|  Find a Doctor   |  Getting to NUHCS   | Appointment   | Contact Us   | Newsroom  |  Make a Gift  | About NUHS  | Protecting Your Data

Home > Our Doctors > Our Doctors > Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery > Dr Dharmaraj Rajesh Babu

Dr Dharmaraj Rajesh Babu

MBBS(Rajiv Gandhi), MRCS(Ire), MMed(Surg)(NUS), MCI(NUS), FRCS(Edin)

Consultant Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, NUHCS

Director Clinical Services Department of CTVS, NUHCS


Dr Dharmaraj Rajesh Babu graduated from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Science in 2004. During his internship training in 2004, he developed a keen interest in Vascular Surgery during his work with Prof Sanjay Desai. He then decided on a career in Vascular Surgery. He moved to Singapore in 2006 and got into the Advanced Specialty Training in General and Vascular Surgery. He gained valuable experience in Vascular Surgery during his Advanced Specialty Training years at National University Hospital.


He also spent a year as Specialist Senior Registrar and gained valuable experience in Vascular Surgery at Christchurch Hospital , New Zealand. He completed his specialist training and became a fellow with Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh in March 2013. He was then appointed Consultant of Vascular and Endo Vascular Surgery, Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, National University Health System. He also has keen interest in research and has obtained a Masters in Clinical Research from National University of Singapore.


He is an active member of various professional organizations and societies including:

Singapore Medical Association

Society for Vascular and Endovascular Surgery of Singapore

Vascular Society of India

Society of Dialysis Access Specialists

Asia Pacific Association for Diabetic Limb Problems

International Society of Endovascular Specialists


Dr Rajesh is also actively involved in Undergraduate and Postgraduate teaching at the National University Health system and is currently a Clinical Lecturer at Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. He also served as a Lecturer in Surgery at Christchurch Medical School, University of Otago, New Zealand from 2009 to 2010. He has full registration with Indian Medical Council, New Zealand Medical Council, Singapore Medical Council and General Medical Council UK. He also has published in New Zealand Medical journal, European journal of Vascular and Endo Vascular Surgery and Injury. He has also presented in many international vascular surgery conferences and contributed as faculty.


Specialty Interest(s)


  • Arterial Diseases
  • Diabetic Limb Salvage
  • Open and Endovascular treatment Aortic Aneurysms

  • Aortic Dissections

  • Venous Diseases including Varicose veins

  • Renal Access Surgery




  1. Successful Endovascular Management of a Case of Aorto-oesophgeal Fistula presenting as Life Threatening Upper Gastrointestinal Bleed

    Arunesh Majumder, Rajesh B. Dharmaraj

    EJVES Short Reoorts (2018) 39,29-32

    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejvssr.2018.04.003

  2. Surgeon Modified Fenestrated Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Repair (F-EVAR) for Subacute Multifocal Mycotic Abdominal and Iliac Artery Saccular Aneurysms

    J.A. Sule *, R.B. Dharmaraj
EJVES Short Reports (2016) 32, 7e11 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejvssr.2016.03.007

  3. Post –traumatic recurrent acute pancreatitis – Successful treatment using laterl pancreatico- jejunostomy

    R. B. Dharmaraj, K. K. Madhavan
Injury Extra- June 2012(Vol 43, Issue 6, pages 37-39) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.injury.2012.03.013

  4. Cystic Adventitial Disease of the External Iliac Artery with Imaging Features of A Complicating Proximal Dissection

    R. B. Dharmarj , J . Griffin, A . Ramanathan, T . Buckenham EJVES Extra- June 2011(Vol .21, Issue 6, Pages e36-e38. DOI:10.1016/j.ejvsextra.2011.04.001)

  5. Medical image. A thrilling mass. Dharmaraj RB1, Samah AH, Griffin J, Ramanathan A. N Z Med J. 2010 Dec 17;123(1327):138-40.

  6. Medical image. Unusual case of thoracic outlet syndrome. Khashram M1, Dharmaraj RB, Ramanathan A, Buckenham T. N Z Med J. 2011 Mar 4;124(1330):78-80.



Back to Top