing off-pump procedures for patients with Coronary Artery Disease, having completed over 1000 of these procedures. He is qualified and experienced in performing valve restoration procedures on both children and adults. He has had excellent results performing surgery on patients with aortic disease, especially aneurysms and acute type 1 aortic dissection.
Additionally, Dr Shankar has authored and published many journals.
Dr Sriram Shankar Appointment Process
Appointment Number (For Serial): Appointment and medical enquiry: +65 6575 7575, Appointment Hospital mainline Tel: +65 6473 7222, Central Patient Assistance Centre 24-Hour Helpline: +65 6735 5000, WhatsApp us and get an appointment within 24 hours Tel: +65 8111 9777 (For specialist appointment booking only. WhatsApp messaging service is available in English and operates from Monday to Friday, 9am- 5pm.) For Online Appointment : Click here
Chamber Name & Address: Gleneagles Hospital Singapore, 6A Napier Road, Singapore 258500.