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Adj Asst Prof Chandran Rajkumar

Adj Asst Prof Chandran

MBBS, MD, FRCA, CCT (Anaesthesia), MBA

Senior Consultant

Changi General Hospital

Specialty: Anaesthesia

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Anaesthesia.

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Anaesthesia & Surgical Intensive Care Changi General HospitalChangi General Hospital

Profile

Dr Chandran is a Senior Consultant with the Department of Anaesthesia and Surgical Intensive Care at Changi General Hospital (CGH). He obtained his MBBS in 1999 before attaining his FRCA in 2007 and his CCT in 2010.

Previously, Dr Chandran worked as a consultant anaesthetist at Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board, Swansea, U.K. He has been involved in various quality improvement and administrative activities such as maintenance of competency, emergency airway service as well as the tracheostomy care committee.

Education

  • 2011 - MBA (Master in Business Administration, University of Wales, UK)
  • 2010 - CCT Anaesthesia ( Certification of Completion of Training in Anaesthesia, General Medical Council, UK)
  • 2007 - FRCA ( Fellow of Royal College of Anaesthestists, UK)
  • 2002 - MD Anaesthesia
  • 1999 - MBBS

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor - Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine Faculty
  • Chairman - High Alert Medication Work Group ( Medication Safety Committee), 2017
  • Chairman - Mortality and Morbidity Committee, Department of Anaesthesia and Surgical Intensive Care, 2016
  • Co-Chairman - Multidisciplinary Tracheostomy Committee, 2013
  • Faculty - ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support)
  • Faculty - CCRISP (Care of Critically Ill Surgical Patient)
  • Member - CGH Research Committee, 2014 to 2017
  • Member - IPSG 1,2,3 & MMU Workgroup, 2016
  • Member - Medical Audit Committee, 2016
  • Physician Faculty - Anaesthesia Residency Program

Awards

  • 2017 - Singapore Medical Journal Reviewer Recognition Awards
  • 2016 - Singapore Medical Journal Reviewer Recognition Awards
  • 2014 - RISE Award: SingHealth Anaesthesia Residency Training Program
  • 2014 - Best Educator Award, Changi General Hospital
  • 2014 - Silver Award: Eastern Health Alliance Caring Awards
  • 2014 - Eureka Award: MTP at level 1, Changi General Hospital
  • 2013 - Gold Award: Changi General Hospital Quality Improvement – MTP at level 1
  • 2013 - Gold Award: Changi General Hospital Quality Improvement – Non Operating Room Anaesthesia

Research Interests

Publications

Chandran R, DeSousa KA. Human factors in anaesthetic crisis. World J Anesthesiol 2014; 3(3): 203-212

• DeSousa KA, Chandran R. Intrathecal morphine for postoperative analgesia: Current trends. World J Anesthesiol 2014; 3(3): 191-202

• DeSousa K, Chandran R. Intrathecal morphine vs femoral nerve block for postoperative-analgesia after total knee arthroplasty: A two-year retrospective analysis. World J Anesthesiol 2016; 5(3): 67-72

Research Trials