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Dr Rex Joseph Morais

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Senior Consultant, Department of Anaesthesia, National University Hospital
Assistant Professor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS
Special Interest:
Cardiothoracic and Vascular
National University Hospital
National University Health System
Following undergraduate training in St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore, India, Dr Rex Joseph Morais proceeded to the UK for specialist training in Anaesthesia.

From January 1989 to September 1996, Dr Rex was in full time adult and paediatric cardiac anaesthesia practice as Senior Medical Officer at the Grantham Hospital, Hong Kong, which housed the Cardiothoracic Surgery division of Hong Kong University.

Dr Rex was a Consultant anaesthetist at the North Middlesex Hospital from 1996 to 1997 as a generalist and intensivist.

Dr Rex was a Consultant, Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia at the Dubai Hospital, Dubai, UAE, from 1997 to 2008, as well as a Senior Lecturer in Anaesthesia (Hon): Department of Health and Medical Services - Dubai Medical College for Women - From April 2003. During this period, he had an active role in several quality initiatives including team leader for ‘Clinical Effectiveness’ in the Department of Health hospitals.

Dr Rex joined the anaesthesia department at NUH as consultant in December 2008.

Area of interest(s):
Adult and Pediatric cardiac anaesthesia
Simulation based training in cardiac anaesthesia – developing and implementing innovative methods in teaching.

Research and Publications


  1. Simulation Of Cardiopulmonary Bypass Management: An Approach To Resident Training : Rex J. Morais, Balakrishnan Ashokka, Chiang Siau, Lian Kah Ti
  2. Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia, 2014, Vol. 28, Issue 5, p1387–1392.
  3. Cardiac Anaesthesia Simulation Training (Cast): Rex Morais.  BMJ STEL 2015;1:43 doi:10.1136/bmjstel-2015-000044.9


Appt Tel:
+65 6777 5702