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Dr Karthik Thandapani

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  • Senior Consultant, Division of Urology, Department of General Surgery, Ng Teng Fong General Hospital


MBBS (S'pore), MRCS (Edin), FAMS (Uro), FRCS (Glas)(Uro)



Clinical Disciplines/Programmes:

Endourology & Urolithiasis, Urologic Oncology


Dr Karthik Thandapani is an Associate Consultant with the Division of Urology at Ng Teng Fong General Hospital. He graduated from the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore in 2012 and obtained membership with the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh in 2013. He completed his Urology Residency and acquired Specialist Accreditation together with Fellowship from the Academy of Medicine, Singapore (FAMS) in 2021.

Dr Karthik has special interest in the field of Oncology, particularly in the management of prostate and bladder cancers. Passionate about cultivating the next generation of doctors, he is actively involved in undergraduate and postgraduate education.


  • 2020 - NCAM best oral presentation award - surgical oncology
  • 2017 - NUH Quality Improvement Merit award

Journals & Publications

1. Chloe Shu HuiOng, Sarvajit Biligere, Reshma Mangat, Karthik Thandapani, Chin TiongHeng, Mahesh Desai, Ravindra Sabnis, Kemal Saricac, CesareScoffone, VineetGauhar. Micro endoscopic combined intrarenal surgery (microECIRS): A step-by-step guide. Urology Video Journal
2. Jirong Lu, Karthik Thandapani, Tricia Kuo , Ho Yee Tiong. Validation of laparoscopy and flexible ureteroscopy tasks in inanimate simulation training models at a large-scale conference setting. Asian Journal of Urology.
3. Sarvajit Biligere , Chin-Tiong Heng , Cecilia Cracco , Reshma Mangat , Chloe Shu-Hui Ong , Karthik Thandapani , Takaaki Inoue , Kemal Sarica , Ravindra B Sabnis , Mahesh Desai , Cesare Scoffone , Vineet Gauhar. Tips and Tricks to Improve Ergonomics, Efficacy, Versatility, and Overcome Limitations of Micro Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy. Frontiers of Surgery

Professional Memberships

  • Member Royal College of Surgeons , MRCS ( Edinburgh)
  • Fellow Academy of Medicine Singapore ( FAMS )

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