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Dr Kamaraj Kanagasabapathy

Dr Kamaraj from SGH

Dr Kamaraj Kanagasabapathy

MBBS, Pg Dip in Med Education (Wales, UK), PG Dip in Transplantation Science (Liverpool, UK), FRCP (Ireland)


Specialty: Renal Medicine

Sub-specialties: General Nephrology, Renal Transplantation

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Kidney Transplant.

Clinical Appointments

  • Consultant Renal Medicine Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital


Dr Kamaraj started his Nephrology career in 1990 in Madras. 

He moved to UK in 1995 and continued to work in both Nephrology and General Medicine.
After CCST in Nephrology and General Medicine, he worked as a Consultant in Nephrology/Transplantation & General Medicine in University Hospital of Wales. Cardiff. UK.

He moved to Singapore General Hospital in 2013 and is currently a Consultant with the Department of Renal Medicine.


  • MBBS: Madras University – India 
  • CCST: Renal Medicine & General Medicine, General Medical Council – UK
  • FRCP: Royal College of Physicians – Ireland 
  • Pg. Dip in Medical Education, Wales University – UK
  • Pg. Dip in Transplantation Science, Liverpool University – UK

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School  
  • Clinical Senior Lecturer, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine 
  • Medical Director Pancreas - Kidney Transplantation, SingHealth


  • SERVICE WITH A HEART AWARD - For outstanding service and distinguishing as a Service Champion. July 2017 
  • Dean’s award for Teaching Excellence for outstanding teaching and mentoring of students in Academic year 2016/2017 - National University of Singapore (NUS) 
  • Best Clinician Award 2009. UHW Cardiff. UK

Research Interests


Post-operative Surgical Complications after Kidney Transplantation – A Nephrologist’s
Perspective. Kanagasabapathy Kamaraj1, Halawa A & Sharma A. J Renal Transplant Sci, 2(2): 99-108.2019
Evidence Based Approach Pre-Operative Workup In Prospective Renal Transplant Recipient. Kanagasabapathy Kamaraj1,2, Ahmed Halawa2,3Ajay Sharma2,4*. (2019).1Department of Renal medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore. 2 Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK.3Department of Renal Medicine, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, Sheffield, UK.4Renal Transplant Department, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool, UK.
Managing patients with cardio renal anaemia. 
Kanagasabapathy Kamaraj MB BCh MRCP 
Steven Riley MB BCh MRCP MD Senior Lecturer in Nephrology, Institute of Nephrology, Cardiff
British Journal of Renal Medicine: Volume16 No1-supplement.
Phosphate: Implications for Pre-dialysis Chronic Kidney Disease.
Clare Jones MB BCh MRCP Specialist Registrar, Wrexham Maelor Hospital, Wrexham; Kanagasabapathy Kamaraj MB BCh MRCP Steven Riley MB BCh MRCP MD Senior Lecturer in Nephrology, Institute of Nephrology, Cardiff.
British Journal of Renal Medicine 2010; Volume 15 No 1 
Validation of urinary biomarkers to identify risk of acute kidney injury after coronary artery bypass surgery – a pilot study
Kamaraj K2*, Searchfield L2*, Price SA3, Pinches M3, Riccardi D2*, Ravanan R1*
*Contributed equally in the conduct of the study 1University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, 2 Department of Physiology, Cardiff University, 3 Astra Zeneca, UK, 4 Southmead Hospital, Bristol.British Renal Society, 2010: p 112
Dr. Kanagasabapathy Kamaraj. Consultant in Renal Medicine, Singapore General Hospital.
Medical Program Evaluation. SINGHEALTH DUKE-NUS EDUCATIONAL CONFERENCE. September 2019.
Dr. KanKagasabapathy Kamaraj1, Jian Hui Koo2.1Consultant in Renal Medicine, Singapore General Hospital.2Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine,Nanyang Technological University

Complications of untreated primary hyperparathyroidism
Dr Hemanth Bolusani¹.Consultant in Endocrinology, Diabetes &General Medicine
University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff.  CF14 4XW 
Dr K.Kamaraj² Consultant in Nephrology & Transplant/Medicine
University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff.  CF14 4XW 

Use of urinary biomarker as a non-invasive test to diagnose renal transplant rejection.  
Kamaraj K1*, Ravanan R2
(Work in Progress)

Transplant patients with one specific Tx immuno drug & two drugs - immunosuppression-Effect on Tx kidney.
Kanagasabapathy Kamaraj FRCP Consultant In Nephrology & Transplant/Medicine; 
Dr Sian Griffin FRCP Consultant In Nephrology & Transplant 
(On Going)

Research Trials