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Dr Rajeev Ramachandran

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  • Senior Consultant, Division of General Ambulatory Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Department of Paediatrics, Khoo Teck Puat - National University Children's Medical Institute, National University Hospital


MBBS (India), DCH, MD (India), MD (USA), FAAP (USA), Dip. American Board (Paeds), Certificate in Medical & Health Professions Education (NUS)


Paediatric Medicine

Clinical Disciplines/Programmes:

Paediatrics - General Ambulatory Paediatrics & Adolescent Medicine (Baby Checks,Vaccinations, Common Childhood Illnesses)

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Dr Rajeev Ramachandran graduated with MBBS in 1996 and further obtained his paediatric postgraduate qualifications in 1999 from the University of Calicut, India. He completed paediatric residency training at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), USA, and is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. He is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. 

Dr Ramachandran has received several academic awards during his training in India and USA. He has attended several national and international conferences and has presented on various topics. He has also published many articles.

Dr Ramachandran has completed advanced specialist training and received his paediatric specialist accreditation in Singapore. His specialty interests include general paediatrics and eating disorders in adolescents. Dr Ramachandran also partakes in undergraduate and postgraduate paediatric teaching and family medicine resident training.
He is currently practising as a Senior Consultant in the Division of General Ambulatory Paediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, Department of Paediatrics, National University Hospital. He is also an Assistant Professor at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore. He is in the Faculty for NUHS Paediatric residency programme and Family Medicine residency programme. Dr Ramachandran is the site director at NUH for the NHG-Family Medicine residency programme. His professional memberships include the American Academy of Pediatrics, Singapore Paediatric Society and Academy of Eating Disorders.

Journals & Publications

  1. Koh LJ, Goh LG, Ramachandran Rajeev; Henoch-Schonlein Purpura presenting as abdominal pain before purpura: A Case Report, The Singapore Family Physician, Jan-March 2015; 41(1): 59-61
  2. Megha Jasm, Poh Chong Chan, Rajeev Ramachandran ; Health Survey for Adolescents – A brief, Non Obligatory Questionnaire Used as a Screening Tool for the Identification of “At Risk” Adolescents in a Paediatric Inpatient Setting, at a Tertiary Health Care Centre in Singapore. Journal of Adolescent Health, 58(2):S51.Feb.2016. DOI:
  3. Ramachandran Rajeev, Sajini Mary Varughese; Febrile neutropenia - Can it be Cyclic neutropenia? , 10.7199/ped.oncall.2017.6
  4. Dr Khor Huiyi Joanne, A/Prof Goh Lee Gan, Dr Rajeev Ramachandran: Recurrent severe vomiting in a 7 year old boy, The Singapore Family Physician Oct - Dec. 2017; 43(4): 40-43
  5. Lisa Wong, Lee Gan Goh, Rajeev Ramachandran: Family-based therapy for anorexia nervosa: results from a 7-year longitudinal Singapore study Eating and Weight Disorders -Studies on Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity (2019).;
  6. Rajeev Ramachandran, Jean Y.Y. Tan, Lee Gan Goh; Antibiotic Unresponsive Cervical Lymphadenopathy and Node First Presentation of Kawasaki Disease Indian Journal of Pediatrics (2019),
  7. Rajeev Ramachandran, Acute cervical lymphadenopathy in a child, Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 2019; 55(3): 370-371, DOI:10.1111/jpc.1_14317;
  8. Dr Rajeev Ramachandran, A/Prof John Wong Chee Meng: Eating Disorders In Adolescents – Physical and Psychiatric Perspectives. The Singapore Family Physician, April-June 2019; 45(5): 24-27
  9. Rajeev Ramachandran, Clarice Chong, Goh Lee Gan: Teaching Family Medicine Approach in Paediatrics with A Patient Having Genetic Syndrome – A Case Study. The Asia Pacific Scholar (TAPS), 2019
  10. Dr Audrey YY Han, Dr Rajeev Ramachandran, A/Prof Goh Lee Gan, Adolescent Eating Disorder In Primary Care – A Case Study, The Singapore Family Physician, 2019

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Singapore Paediatric Society
  • Academy of Eating Disorders

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