Dr. Prema Raj

General Surgery

Credentials MBBS M Med (Surgery) FRCS (Glasg) FRCS (Ed) FAMS
Language English
Background

Dr Jeyaraj Prema Raj is a Consultant Hepatobiliary, Pancreatic and General Surgeon at the Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre. He was previously the Head of Hepatobiliary Surgery at the Singapore General Hospital, a Senior Consultant at the Singapore General Hospital and Visiting Consultant in Liver Transplantation at the National University Hospital.

He received his MBBS (1982) and Master of Medicine (Surgery)(1987) from the National University of Singapore. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Glasgow)(1987), the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh)(1987) and the Academy of Medicine, Singapore (1995). He was also the Examiner for the Pakistani College of Surgeons in Karachi (1999).

Dr Raj is a member of the Mount Elizabeth Advisory Board, Chairman of the Quality Assurance Committee and a Member of the Board of Governors of CHIJ – Group of Schools. He was previously the Secretary for the Singapore Society for Transplantation, the Vice Chairman of the Chapter of Surgeons and Secretary for the Asian Transplantation Society Meeting (1999). He is currently the Secretary of the Council of the College of Surgeons Singapore and is the Surgical Director of Liver Transplantation at the Singapore General Hospital.

His area of interest is in Hepatobiliary, Pancreatic and Liver Transplantation and he has been the recipient of several grants related to the liver. His practice includes specialized areas such as complex biliary reconstruction, surgery for Klatskin Tumors, major liver surgery requiring hepatic vascular isolation, porto-caval shunting and major pancreatic operations. His general surgical practice includes surgery of the esophagus and stomach, colorectal surgery, laparoscopic surgery, breast surgery, piles surgery, lap band surgery, gastric bypass surgery and bile duct surgery.