A/Prof Shridhar Iyer is a Senior Consultant and Head, Division of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery and Surgical Director of Liver Transplant Programme at the National University Hospital. He graduated from Grant Medical College, Bombay University, India in 1994. He then underwent training in Surgical Oncology at the Tata Memorial Hospital; Mumbai. He was admitted as a Fellow to the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK in 1999. He completed Advanced Specialty training in General Surgery at the National University Hospital in 2005 and admitted as a Fellow to the College of Surgeons, Academy of Medicine of Singapore.
As a recipient of the Human Manpower Development Programme (HMDP) scholarship in 2006, A/Prof Shridhar Iyer went to pursue a Fellowship in Liver surgery and Liver transplantation at the Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan. He trained in different aspects of liver, biliary surgery and living donor liver transplantation. He has published over 60 articles in peer reviewed scientific journals and over 100 presentations at international meetings. His research interests are HPB diseases and different aspects of living donor liver transplantation and has secured several competitive grants.
He has a keen interest in surgical education and served as the programme director for general surgery residency programme from 2010 to 2018. He successfully led the first ACGME-I accreditation for General Surgery residency outside of United states. He Initiated, developed and designed a comprehensive surgical skills training curriculum for general surgery training.
He is the Founding Member of the Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (Singapore).
He has led several quality improvement projects in the hospital including reducing length of stay and efficient discharge processes. He has developed clinical pathways and protocols for patients undergoing liver transplantation. He has contributed actively to the development of Adult Living Donor Liver transplant programme and Donor Surgery for Pediatric Living Donor Liver Transplant at the National University Hospital, Singapore.