Colorectal Care Specialists (CRCS)

General Surgery, Colorectal Surgery

Specialist(s) Dr. Ronnie Mathew
Dr. T. Ravintharan

About Us:

We are team of senior specialists providing care for Colorectal and General Surgical conditions. Our aim is to provide the highest quality healthcare for our patients with compassion, and treat them as we would do for our families. Additionally, our clinic’s affiliated senior specialists in Medical Oncology and Radiation Oncology adds to our care pathway for provision of chemotherapy and radiotherapy. All our clinic specialists, including specialist affiliates, are particularly chosen for their expertise and track-record. All our specialists have several decades of specialist experience in their fields.

The clinic is managed by our experienced clinic manager, who has been in the same clinic location for last 33 years. She is a trusted and compassionate member of our clinic team. Over the years, she has often become a close confidante to lot of our patients, with some of them going back a decade and more.

Our clinic aims to be the centre for all aspects of your Colorectal and General Surgical needs. Our ethos is to provide the best care for all our patients, at every step of their patient journey.

All our Clinic Specialists are carefully chosen with stringent criteria*:

  • Must be Senior Specialists in their field.
  • Must have at least 20 years of specialist experience. 
  • Have established track-record
  • Have ethos that put patients at the heart of their care delivery.

* We consider these criteria to be crucial in trying to deliver high quality health care for our patients.

Our Mission:

  • To provide the highest quality healthcare for all our patients.
  • To deliver patient centered holistic and compassionate care.
  • To be always be there for our patients, every step of the way.
Facilities and Services

Treatments and Services:

Colorectal Surgery

  1. Colorectal Surgery: Robotic and Laparoscopic Surgery
  2. Colon and Rectal Cancer: including Advanced and Recurrent cancers 
    Colonoscopy for:  

    • Screening and Surveillance for Colorectal Cancer  
    • Diagnostic Colonoscopy  
    • Therapeutic Colonoscopy (including for advanced Polypectomy, Diverticular bleed, Colonic strictures, Radiation proctitis).  
  3. Haemorrhoidal Treatment  
  4. Anal Fistula treatment: including for Complex and Recurrent fistula  
  5. Anal Fissure Treatment  
  6. Inflammatory Bowel Disease Management for: Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn’s disease, Indeterminate Colitis  
  7. Diverticular disease Management:  including Diverticulitis, Diverticular complications (Bleed, Stricture, Perforation, Fistula) 
  8. related to Diverticular disease  
  9. Functional Gut Disorders: Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Incontinence, Slow Transit Constipation  
  10. Pelvic Floor Disorders: Constipation/Incontinence, Rectal Prolapse, Pelvic Floor Dysfunction  
  11. Trans-Anal: Endoscopic Micro Surgery (TEMS, TEO) / Minimally Invasive Surgery (TAMIS)  
  12. Oncology treatments: Chemotherapy and Radiation Therapy (by affiliated Medical Oncologists and Radiation Oncologists)* 
  13. Stoma Services (provided by affiliated Stoma Therapist* 
  14. Genetics: Screening, Counselling (provided by affiliated  Geneticist* 
  15. Healthy Gut  

* Our affiliated specialists are carefully chosen for their seniority, expertise and track-record.

General Surgery

  1. General Surgery: Laparoscopic  
  2. Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy (Gall Bladder removal)  
  3. Laparoscopic Hernia Repair: various Hernias (Inguinal, Femoral, Incisional, Ventral, Umblical, Spigelian, Recurrent Complex Hernias)  
  4. Laparoscopic Appendicectomy  
  5. Upper Gastro-Intestinal Endoscopy (OGD)  
  6. Laparoscopic Operations for Gastric Cancers  
  7. Laparoscopic operations for Gastric Tumours: GIST, NE, Leiomyoma 
  8. Laparoscopic Operations for Small Bowel conditions and tumours 
  9. Laparoscopic Surgery for Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease and Hiatus Hernia  
  10. Laparoscopic Operations for bile duct stones 
  11. Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy  
  12. Laparoscopic Adhesiolysis 

Facilities and Access to: 

  • Clinic Consultation (at Colorectal Care Specialists Clinic: #14-15, Mt Elizabeth Medical Centre, Orchard) 
  • Minor Procedures can be undertaken at the dedicated Treatment Room of the Clinic 
  • Day Surgery 
  • Major Surgery:  
    • Robotic 
    • Laparoscopic 
    • Open 
  • Colonoscopy and Upper Gastro-Intestinal Endoscopy:  
    • Screening 
    • Surveillance 
    • Diagnostic  
    • Therapeutic 
  • Trans Anal: Endoscopic Micro Surgery/Minimally Invasive Surgery 
  • Medical Oncology for Chemotherapy 
  • Radiation Oncology for Radiation Therapy 
  • Stoma Care Services 
  • Wound Care Services 
  • Genetic Services for Hereditary Cancer and Familial Conditions: 
    • Testing 
    • Screening 
    • Counselling 
  • Healthy Gut  

Provision of care can be at any of the IHH Hospitals:

  • Mt Elizabeth Hospital Orchard 
  • Mt Elizabeth Novena Hospital 
  • Gleneagles Hospital 
  • Parkway East Hospital