Palaniappan Sundaram
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Asst Prof Palaniappan Sundaram

Asst Prof Sundaram Palaniappan

MBBS (Eng), MRCS (Eng), FAMS (Urol), FRCS (Glasg)


Sengkang General Hospital

Specialty: General Surgery, Urology

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Kidney Stones, Urinary Stones (Kidney Stones).

Clinical Appointments

  • Consultant Department of Urology Sengkang General HospitalSengkang General Hospital


Dr Palaniappan is a Consultant in the Urology Service, Department of General Surgery, Sengkang General Hospital. He graduated from St George's, University of London with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) in 2006.

He completed his intercollegiate Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS) in 2010. Then he went on become an advanced surgical trainee in Urology, completed the exams and joined the Academy of Medicine, Singapore as a Fellow. After topping the cohort, he also became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Glasgow).


  • MBBS (Eng)
  • MRCS (Eng)
  • FAMS (Urol)
  • FRCS (Glasg)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Clinical Faculty Member, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Singapore Medical Council (SMC)
  • Urology, Specialist Accreditation Board
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons - Urology (Glasgow)
  • Fellow, Academy of Medicine - Urology (Singapore)


  • Anaesthetics Prize - Top of Cohort, 2006
  • William Brown - Devitt Pendlebury Exhibition Prize - Top 10 of the Cohort in 2nd Year, 2003
  • Anne Selina Fernee Scholarship - Top 10 of the Cohort in 1st Year, 2002

Research Interests


  • Early outcome of transurethral enucleation and resection of prostate compared with transurethral resection of prostate.  Palaniappan S, Kuo TL, Cheng CW, Foo KT. Singapore Med J. 2016 Feb.
  • Minimally invasive surgical and medical management of urinary calculi.  Palaniappan S, Tan YH. Proceedings of Singapore Healthcare 2012, 21: 2.
  • The clinical presentation and diagnosis of ketamine-associated urinary tract dysfunction in Singapore.  J Yek, Sundaram P, Aydin H, Kuo T, Ng LG. Singapore Med J. 2015 Dec;56(12):660-4.

Research Trials