Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sriram Narayanan

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ASSOC. PROF. DR SRIRAM NARAYANAN is a senior consultant vascular and endovascular surgeon performing complex venous interventions and varicose vein surgery, thoracic and abdominal aortic endovascular repairs for aortic aneurysms, peripheral vascular re-vascularization for diabetic and non-diabetic arterial disease and dialysis access surgery. He has a special interest in deep vein thrombosis, venous angioplasty and stenting, pelvic congestion syndrome in women and vascular erectile dysfunction in men.

Dr Narayanan obtained his medical degree from JIPMER, India in 1993 and basic surgical training at the Sir JJ Hospital, Mumbai, India leading to the Master of Surgery degree in 1997. He moved to the UK in 1997 for advanced surgical training and went on to train in Gastro-intestinal, Thoracic and Hepatobiliary surgery in Liverpool and Cornwall followed by 2 years of research in Transplantation at Nottingham.

He was selected for the All Wales Higher Surgical Training Program in Cardiff in 2002 with sub-specialty training in vascular surgery. In 2008, Dr Narayanan was awarded a senior vascular and endovascular fellowship at the Imperial College, London under Professor Alun Davies (Chair of Academic Vascular Surgery, Imperial College of Medicine), training at the Charing Cross and St Mary’s Hospital Vascular Units. He has also trained in minimally invasive vascular surgery with fellowships at the European Institute of Telesurgery at Strasbourg, France and at Park Krankenhaus Leipzig Heart hospital, Germany.

Following completion of his fellowship training, he was appointed as a Consultant vascular surgeon at the University Hospital of North Staffordshire in April 2010. He left this post to move to Singapore in March 2011 as a consultant vascular surgeon at the Tan Tock Seng Hospital where he was the Chief of Vascular Surgery and a Core Faculty Member of the National Healthcare Group Surgical Residency program. He is an Adjunct Asst Professor to the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and an examiner for the final MBBS examinations.

Dr Narayanan has published on transplantation, vascular access, vascular and endovascular surgery and peer reviews for the International Journal of Surgery. He is the Chief Scientific Editor of the journal Wounds Asia. He is also the author of book chapters on “Angiosomes applications in critical limb ischemia” (2013) and “Diabetic Foot – the Asian Perspective” (2017). He was the first to describe the different vein anatomy in Asians, first to perform venous glue ablation for venous ulcers and is a key opinion leader, speaker and south-east Asian trainer for venous stenting, intravascular ultrasound and aortic surgery. He has co-supervised PhD and MSc research with Nanyang Technology University School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering on computer modelling of Asian aortic aneurysms. He is the current General Secretary of the Asian Venous Forum.