Dr. Dinesh Nair
|Credentials||MBBCh BAO (Ire) MRCP(UK) FRCP FAMS (S'pore) FESC FACC FCCP FSCAI FRCP(Edin)|
|Language||English,Mandarin Chinese,Bahasa Melayu,Tamil,Bahasa Indonesia,Hokkien Dialect, German, Malayalam|
Dr Dinesh Nair graduated in 1996 from the National University of Ireland, Galway, and worked in several hospitals in Ireland and the United Kingdom (UK). He then returned to Singapore to complete his Cardiology Advanced Specialty Training at the National Heart Centre (NHC). He worked as a Cardiologist in NHC before moving to Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) in 2006, where he was the Director of the Coronary Care Unit.
He was sent for the Higher Manpower Development Programme (HMDP) training on a Singapore Government scholarship to the Helios Heart Centre, Siegburg in Germany, where he was trained in advanced Interventional Cardiology with Prof Eberhard Grube, one of the pioneers of Interventional Cardiology. The centre is one of the premiere centres worldwide for “first-in-man trials” of numerous cardiac devices and procedures, including percutaneous valve implantation, novel arterial stents and cutting-edge coronary imaging techniques.
Dr Nair currently admits and manages patients in Mount Elizabeth Hospital and Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital. He also sees patients in Gleneagles Hospital, Parkway East Hospital and is currently a visiting Consultant to Johns Hopkins Singapore International Medical Centre Pte Ltd and the Department of Cardiology in Tan Tock Seng Hospital.
His subspecialty within Cardiology is in Interventional Cardiology and he has a special interest in Percutaneous Valve therapies and Complex Angioplasty/ Stenting procedures. He teaches and gives lectures at various International conferences and has published scientific papers in the field of Cardiology. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine of Singapore, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, American College of Cardiology, European Society of Cardiology and the American Society of Cardiac Angiology and Intervention.