About Dr Ravishankar K Diddapur

With over 20 years of experience, Dr. Ravishankar K. Diddapur is the founder and Senior Consultant Specialist Surgeon at Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery Singapore (SILS Centre).

Upon his obtainment of his Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) in 1986, and the completion of his Master of Surgery (MS, Gen Surg) shortly after, Dr. Ravishankar underwent specialist training in the United Kingdom where he honed his skills in Laparoscopic and Hepatobiliary surgeries, as well as in multiple organ transplantation such as the kidney, liver, pancreas and small bowel. In the UK he completed his CCST in General Surgery with sub-specialty interest in organ transplant, the Hesperis Diploma in Transplantation from the European College of Transplantation, and was admitted as a Fellow to the Royal Colleges of Surgeons.

In 2003, Dr. Ravishankar worked at the Singapore National University Hospital (NUH) in the Liver Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgery department as an Associate Consultant and promoted to Consultant shortly after. Concurrently, Dr. Ravishankar also held appointment as a Senior Clinical Lecturer for medical students during his time at NUH.

Launching his private practice at Gleneagles Hospital and Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital in 2009, Dr. Ravishankar has since been one of the most sought after surgeons, most notably for his experience in laparoscopic abdominal surgeries. In the same year, he also performed successfully the first ever Single Incision Scarless Laparoscopic Appendicectomy in South East Asia and was featured accross multiple media publications such as The Straits Times, The Business Times, and the then popular newspaper The New Paper.

Currently, Dr. Ravishankar continues to be consulted and engaged for both simple and highly complex surgeries for multiple conditions such as liver resection and cyst surgery, acute appendicitis, hernia, gallstones, right and left hemicolectomy, colectomy and pancreatic resections for tumours, bowel obstruction, small bowel adhesiolysis and resection to name a few.

Contact Dr Ravishankar K Diddapur

E-Mail: dkravishankar@gmail.com


  • MBBS
  • FRCS
  • FRCS (Gen Surg)
  • Hesperis Diploma
  • FAMS (Gen Surg)

Awards and Achievements

  • HMDP Fellowship for Right Lobe Living Donor Liver Transplant by the ministry of Health & manpower development, Singapore.

  • First Prize in Clinical Section of Walsgrave Research Poster Day in conjunction with University of Warwick, Walsgrave Hospital, Coventry.

  • M.B.B.S: Distinctions in Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Pathology, Pharmacology, Microbiology, Forensic Medicine. 3rd rank in final M.B.B.S Mysore University.

  • 1st Prize in State Medical quiz - Bangalore, Karnataka state - April 1989.

  • Gold Medal State Inter-medical Quiz - Bellary, Karnataka state - September 1985.

  • Government of India National Merit Scholarship 1979 - 1987.

  • Postgraduate Merit Scholarship 1990 - 1992.

Dr Ravishankar K Diddapur offers the following treatments

  • Advanced Laparoscopic procedures
  • Liver Transplant
  • Single port Laparoscopic General Surgery
  • General Surgery


Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery Singapore (Sils Centre) Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre, #06-43 38 Irrawaddy Road, Singapore 329563

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* This profile has been last updated on November 15, 2020.