MD, MMed (Surg), FRCS (Edin), BSc (Biomed Engineering)
Specialty: Surgical Oncology, Surgical Oncology
Sub-specialties: Head ＆ Neck, Thyroid, Salivary Glands
Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Head and Neck Cancer, Thyroid Cancer.
Dr Rena Dharmawan believes the with the right innovation, one can improve the lives of millions at a time. She is a Consultant at Division of Surgical Oncology in National Cancer Centre Singapore and Fellow in the SingHealth Duke-NUS Head and Neck Centre. Rena also holds a joint appointment as an Entrepeneur-in-Residence and Instructor at the Center of Technology and Development (CTeD) at Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore.
In 2014, she was one of four nationally-selected fellows in the Singapore-Stanford Biodesign (SSB) Programme, a year-long fellowship that aims to train and nurture the next generation of medical technology innovators for Singapore and Asia. After the fellowship, Rena co-founded 2 Singapore-based medtech startups: Privi Medical and Jaga-Me. Privi Medical is developing a safe, drug-free and comfortable solution to help millions of people suffering from early stage haemorrhoids manage their symptoms effectively in the comfort and privacy of their homes. Jaga-Me is an on-demand healthcare platform that enables people to live and age well in the comfort of home through the delivery of quality medical and nursing services.
Prior to medicine, Rena graduated summa cum laude with a BSc in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She then joined the inaugural batch and completed her medical degree at Duke-NUS Medical School (Singapore) in 2011.
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