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Dr Rajendra Tiruchelvarayan

Dr Rajendra Tiruchelvarayan
Dr Rajendra Tiruchelvarayan
  • Spine Neuro Specialist Centre Pte Ltd


    6 Napier Road #08-08
    Gleneagles Medical Centre
    Singapore 258499

  • 專科

    • 神经外科
  • 資格

    • MBBS,
    • FRCS(Neurosurgery)(UK)
  • 口语能力

    • 英语


  • Dr Raj is a Senior Consultant Neurosurgeon at Spine Neuro Specialist Centre, based in Gleneagles Medical Centre. He treats a wide range of General Neurosurgical Conditions, and his two areas of sub-speciality include: spine surgery and children’s neurosurgery.
  • Prior to starting his Gleneagles Practice, Dr Raj practiced as a Senior Consultant Neurosurgeon at Singapore General Hospital, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital and also Tan Tock Seng Hospital(NNI). He performed surgery such as Excision of Brain tumors and Sweaty Palms Thoracoscopic surgery. Dr Raj also treats many patients with back and neck pain. He also manages patients with complex spine problems, and pioneered the use of intra-operative neuronavigation(iCT) in Singapore General Hospital. Then, using this improved technique, he successfully performed the largest number of Thoracic Spine Pedicle Screw Instrumentation in the region, with results published in the British Journal of Neurosurgery 2012.
  • Asides from performing complex spine surgery, he is active in teaching the next generation of spine surgeons, and has conducted numerous spine workshops and lectures in the UK, Switzerland, Saudi Arabia, Korea, Vietnam, Thailand and Malaysia. He was also invited to perform a live spine surgery demonstration in Hanoi, Vietnam(Hospital 108). Dr Raj was appointed Director of Spine Surgery of the National Neuroscience Institute(NNI) in 2013.
  • The other subspeciality of Dr Raj is pediatric neurosurgery. He treats patients with head injury, hydrocephalus, brain tumors and spinal problems. His experience in minimally invasive neuro-endoscopic surgery has also been published in peer reviewed journals.
  • Conditions he treats include back and neck pain, cervical spondylosis, head injuries and hydrocephalus. He also performs surgeries like brain tumour removal, cervical surgery, cervical disc replacement, paediatric neurosurgery, spine surgery and sweaty palm thoracoscopic surgery. Besides clinical practice, Dr Raj also teaches medical students, and is an adjunct assistant professor at the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School.