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Dr Raj Vikesh Tiwari from Sengkang General Hospital

Dr Tiwari Raj Vikesh

​MBBS (S'pore)

Associate Consultant

Specialty: Urology

Clinical Appointments

  • Associate Consultant Urology Service Sengkang General HospitalSengkang General Hospital

Academic Appointments

  • Clinical Lecturer

Profile

​Dr Raj graduated in 2009 from Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, Singapore and thereafter completed post graduate residency training in Urology at SingHealth Residency, SGH. He is currently serving as an Associate Consultant at the Urology Service in Sengkang General Hospital. He is actively involved in both undergraduate and postgraduate medical education and does research in several field in urology.

Education

  • ​MBBS (Singapore)
  • MRCS (Edinburgh)
  • FAMS (Urology)
  • Specialist Accreditation in Urology (Singapore)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • ​Full Member, Singapore Urological Association
  • Fellow, Academy of Medicine Singapore
  • Core Team, SingHealth Residency Leadership Program
  • Member, Singapore Medical Association
  • Member, Alumni Association

Awards

  • Resident in SingHealth Excels (RISE) Inspiring Resident Educator Awards, 2018
  • Resident in SingHealth Excels (RISE) Outstanding Resident Awards, 2013, 2017, 2018​
  • Best Oral Abstract Presentation, Urological Association of Asia Meeting 2017
  • Best Poster Presentation, Junior EAU Robotic Urology Section (ERUS) Meeting 2017
  • UAA Sponsorship to attend USANZ 2017 Trainee Week, Melbourne
  • SingHealth Residency Outstanding Chief Resident Award, 2016-2017

Publications and Research Trials

  • ​An usual cause of recurrent intestinal obstruction.  Tiwari RV, Goh BK, KeeT. Gastroenterology 2013 Mar: 144(3): e7-8 . PMID: 23357062.
  • Zero ischemia, Indocyanin Green-Assisted Robotic Heminephroureterectomy for a Duplicated Renal Collecting System.  R Tiwari, K Chen, A Sim. Videourology DOI : 10.1089/vid.2017.0037.
  • Role of computed tomography-calculated intraparenchymal tumor volume in assessment of patients undergoing partial nephrectomy.  R Tiwari, CM Ho, HH Huang, Henry Ho SS, Allen Sim. International Journal of Urology (2018), doi : 10.1111/iju.13531.

Research Trials

SingHealth Surgery ACP Innovation Grant 2017 - S$40,000

Prospective validation of a novel visual analogue uroflowmetry score (VAUS) in men with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS).

  • Laparoscopic adrenalectomy for phaeochromocytoma: Pre and Post-operative symptomatic and blood pressure control.  R Tiwari, Kuo TLC, H Ho, Yuen SPJ, Sim HG, Tan YH, Cheng CWS. Unmoderated poster presentation – Urofair & SingHealth Surgical Congress. SIU 2015 Melbourne – Unmoderated poster presentation.
  • A study on prognostic factors for survival among patients with metastatic prostate cancer. Does race make a difference?  R Tiwari,Huang HH,Lau KO Weber. Unmoderated poster presentation - Urofair & SingHealth Surgical Congress.
  • Predicting aggressiveness in very low risk Asian prostate cancer on biopsy with a novel multiphoton microscopy imaging tool (Histoindex).  R Tiwari1, Yu WM2, Huang HH1, Tan PH3, H Ho1. Moderated poster presentation – Urofair 2016, SingHealth Surgical Congress 2016, Urology Association of Asia (UAA 2016). Moderated poster presentation - World Congress of Endourology 2016 (selected as paper for special mention at summary plenary session of congress.
  • Colorectal cancer invasion into adjacent pelvic organs: Do radiological findings approximate the truth?  Pow SY, R Tiwari, Ng JL, Chew MH. Poster presentation at European society of colo-proctology (ESCP) 2016 Milan.
  • The Surgical and Functional Outcomes of Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy.  R Mangat, R Tiwari, Nor Azhari BMZ. Moderated poster presentation – Urofair 2016, SingHealth Surgical Congress 2016, Urology Association of Asia (UAA 2016). Moderated poster presentation - World Congress of Endourology 2016.
  • Prospective validation of a novel visual analogue uroflowmetry score (VAUS) in men with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS): Our early experience.  R Tiwari, R Mangat, MY Ng, H Ho. Podium oral presentation at UAA 2017 meeting (Best Oral Presentation). SingHealth Innovation Grant 2017 awarded ($40K).
  • The role of computer tomography (CT) calculated intra-parenchymal tumour volume (IPV) in assessment of patients undergoing partial nephrectomy.  R Tiwari, Huang HH, Ho CM, Allen Sim. Moderated poster presentation – Urofair 2017, Singhealth Surgical Congress 2017, Urology Association of Asia meeting (UAA 2017) HK. Manuscript selected for presentation at College of Surgeons Young Surgeon Award 2017. Best poster award at EAU European Robotic Urology Symposium (ERUS) meeting 2017, Belgium.
  • Zero-ischemia, indo-cyanin green assisted robotic heminephro-uretectomy for a duplicated renal collecting system: Our novel technique.  R Tiwari, K Chen, A Sim. Video presentation at North American Robotic Urology Symposium (NARUS) 2017, Presentation at Urofair 2017, Podium video presentation at UAA 2017 HK.
  • Prospective validation of a novel visual analogue uroflowmetry score (VAUS) in 1000 men with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS): Our early experience.  R Tiwari, Neo SH, MY Ng, H Ho. Moderated poster presentation SIU 2018 Seoul.

Quality Improvement Projects: 

  • Improving patient safety awareness among residents in SGH: SingHealth Residency Leadership Program 2017 Graduation Project.
  • Ensuring painless transition from junior resident to senior resident: The Urology Residents Boot Camp. 2017.
  • A novel men’s health IT application the urology patient assist device (UROPAD) in saving patient’s time in the clinic and easing nurse stress.