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Dr. Shailesh Kumar

Dr. Shailesh Kumar

  • Digestive – Gastro Enterology
  • Thumbay Hospital, Ajman

Educational Qualification:
 MBBS, MRCP (London, UK), MRCPS (Glasgow), FAMS (Gastroenterology, Singapore)
 Speciality Certification in Gastroenterology (United Kingdom)
 European Board Certification in Gastroenterology and Hepatology
 Fellowship in Advanced Interventional Endoscopy (Netherlands)

Dr Shailesh Kumar passed MBBS examination from Gauhati Medical College & Hospital, Gauhati University, Assam (India) in 2002. He worked as a Resident in the Department of Medicine and Cardiology of Lok Nayak Hospital and G.B. Pant Hospital, New Delhi. He completed his Medicine training from National University Hospital, Singapore from July 2005 to June 2010 and passed the membership examination of Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom in 2010. Following this, he worked as a Registrar from July 2010 to June 2014 in the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Singapore General Hospital and completed Advanced Specialist Training in Gastroenterology. He is certified as a specialist in Gastroenterology by Specialist Accreditation Board, Ministry of Health, Singapore. He is Fellow of the Academy of Medicine and College of Physicians, Singapore.

He is Specialty Certified in Gastroenterology by Royal College of Physicians of United Kingdom and British Society of Gastroenterology. He is also certified in Gastroenterology and Hepatology by European Board of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (EBGH).
Dr Shailesh worked as an Associate Consultant in the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Singapore General Hospital from July 2014 to May 2015. He was appointed as Clinical Tutor and Clinical Lecturer in the Faculty of Medicine (YLL School of Medicine) of the National University of Singapore from 2010 to 2015. He has completed a one-year fellowship in Advanced Interventional Endoscopy from Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
Dr Shailesh joined Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands as a Fellow in Advanced Interventional Endoscopy in June 2015 and completed one-year fellowship. He was working in a Private hospital in Dubai before joining Thumbay Hospital, Ajman in May 2018.

Fellowship and Membership:
 Fellow, Academy of Medicine, Singapore
 Fellow, College of Physicians, Singapore
 Member, Royal College of Physicians of United Kingdom, London, UK
 Member, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
 Member, Gastroenterological Society of Singapore
 Member, American College of Gastroenterology
 Member, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
 Member, American Gastroenterology Association
 Member, American Association of Study of Liver Diseases
 Member, European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
 Member, European Association of Gastroenterology, Endoscopy, and Nutrition
 Life Member, Indian Medical Association

Service Awards:
 Service with a Heart Award’ 2011 and 2012 for excellent service, awarded by Singapore General Hospital
 Singapore Health Services Quality (Gold) Award’ 2013, awarded by Singapore Health Services

Published a book chapter on “Endoscopic management of Pancreatic Fistula and Leaks” in the book “Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures in Gastroenterology”- Second edition 2018 by Springer, USA

Dr Shailesh Kumar is trained in Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Liver Transplant, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Advanced Imaging and Advanced Interventional Endoscopy. He is expert in the diagnosis and endoscopic management of early-stage cancers in oesophagus, stomach, small intestine and large intestine. He has a special interest in the diagnosis and management of Pancreaticobiliary diseases.

He has expertise in performing following procedures:
 Endoscopic Retrograde Chaolangiopancreatography (ERCP)
 Endoscopic Ultrasound (Diagnostic and Therapeutic EUS- Elastography, Contrast-enhanced EUS, Interventional EUS)
 Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR)
 Radio Frequency Ablation (RFA) therapy for Barrett’s oesophagus
 Advanced GI Imaging (Dye-based Chromoendoscopy and Virtual Chromoendoscopy-NBI, BLI) for detection of early cancers in the oesophagus, stomach, small intestine and large intestine
 GI tract Stenting (Esophagus, Pylorus, Duodenum and Colon)
 GI tract Dilatation (Esophagus, Pylorus, Duodenum and Colon)
 Endoscopic management of Obesity
 Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy, Gastrojejunostomy and Direct Jejunostomy (PEG, PEG-J, DPEJ)
Single Balloon and Double Balloon Enteroscopy for a complete examination of small bowel
 Variceal and Non-Variceal GI tract bleeding
 Removal of Foreign bodies from GI tract
 Video Capsule endoscopyGastroscopy, Colonoscopy

Languages Spoken: English & Hindi