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Dr Sivaraman Pary

Dr Sivaraman Pary
Dr Sivaraman Pary
  • The Singapore Clinic For Kidney Diseases Pte Ltd

    Address

    3 Mount Elizabeth #08-01
    Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre
    Singapore 228510

    Tel
    Fax
    6735 3514
  • Kidney Life Centre

    Address

    38 Irrawaddy Road #08-26
    Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre
    Singapore 329563

    Tel
    Fax
    6250 2872
  • Specialty

    • Renal Medicine
  • Qualifications

    • MBBS (Singapore) 1989
    • MRCP (Internal Medicine)(United Kingdom) 1995
    • MMed (Internal Medicine)(Singapore) 1995
  • Languages Spoken

    • English

Background

  • Dr Pary obtained his undergraduate medical education from the National University of Singapore (NUS). He underwent training in General Internal Medicine (Basic Training) followed by Nephrology / Renal Medicine (Advance Training) at NUS.
  • He was awarded the Health Manpower Development Program scholarship by the Ministry of Health, Singapore to undergo further specialization in Kidney Transplantation. He trained under Dr David Landsberg and Dr Paul Keown in Vancouver from 1999 to 2000. The training program and centre was recognized and certified by the American Society of Transplantation for those intending to be specialists in Kidney Transplantation. There he immersed himself completely in the understanding of the total management of kidney transplant donors and recipients.
  • He returned to Singapore in 2000 has been instrumental in performing various complex transplantations including cross match positive kidney transplantation, high medical risk kidney recipients, etc. He was also very closely involved in the first Asian bone marrow kidney transplantation that resulted in a successful kidney transplantation without any long term immunosuppression.
  • Over the years he has successfully managed many complex post-transplant problems like hepatitis C, lymphoproliferative disorder, recurrent diseases, etc. Due to his immense experience in renal issues he was called on to provide almost total support to the management of renal problems for potential liver transplant candidates before and after liver transplantation.
  • With his strong knowledge, understanding and experience in the use of immune manipulating medications, Dr Pary has also managed various types of immune mediated kidney diseases including complex lupus nephritis, membranous nephritis, FSGS, IgA nephropathy etc
  • With his knowledge and skills in cutting edge therapies he has helped to salvage and stabilize the renal condition of many such patients. Dr Pary has also been strongly involved in helping charity-based dialysis programmes. He has been the Nephrologist in charge of the People's Dialysis Centre (a charity based hemodialysis program managed by the Khoo Foundation) since 2003. At this centre he has helped managed many medically complicated and elderly patients on haemodialysis. He has also been actively involved in the management of haemodialysis patients at one of the centres operated by another charity-based dialysis program managed by the Kidney Dialysis Foundation. During his tenure at the National University Hospital, Dr Pary was actively involved in providing an Evidence Based approach to the practice of medicine. He was an active member of the Evidence Based Medicine (EBM) subcommittee of the hospital and was involved in conducting training for local and regional doctors in EBM. He has also provided advice on various prescription medication related matters for the hospital and held the position of the Vice Chairman of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee.

Awards

  • Dr Pary is also a member in various local and international societies including the American Society of Nephrology, American Society of Transplantation and International Society of Transplantation, to name a few. He has presented clinic research articles regularly at international meetings organized by these societies. He has been invited by regional and international societies to give talks on various kidney or transplant related matters. He has also been invited by Pharmaceutical Industries to give talks for medical personnel and to train their staff.
  • Dr Pary served at various national committees in Singapore including the National Committee on Renal Care (that advises on the overall renal care program in Singapore), Specialist Training Committee (that oversees the training of nephrologists/renal medicine specialists in Singapore) and Transplant Advisory Committee (that oversees all types of transplantation in Singapore). He has also been involved in giving specialist advice to the Health Services Authority of Singapore on various renal related drugs.
  • Dr Pary Sivaraman brings to the private sector almost 20 years of medical experience from the public sector in managing all types of kidney and related problems. Even though Dr Pary Sivaraman has left the public sector health care system in February 2007, he continued to serve as the Director of the Adult Kidney Transplant Programme of the National University Hospital till the end of December 2007. He has also been asked to help guide and develop the Kidney service in Alexandra Hospital and serves as a Visiting Consultant at this hospital.
  • Dr Pary Sivaraman currently wants to focus primarily on providing a comprehensive and dedicated medical care to all types of kidney patients using his immense wealth of experience and knowledge gained over the years.
  • Current Position: Kidney and Transplant Physician, Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Health Manpower Development Program Scholarship, Ministry of Health Memberships
  • Member, American Society of Nephrology
  • Member, American Society of Transplantation
  • Member, International Society of Transplantation

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