Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
Dr Suresh Nair is a leading Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist. He runs a private practise, Seed of Life; a fertility and women’s care medical centre at Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre, situated in Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, Singapore.
He was awarded the Singapore Government Training Programme (HMDP) where he spent 2 years training in endoscopic surgery from 1991 to 1993 in the United States of America, United Kingdom, France and Germany. Furthermore he completed the Masters of Reproductive Medicine on 17 August 2009, from the University of New South Wales, Australia.
He was the past Medical Director of Parkway Fertility Centre, the assisted reproductive centre, situated in Mount Elizabeth Hospital from November 2008 to December 2011, where about 500 fresh IVF/ICSI cycles were performed annually. He is also a Visiting Consultant to the National University Hospital, Singapore. He had held the post as President of the Obstetrical and Gynaecological Society of Singapore from March 2009 to March 2011. He was also the past President of the International College of Surgeons (Singapore section) from May 2012 to May 2013.
He has extensive experience in advanced laparoscopic and hysteroscopic surgery and has been the pioneer in robot-assisted laparoscopic gynaecological surgery. He has performed many complicated surgeries for severe endometriosis, multiple large fibroids and advanced pelvic gynaecological, urological incontinence, pelvic floor reconstructive and oncological surgery. His other specialties include obstetrics services, diagnosis and treatment of gynecological cancers, in vitro fertilization, intracytoplasmic sperm injection, and ovarian tissue cryopreservation (a procedure for patients whose reproductive potential is affected by cancer therapy). He is always at the forefront to assist patients who have difficulty conceiving to increase their chance of conceiving using the latest technologies and clinically proven effective methods to expedite their becoming parents.
Recognized as an expert in his field, Dr. Nair has been invited as faculty to lecture and conduct training programmes in assisted reproduction and endoscopic surgery at regional and international meetings, and has contributed to peer-reviewed journals and written chapters in several authoritative books. He has been a keen teacher and mentor to gynaecologists in Singapore and the region.
He derives great joy and fulfilment in proctoring and guiding those who wish to improve their clinical skills but is ever willing to learn from both his senior and junior colleagues.