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Dr Pasupathy Shanker

General Surgeon

About Dr Pasupathy Shanker*

Dr Shanker Pasupathy is a Senior Consultant Surgeon with Starmed Specialist Centre, Digestive Centre as well as Specialist Centre @ Farrer Park. Prior to private practice, Dr Chanker was a former Director of the LIFE Centre and Senior Consultant and Chief of the metabolic-bariatric surgery service at the Department of Upper GI and Bariatric Surgery, SGH. Dr Shanker obtained his medical degree in National University of Singapore in 1995, and then went on his ...

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Dr Pasupathy Shanker's Practice

Specialist Centre @ Farrer Park

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No Singapore Medical Council Disciplinary Tribunal actions found for the years we collect data.

1 Q&As answered by Dr Pasupathy Shanker View all

What are the post-op risks of bariatric surgery?

Hi, Bariatric surgery refers to procedures that reduce the amount of food one eats and/or is able to digest and absorb after a meal. Typical procedures are gastric banding, gastric sleeve and gastric bypass. Bariatric surgery is usually carried out using 4-5 keyholes rather than a large incision. This helps to ...

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1 Articles written by Dr Pasupathy Shanker View all

The Ultimate Guide to Acid Reflux Treatment in Singapore (2021)
Acid reflux is a condition that can make you feel uncomfortable and, at times, even painful. However, it usually goes away on its own and is hardly ever a cause for worry — it happens! That being said, if it happens all the time, then maybe your body is trying to tell you something. When should you go to a doctor for acid reflux, what does it mean when it happens often, and what can be done to treat it? Acid reflux is a condition that occurs when stomach acid flows back up into the oesophagus, causing symptoms of discomfort and pain. Persistent occurrence of acid reflux could be a sign of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Let Dr. Shanker walk you through all the information you need to know about acid reflux treatment such as the causes, symptoms, possible complications, and available treatments, amongst many other topics.
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* This profile has been last updated on 17/11/2020, 11:07:30 am

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