BMBCh (Oxford), MA (Cambridge), MRCS (Eng), DLO (Eng), DOHNS (Eng), FRCS ORL-HNS (Eng), FAMS (ORL)
University of Cambridge (Pre-clinical Medicine)
University of Oxford (Clinical Medicine)
Higher specialist surgical training in the London Deanery, United Kingdom
Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital, Gray’s Inn Road, London
Royal Marsden Hospital, Fulham, London
Charing Cross Hospital, London
Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Tunku Abdul Rahman Scholarship
Australian Equity & Merit Scholarship Scheme
Cambridge University Scholar
Hartopp-Dixon Research Prize, Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital
Gold Medal, Intercollegiate FRCS Exams
DrJeevendra Kanagalingam is an ENT / Head and Neck Surgeon with The ENT Practice at Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre. He has rich and vast training and experience in this field, and divides his time between institutional commitments with Tan Tock Seng Hospital as a Visiting Consultant, teaching commitments as an Assistant Professor with the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine and private practice. He is also Vice-President of the Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Singapore.
Dr Jeeve completed his undergraduate and postgraduate medical training in the United Kingdom. He read pre-clinical medicine as a Chevening Scholar at the University of Cambridge. He then pursued Clinical Medicine at the University of Oxford, matriculating at Christ Church.Following undergraduate studies, he moved to London to pursue specialist training.
Dr Jeeve trained in ENT Surgery at the world renowned Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital on Gray’s Inn Road in London under Professors Tony Cheesman, David Howard and Valerie Lund. His outstanding performance in the intercollegiate surgical exams in Otolaryngology in 2006earned him the Gold Medal of the Royal Society of Medicine. His training in the care of head and neck cancer patients was at the Royal Marsden Hospital– the world’s oldest cancer hospital – and at the Princess Alexandra Hospitalin Brisbane under Professor WB Coman. He also was awarded the prestigious Simpson-Smith Travelling fellowship to Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Centre, New York in 2004.Keeping with recent advancements in the field of surgical oncology, Dr Jeeve has completed advanced training in robotic head and neck surgery in South Korea and was part of the team at Tan Tock Seng Hospital to perform the first transoral robotic surgery case there. Dr Jeeve is trained in paediatric ENT – having been privileged to work at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children and the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London. In 2011, he received a Singapore Ministry of Health (HMDP) award to pursue care of the Professional voice in the University of Pittsburgh Medical Centre, USA.
Dr Jeeve’s main area of specialist interest is in thyroid surgery, voice surgery and head and neck cancer surgery. He was Chief of the Head and Neck Cancer Service at Tan Tock Seng Hospital until October 2012. He had the opportunity to treat many complex head and neck cancer and thyroid cancer cases, including cases from the region and the Middle East referred to him by Johns Hopkins International Medical Centre. He convened the first inaugural joint head and neck cancer meeting in Singapore with the head and neck cancer societies of Australia,New Zealand and Hong Kong in September 2011. He has taught in several international head and neck courses both in Australasia (Brisbane 2009, Perth2010) and in Southeast Asia (Myanmar 2011,Malaysia 2012).
Dr Jeeve is one of a handful of ENT surgeons in Singapore on the General Medical Council’s (GMC) Specialist Register in the United Kingdom.He is also a registered as a medical practitioner in Australia and Malaysia.
Dr Jeeve is widely published and continues to have an active interest in teaching and research. He has authored three book chapters and 27 peer-reviewed scientific papers todate. He is Assistant Professor at the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine. He is an examiner in the exit examinations in Otolaryngology in Singapore, andhas been an external examiner to universities abroad. In 2012, he was selected by medical undergraduates as one of the top 10 teachers in Tan Tock Seng Hospital.His commitment to postgraduate training led to his appointment to the National Residency Advisory Committee in Otorhinolaryngology.
Dr Jeeve is committed to excellence in clinical care and evidence-based clinical practice.Having trained and worked in three continents, he brings his wide and rich clinical experience to help patients with their ENT problems. He believes that patients should be fully informed of their conditions and share in the clinical decision making process.