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Dr Abhiram Kanneganti

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  • Associate Consultant, Division of Gynaecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, National University Hospital
  • Associate Consultant, NUWoC Women's Clinic, Jurong Medical Centre


MBBS (Singapore), M.Med (O&G), MRCS (Edin), MRCOG, DWD (CAW)


Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Clinical Disciplines/Programmes:

Gynaecologic Oncology

Special Interests:

Cancer Genetics, General Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Gynaecological Preinvasive Diseases, Minimally Invasive Surgery 


Dr Kanneganti Abhiram graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2012. He was admitted as a member to Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh) in 2014 and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in 2022. He underwent his specialist training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the National University Hospital (NUH) and obtained a Master of Medicine (Obstetrics and Gynaecology) from NUS in 2022.

Dr Kanneganti's practice encompasses all aspects of obstetrics and gynaecology. He strongly believes in individualised treatment for his patients and strives to personalise the care that he provides. He is competent in minimally invasive surgery and has special interests in the management of precancerous conditions in women and cervical cancer prevention.

He has been involved in research in various aspects of obstetrics and gynaecology and has been recognised with the NUHS Residency Research Award. As a strong proponent for education, he is a core faculty member of the NUH Obstetrics & Gynaecology Residency Programme and is the current Site Director for the Family Medicine Residency training at this department. He has been recognised with several teaching awards and the Healthcare Education Research Award in 2021. He has deep interests in simulation training to improve the safety and competency of care for pregnant women.


  • 2024 - Asia-Oceanic Federation of Obstretrics and Gynecology Mizuno-Ratnam Young Gynaecologist Award
  • 2023 - Merit Award, Incredible Care QIX Project Winner
  • 2022 - Junior Doctor Teaching Award
  • 2021 - NUHS Residency Research Award (Bronze)
  • 2021 - NUHS Healthcare Education Research Award
  • 2020 - Obstetrical & Gynaecological Society of Malaysia Challenge 2020 Winner
  • 2020 - Junior Clinician Mentor Award

Journals & Publications

  1. A*, Kanneganti A*, Wong JLJ, Li SW, Choolani M. A Reasoned Approach Towards Administering COVID-19 Vaccines to Pregnant Women. Prenat Diagn 2021; 41(8);1018-35. DOI: 10.1002/pd.5985. Top downloaded article in Prenatal Diagnosis 2021-2022
  2. Kanneganti A*, Tan BYQ*, Tan M, et al. The Effect of COVID-19 Endemicity on the Mental Health of Healthcare Workers. J. Am. Med. Dir. Assoc 2022; 23(3);4015-13. DOI: 10.1016/j.jamda.2022.01.059
  3. Lee JY, Wang YL, Kanneganti A, Wong LA. Imperforate Hymen Presenting with Acute Retention of Urine Diagnosed on Point-of-Care Ultrasound. Emerg Med Australas 2022;34;295-6. DOI: 10.1111/1742-6723.13935
  4. Kanneganti A, Lwin S, Su LL. Pituitary Apoplexy in Pregnancy. J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2023;45(8):541-2. DOI: 10.1016/j.jogc.2021.04.010
  5. Lee RJ, Yap JJY, Kanneganti A, et al. Blueprinting and Auditing a Postgraduate Medical Education Programme – Lessons from COVID-19. The Asia Pacific Scholar 2023;8(3);35-44. DOI: 10.29060/TAPS.2023-8-3/OA2876
  6. Yip JY*, Kanneganti A*, Huang ZW, et al. Optimizing intrauterine insemination and expectant management in women with unilateral hydrosalpinx or tubal pathology: Systematic review and meta-analysis. Eu J Obstet Gynecol Repro Bio 2023;286;135-44. DOI: 10.1016/j.ejogrb.2023.05.024
  7. Kanneganti A*, Gosavi AT*, Chen CK, Biswas A, et al. Fetal congenital heart diseases: Diagnosis by anatomical scans, echocardiography, and genetic tests. Ann Acad Med Singap 2023;52;420-31. DOI: 10.47102/annals-acadmedsg.2022472
  8. Chen KX, Lee C, Kanneganti A, Tan BYQ, Tan LF, et al; Impact of safety culture domains on burnout of healthcare workers during COVID-19 in Singapore: A multi-group structural equation modelling analysis; Asia-Pac J Public Health 2023;35(8);583-5. DOI: 10.1177/10105395231197902
  9. Kanneganti A*, Tan BYQ*, Nik Ab Rahman NH, et al. Safety Attitudes, Burnout, and Wellbeing Amongst Healthcare Workers during the COVID-19 pandemic – An Indo-Pacific Regional Cross-Sectional Study. Singapore Med J 2023,64(11);667-76. DOI: 10.11622/smedj.2022014
  10. Tang S, Tan BYQ, Kanneganti A; Stress and burnout amongst mental health professional in Singapore during COVID-19 Endemicity; PLoS ONE 2024; 19(1);e0296798. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0296798

Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
  • Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh)
  • Obstetrical and Gynaecological Society of Singapore
  • Singapore Medical Association
  • Council Member: The Society of Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology of Singapore 

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