Ravindran Kanesvaran

Vice Chairman (April 2018 to current)
lected to Council April 2018
Co-opted to Council April 2016

Sub-Committees: Chairperson for
SCS Medical Professional, Cancer Treatment Fund, Cancer Treatment Fund Sub-Committee (for blood cancer types) and Audit Committee


Dr Ravindran Kanesvaran is a Senior Consultant and Deputy Head of the Department of Medical Oncology of the National Cancer Centre Singapore. He is also an Assistant Professor at Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School and Clinical Senior Lecturer at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore. He is actively involved in graduate medical education and is the Programme Director of the Medical Oncology Senior Residency Programme. He completed his medical oncology speciality training in the National Cancer Centre Singapore. His research interests include genitourinary (GU) oncology and geriatric oncology. He has also been awarded a number of awards including the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO GU) Merit Award 2009, American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) scholar-in-training Award 2010 and European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) fellowship award 2012. He is currently the immediate past President of the Singapore Society of Oncology (SSO) and the Singapore Geriatric Oncology Society. He has been appointed as European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) Faculty 2015-2016 in Geriatric Oncology and 2016-2020 in GU Oncology. He is the President-Elect and the National Representative for Singapore in the International Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG). He was awarded National Representative of the Year SIOG 2014 award. He was also awarded the Singhealth Excellent Service Quality Award in 2018 (Silver) and 2019 (Gold). He is the co-chairperson for SCS Cancer Rehabilitation Management Committee. He is also a member in the SCS Nominations Committee and SCS Cancer Treatment Fund Committee.