Dr. Jaideepraj Rao
Head and Senior Consultant
Upper Gastro-Intestinal and Minimal Access Surgery Unit
Tan Tock Seng Hospital
MBBS, MRCS(edin), MMed, FRCSEd, FAMS
Dr. Jaideepraj Rao completed his basic and advanced surgical training in Singapore and underwent his fellowship in advanced laparoscopic and robotic surgery in Korea.
Currently, Dr. Rao serves as the Head and Senior Consultant of the Upper Gastro-Intestinal and Minimal Access Surgery Unit in Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH). He is also the Director of the Bariatric Surgery Program in the hospital’s Department of General Surgery.
In the field of academics, Dr. Rao is actively involved in clinical research and has published several articles in peer-reviewed journals. He is also involved in teaching and is a core faculty of the Surgical Residency Program in Singapore. In addition, he is a Clinical Teacher at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore.
Active in the professional organizations in his field, Dr. Rao is a member of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders, Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of Asia, and an international honorary member of the Korean Laparoscopic Gastrointestinal Surgery Society. He is also one of the founding members of the Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society of Singapore.