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Dr Sobhana Thangaraju

Dr Sobhana Thangaraju



Specialty: Renal Medicine

Sub-specialties: Renal Transplant

Clinical Appointments

  • Consultant SingHealth Duke-NUS Transplant Centre
  • Consultant Renal Medicine Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital


Dr Sobhana Thangaraju is a consultant renal physician with interest in renal transplantation. She obtained her MBBS at the National University of Singapore in 2004. She completed her Internal Medicine and Nephrology training in Singapore General Hospital in 2009 and 2012 respectively. She received the Human Manpower and Development Program award for Transplant Fellowship in Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation in British Columbia, Vancouver. Following completion of her fellowship, she is an accredited fellow of the American Society of Transplantation. Upon returning to Singapore in 2014, she continues to practice general nephrology, while playing a key role in kidney transplantation.


  • ​MBBS (Singapore) – 2004 
  • MRCP (Edinburgh) – 2008 
  • Transplant Nephrology Fellowship (UBC) - 2013

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Visiting Renal Physician at Kidney Dialysis Foundation Hemodialysis Centre 
  • Clinical Tutor Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS 
  • Assistant Secretary, Singapore Society of Nephrology 
  • Secretary, Society of Organ Transplantation (Singapore) 
  • Member of SGH Medical Board (2016), American Society of Transplantation, American Society of Nephrology 


  • ​Service with a Heart Award (2004, 2013, 2014) 
  • Best Free Paper – Singapore Society of Nephrology Annual Scientific Meeting (2011)

Research Interests


Research Trials