Who is Dr Ganesh Ramalingam?

Dr. Ganesh Ramalingam is an expert general surgeon specializes in Trauma, Laparoscopic and bariatric surgery. He was born in Singapore and spent early years in Bahrain and Greece as his father was posted there. He was brought up in a Kampong (farm) in Sembawang. Later he moved to Raffles Institution where he qualified for GEP (Gifted education programme) and studied medicine at the National University of Singapore. He acquired post graduate degree specialized in surgery in Edinburgh. Later he did a yearlong fellowship in Trauma at Beilinson hospital, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tiqva, Israel, where he was trained in the management of wide range of complex trauma and surgical critical care. He is probably among the most renowned specialist in these three areas.

dr ganesh ramalingam

Then dr ganesh ramalingam is an expert in Bariatric surgery helping patient’s combat obesity. Since, overweight and obesity are leading risks for global deaths. WHO report states that the numbers have doubled since 1980.  Doctors specializing in this area have gained prominence and are in high demand. He formerly worked as consultant at the Khoo Yong Loo Lin School of medicine, NUS. He helped develop the weight management and Bariatric surgery center in Alexandra Hospital and KTPH in 2001 and he owns the credit as founding committee member of the obesity and metabolic surgical society in Singapore.

Academic Background of Dr Ganesh Ramalingam

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of surgery, National University of Singapore
  • Master of medicine, National university , Singapore
  • Member of the Royal College of Surgeon , Edinburgh
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh