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Dr. Jaideep Raj Rao at Arden JR Surgery


Dr Jaideep Raj Rao - Senior Consultant Surgeon

Dr. Jaideep Raj Rao

Dr. Jaideep Raj Rao is the Senior Consultant Surgeon at JR surgery at Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, Singapore and specializes in Minimal Access & Robotic Surgery, Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery, Gastrointestinal Surgery, Oncology Surgery & Hernia and Complex Abdominal Wall Reconstruction (Hernia Repair Surgery).


Dr. Rao completed his basic and advanced surgical training in Tan Tock Seng Hospital & Singapore General Hospital, Singapore. He was awarded the National Healthcare Human and Manpower Development Plan fellowship by the Ministry of Health in 2007 in Advanced Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery. Dr. Rao completed his fellowship at Seoul National University Hospital and Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Korea in 2008.


He was the Senior Consultant & Head of Upper Gastrointestinal, Bariatric & Minimal Access Surgery and Director of the Bariatric surgery program at Tan Tock Seng Hospital for the last 10 years before founding JR surgery.

Where to find Dr. Jaideep

Dr. Rao practices at:

  • Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital

  • Mount Elizabeth Orchard Hospital

  • Parkway East Hospital

  • Gleneagles Hospital

He was also a Visiting Consultant at:

  • Tan Tock Seng Hospital

  • Changi General Hospital

  • Khoo Teck Puat Hospital

  • KK women’s & Children Hospital

Dr. Rao is also one of the founding members & Ex-president of the Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society of Singapore (OMSSS), President of the Singapore Hernia Society and member of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders, Board of Governors of the Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of Asia (ELSA), and executive council member of the Asia Pacific Hernia Society and Robotic Surgery Society of Singapore.

Where To Find Dr Jaideep
Dr Jaideep Raj Rao - International Honorary Member

He had been conferred the distinction of International Honorary Member of the:

  1. Korean Laparoscopic Surgery Society

  2. Chilean Surgical Society

  3. Peruvian Surgical Society

Dr. Rao is actively involved in clinical research and has several publications in peer-reviewed journals. He was also involved in teaching and was a core faculty of the Surgical Residency programme in Singapore. In addition, he was a Clinical Teacher at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore and Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine.

Background of Expertise


  • MBBS

  • MMed (Master of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore)

  • MRCS (Member of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh)

  • FRCS (Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh)

  • FAMS (Fellow of Academy of Medicine, Singapore)

Clinical Interests

Bariatric Surgeon Dr Jaideep Raj Rao
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