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Professor Kesavan Esuvaranathan

Senior Consultant 
Division of Surgical Oncology (Urology), National University Cancer Institute, Singapore (NCIS) 

Clinical Director
Department of Urology, University Surgical Cluster, National University Hospital (NUH)

Department of Surgery, National University of Singapore (NUS)


Prof Kesavan is a uro-oncologist, with a special interest, spanning the past 25 years, in bladder and prostate cancers. He leads a very experienced and talented team of uro-oncologists, providing a comprehensive array of tertiary care clinical services from surgery to investigational therapies. His doctoral thesis was in immunotherapy for bladder cancer and he is internationally recognized for his contributions to this field. He leads several research groups studying gene transfection, metalobomics, immunotherapy, novel therapeutic agents and new device innovation for a variety of diseases but primarily in oncology. He has been an editorial board member for several international urological journals and is a past-President of both the Singapore Urological Association and the College of Surgeons, Academy of Medicine, Singapore. He has held senior administrative positions in the National University Hospital, including Vice Chairman Medical Board (Surgical Strategy).


Education and Fellowships

MBBS (S'pore 1983), FRCSEd (1988), FRCSG (1988), FAMS (Urol 1994), MD (S'pore 2006)



Updated as of 13 September 2017