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Dr Nair Dinesh

Dr Nair Dinesh
Dr Nair Dinesh
  • Heart Matters Medical Centre Pte Ltd

    Address

    3 Mount Elizabeth #16-08
    Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre
    Singapore 228510

    Tel
    Fax
    6836 1883
  • Heart Matters Medical Centre Pte Ltd

    Address

    38 Irrawaddy Road #07-30
    Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre
    Singapore 329563

    Tel
    Fax
    6339 1771
  • Specialty

    • Cardiology
  • Qualifications

    • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, National University of Ireland, Galway
    • Member of the Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom
    • Fellow of the Academy of Medicine of Singapore (Cardiology)
    • Fellow of the American College of Cardiology
    • Fellow of the College of Chest Physicians
    • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, UK
    • Fellow of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions
    • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London
    • Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology
  • Languages Spoken

    • English
    • German
    • Hokkien
    • Malay/Indonesian
    • Mandarin
    • Tamil

Background

  • Dr Dinesh Nair is a cardiologist practising at Mount Elizabeth Hospitals, Singapore. His subspecialty is interventional cardiology and he has special interests in percutaneous valve therapy, and complex angioplasty and stenting procedures.
  • 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 awarded the Health Manpower Development Programme (HMDP) government scholarship by the Ministry of Health (MOH) of Singapore to train at the Helios Heart Centre, Siegburg in Germany. There, he 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 is a visiting consultant to the Johns Hopkins Singapore International Medical Centre and the Department of Cardiology in Tan Tock Seng Hospital. 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.

Awards

  • Service Champion Award 2006, National Healthcare Group
  • Fellow of The Health Manpower Development Plan 2007, Singapore
  • Excellent Service Award 2008, Silver Award - Tan Tock Seng Hospital
  • Excellent Service Award 2009, Gold Award - Tan Tock Seng Hosp

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