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Dr Dharmaraj Rajesh Babu

MBBS(Rajiv Gandhi), MRCS(Ire), M Med(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. After completing his basic surgical training in India, he moved to Singapore in 2006 and got into the Advanced speciality Training in General and Vascular Surgery. He gained valuable experience in Vascular Surgery during his advanced speciality training years at National University Hospital working with A/P Peter Robless and Dr Julian Wong.


He also spent a year as Specialist Senior Registrar and gained valuable experience in Vascular Surgery at Christchurch Hospital , New Zealand and worked with Prof Justin Roake, Mr David Lewis and Prof Tim Beckenham. He completed his specialist training and became a fellow with Royal college of Surgeons Edinburgh in March 2013. He was then appointed Associate 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.


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 also has presented in many international vascular surgery conferences.


Specialty Interest(s)


  • Arterial Diseases (Open and Endovascular Surgery Aortic Aneurysms)
  • Dissections Venous Diseases Renal Access Surgery




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

  2. 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.




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