About Dr Vishalkumar G Shelat
Specialty: Hepatopancreatobilliary Surgery
Designation: Senior Consultant
Qualification: MBBS, MMed (Gen Surg), MRCSEd (Gen Surg), FRCS, FAMS, MCI(NUS)
Clinical Interests: Hepato-Pancreatico-Biliary Surgery
- Dr Vishalkumar G Shelat is a Senior Consultant in Tan Tock Seng Hospital’s Department of General Surgery.
- Dr Vishalkumar G Shelat earned his bachelor’s degree in medicine (1999) and master’s degree in surgery (2003) from Gujarat University in India. He passed the national surgical examinations and was awarded a DNB (General Surgery) in 2003. He was then appointed as an Assistant Professor in General Surgery at Ahmedabad’s Civil Hospital. He obtained his MRCSEd in 2005 and served for two years in the United Kingdom’s National Health Service prior to moving to Singapore.
- In 2007, Dr Vishalkumar G Shelat completed a one-year Clinical Fellowship in HPB and Liver Transplantation at National University Hospital and earned the ECOT Hesperis Diploma in Organ Transplantation. He completed Advanced Surgical Training in 2012 and was elected to the Academy of Medicine as a Fellow (FAMS). He earned an HMDP grant to undergo advanced laparoscopic HPB surgery at Southampton General Hospital in the United Kingdom (2014-5). Dr Vishal passed the HPB surgery exam administered by UEMS and was elected a Fellow of the European Board of HPB Surgery in 2014. In 2015, he was awarded a Davies Foundation Trust Traveling Fellowship to pursue a fellowship in robotic pancreas surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
- Dr Vishalkumar G Shelat is the Program Director for the TTSH-PGY1 surgical residency program and a member of the Core Faculty of the NHG-APL surgical residency program. He enjoys teaching and has received a Certificate of Commendation from the National University of Singapore and the NHG Clinician Teacher award. He is currently employed as a Clinical Senior Lecturer at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine in Singapore and as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine in Singapore. Dr. Vishal also earned a Master in Clinical Investigation from NUS via a MOH-NRF Scholarship. He has over 120 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters to his credit, with an H-index of 27. He is actively interested in surgical quality management and was awarded the American College of Surgeons – NSQIP Visiting Scholarship. Additionally, Dr. Vishal holds a Diploma in Tissue Banking and mentors surgical residents interested in clinical research. He is also the founding Director of Tan Tock Seng Hospital’s Surgical Sciences Training Center and serves on the editorial board of many international surgical journals. Simultaneously, he serves on the International College of Surgeons’ governing council and represents Singapore in the World Society of Emergency Surgery. He is a member of the Singapore Chapter of General Surgeons of the Singapore College of Surgeons and the Treasurer of the Singapore HPB Association.
Dr Vishalkumar G Shelat Appointment Process
Appointment Number (For Serial): Phone: +65 6256 6011, General Enquiries: 6256 6011, Centralised Appointment Lines: 6357 7000, 9635 1421 (for local SMS), Billing Enquiries: 6407 8128, Emergency Department: 6357 8754, TTSH Community Fund: 6357 2500. For Online Appointment : Click here
Chamber Name & Address: Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH), 11 Jln Tan Tock Seng, Singapore 308433.