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Dr Ramesh Subramaniam

Dr Ramesh Subramaniam
Dr Ramesh Subramaniam
  • Centre for Sports and Shoulder and Elbow Surgery


    38 Irrawaddy Road #10-34/35
    Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre
    Singapore 329563

    6684 5829
  • Centre for Sports and Shoulder and Elbow Surgery (Parkway East Hospital)


    319 Joo Chiat Place #05-06/07
    Parkway East Medical Centre
    Singapore 427989


    6348 2606
  • Centre For Sports And Shoulder And Elbow Surgery


    3 Mount Elizabeth #16-10
    Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre
    Singapore 228510

    6738 2629
  • Specialty

    • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Qualifications

    • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, National University of Singapore
    • Master of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK
    • Master of Medicine (Orthopaedics), National University of Singapore
    • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (Orthopaedics), UK
  • Languages Spoken

    • Bahasa Indonesia
    • English
    • Malay
    • Mandarin
    • Spanish
    • Tamil


  • Dr Ramesh Subramaniam is an orthopaedic surgeon practising at Mount Elizabeth Hospitals and Parkway East Hospital, Singapore. He subspecialises in shoulder, knee and arthroscopic (minimally invasive) sports surgery.
  • Dr Ramesh obtained his medical degree from the National University of Singapore and completed his Masters degree in orthopaedic surgery in Singapore. He underwent advanced surgical training in orthopaedic surgery and obtained his Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in Trauma and Orthopaedics. He was awarded the Health Manpower Development Plan (HMDP) government scholarship to undertake a clinical fellowship in shoulder and knee surgery at the Santry Sports Surgery Clinic in Dublin, Ireland.
  • He was then awarded the Tan Tock Seng Scholarship to pursue a sports fellowship in knee surgery at the Hospital Quiron in Barcelona, Spain, under the supervision of Professor Ramon Cugat, who is a consultant for the Spanish soccer players. As part of this training, Dr Ramesh also spent time with the Mutualidad de Futbolistas Catalanes orthopaedic teams taking care of the soccer players in Barcelona and the Spanish province of Catalunya. He also completed a fellowship in shoulder surgery at the Hospital Del Mar in Barcelona. During his overseas fellowship training, Dr Ramesh was trained in arthroscopic joint reconstruction and joint replacement surgeries.
  • Dr Ramesh specialises in arthroscopic (minimally invasive) surgery of the knee, shoulder, hip and elbow, as well as management of shoulder instability, rotator cuff tears and hip conditions. He is also trained to perform knee, shoulder and elbow joint replacements.
  • He has demonstrated a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring of both undergraduate students and post-graduate doctors. He has been appointed as a clinical senior lecturer and then an adjunct assistant professor at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore. He is a faculty member of the National Healthcare Group Residency Programme and served as Chairman of the National Healthcare Group Hand Surgery Residency Programme Evaluation Committee. He has also given lectures and demonstrated surgery techniques at numerous international workshops and training courses for knee and shoulder surgery. As Fellowship Supervisor of Sports Surgery at Tan Tock Seng Hopital, he has mentored clinical fellows from India, Phillipines and Malaysia.
  • Dr Ramesh is well published with articles in international peer reviewed journals. He has also presented his work at podium presentations in international conferences.
  • In his limited leisure time, Dr Ramesh enjoys running, basketball and football. He is also an avid traveller. He is extremely passionate about community service and humanitarian efforts. He has volunteered with the Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation to perform pro-bono surgery in Indonesia. He has been involved in Indosin Bhakti Sosial (ISBS) with the Singapore Navy, to provide primary healthcare to villages in the Riau Islands, Indonesia. He has been awarded the Minister of Health Award for humanitarian relief work provided for the Yogjakarta earthquake in 2006.


  • Minister of Health Award for Yogjakarta Earthquake Relief (2006)
  • ASEAN – AOA Senior Travelling Fellowship, North America (2008)
  • ASEAN Junior Travelling Fellowship (2010)
  • Tan Tock Seng Scholarship Award (2011)
  • Tan Tock Seng Hospital Long Service Award (2016)

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