Associate Professor Shridhar Iyer is a Senior Consultant with the Department of General Surgery, Division of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery 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 renowned Tata Memorial Hospital; Mumbai. He was admitted as a Fellow to the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK in 1999. He moved to Singapore in 2001 to pursue his interest in Hepatobiliary Surgery and Liver transplantation. 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 Healthcare Manpower Development Programme (HMDP) scholarship in 2006, Associate Professor Shridhar Iyer went to pursue a Fellowship in Liver surgery and Liver transplantation at the Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan, renowned for its living donor liver transplantation program. Under the mentorship of Professor Chen Chao-Long he trained in different aspects of liver, biliary surgery and living donor liver transplantation.
His research interests are liver regeneration mechanisms, ischemia reperfusion injury of liver and different aspects of living donor liver transplantation. He has several peer-reviewed publications in scientific journals and presentations at international meetings. He has received a best paper award at World Congress of Digestive Surgery in 2005 at Yokohama, Japan.