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Prof Ruban from SGH

Assoc Prof Ruban Poopalalingam

​MBBS, MMed (Anaes)

Senior Consultant

Senior Consultant, Dept of Anaesthesiology, Deputy Chairman, Medical Board & Chairman, Div of Anaesthesiology and Preioperative Medicine

Specialty: Anaesthesiology

Sub-specialties: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia

Clinical Appointments

  • Chairman, Div of Anaesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital
  • Senior Consultant Anaesthesiology Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital
  • Senior Consultant Department of Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia National Heart Centre SingaporeNational Heart Centre Singapore
  • Deputy Chairman, Medical Board Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital

Academic Appointments

  • Programme Director SingHealth Duke-NUS Anaesthesiology & Perioperative Sciences Academic Clinical Programme

Profile

Dr Ruban did his anaesthesiology training at various hospitals in Singapore. Subsequently, he completed a fellowship in thoracic anaesthesia at Toronto General Hospital.

He is currently a member of the cardiothoracic service and lung transplantation team. He is a visiting consultant to the Department of Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia at National Heart Centre Singapore. His clinical interest includes thoracic anaesthesia, lung transplantation, airway management and medical education.

Education

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Chairman, Div of Anaesthesiology and Preioperative Medicine
  • Program Director, SingHealth Anaesthesiology Residency Program 
  • Director, Training and Education 
  • FANZCA Supervisor of Training 
  • Anaesthesiology Specialist Training Committee - Training and Education  
  • Clinical Senior Lecturer, YLL School of Medicine, National University of Singapore 
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School Singapore 
  • Singapore General Hospital Proceedings editorial board 

Awards

  • ​Singapore Society of Anaesthesiologists Gold Medal 1997 
  • Human Manpower Development Program Award in Thoracic Anaesthesia 2002

Publications and Research Trials

Research Trials