Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DETAILS
BIOGRAPHY

Dr Srihari Singaravel completed his Pediatric Surgery training in 2008, graduating as the first Pediatric Surgeon University of Malaya had ever produced. He then pursued Pediatric Urology as a sub-specialty, encompassing the care and management of patients with the entire spectrum of Pediatric Urological conditions. He currently serves as a Senior Lecturer in University Malaya and as a Senior Consultant Pediatric Urologist and Pediatric Surgeon in UMMC.

He is an active contributor to the field of Pediatric Urology, with memberships in several professional International and National level bodies namely European Society for Pediatric Urology(ESPU), International Children’s Continence Society (i-c-c-s.org), European Association of Urologists(EAU), Indian Association of Pediatric Surgery(IAPS), Malaysian Medical Association and Malaysian Association of Pediatric Surgery. He is also on the panel of consultants for the Spina Bifida Association of Malaysia (SIBIAM).

He has pioneered the establishment of Office Pediatric Urology services complete with office ultrasonography, uroflowmetry, uroflow-EMG incorporation of video urodynamics and Malaysia’s first Urotherapy service. He is an integral part of a focused combined clinic for children with neurogenic bladder and bowel secondary to spina bifida alongside a pediatric neurologist and a rehabilitation consultant.

Dr Srihari's area of expertise includes the care and management of cloacal exstrophy, disorders of sexual differentiation, bladder augmentation ileo-cystoplasties, creation of Mitrofanoff channel and bladder neck sling for neurogenic bladder patients. He has performed total uro-genital mobilization for complex persistent cloaca and correction of severe hypospadias, feminizing genitoplasties, pyelolithotomies for staghorn calculi, pyeloplasties for Obstructed kidneys and radical nephrectomy for Wilms tumor.

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role),(Level),(Duration)
  • COORDINATOR, Faculty, 06/01/2020 to 06/01/2021
  • COORDINATOR, University Malaya, 06/01/2020 to 06/01/2021
  • COORDINATOR, University Malaya, 30/08/2016 to 30/08/2017
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Field),(Institution),(Year)
  • M.Paeds(UM)(2008), PAEDIATRIC SURGERY(PEMBEDAHAN KANAK-KANAK), UNIVERSITI MALAYA (UM)
  • M.B.B.S.(India)(2003), MEDICINE AND SURGERY, 
MEMBERSHIPS
(Organisation),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • Malaysian Medical Association, Member, Since 2019 (National)
  • National Specialist Register, Member, 2019 to present (National)
  • Malaysian Association Of Pediatric Surgeons, Member, Since 2018 (National)
  • International Children's Continence Society, Member, Since 2013 (International)
  • Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons, Associate Member, Since 2009 (International)
  • Member, Member, 2019 to present (National)
  • Associate Life member, Member, Since 2008 (International)
  • ESPU (European Society for Pediatric Urology) - Corresponding member, Member, 2021 to 2021 (International)
  • European Association of Urology, International Member, 2020 to 2021 (International)
  • SIBIAM, Advisory Board, 2017 to 2021 (National)
  • Corresponding Member, Member, 2021 to 2021 (International)
  • Member, Member, 2021 to 2021 (National)
  • Member, Member, 2021 to 2021 (National)
  • Member, Member, 2020 to 2021 (International)
  • Member, Member, 2015 to 2021 (International)
SPECIALIZATION
(Area)
Area of Expertise
  • UROLOGY (Pediatric Urology)
  • SURGERY (Pediatric Urology & Pediatric Surgery)
  • TEACHING
    (Course Title),(Level of Study),(Institution),(Academic Session)
    Teaching
  • mgu - Master of Pediatric Surgery, Post Graduate, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2016/2017 - )
  • mgu - Master of Pediatric Surgery, Post Graduate, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2015/2016 - )
  • mgu - Master of Pediatric Surgery, Post Graduate, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2017/2018 - )
  • MGU - Master of Paediatric Surgery, Post Graduate, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2018/2019 - )
  • MGU - Master of Paediatric Surgery, Post Graduate, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2019/2020 - 3 )
  • MGU - Master of Paediatric Surgery, Post Graduate, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2019/2020 - 1 )
  • MGU - Master of Paediatric Surgery, Post Graduate, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2020/2021 - 1 3 )
  • PUBLICATIONS
    (Title of publication in APA style)
    WoS
    2022
    • Li, E., Collaborative, C. O., & GlobalSurg, C. (2021). SARS-CoV-2 infection and venous thromboembolism after surgery: an international prospective cohort study. Medical Journal of Australia, 215(6), 243-243. doi: 10.1111/anae.15563
    2021
    • Simoes, J., Collaborative, C. O., & GlobalSurg, C. (2021). Effects of pre-operative isolation on postoperative pulmonary complications after elective surgery: an international prospective cohort study. Anaesthesia, 76(11), 1454-1464. doi: 10.1111/anae.15560
    • Only, G. A. (2021). SARS-CoV-2 vaccination modelling for safe surgery to save lives: data from an international prospective cohort study. British Journal of Surgery, 108(9), 1056-1063. doi: 10.1093/bjs/znab101
    • Li, E; COVIDSurg Collaborative; GlobalSurg Collaborative (2021). SARS-CoV-2 infection and venous thromboembolism after surgery: an international prospective cohort study, MEDICAL JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIA. 215(6), 243-243. doi:10.1111/anae.15563
    • Nepogodiev, D., Collaborative, C. O., & GlobalSurg, C. (2021). Timing of surgery following SARS-CoV-2 infection: an international prospective cohort study. Anaesthesia, 76(6), 748-758. doi: 10.1111/anae.15458
    • Nah, SA; Singaravel, S; Sanmugam, A (2021). Do-It-Yourself Surgical Simulation Kits: One Academic Medical Center's Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic in Malaysia, ACADEMIC MEDICINE. 96(1), E3-E3
    2020
    • Sanmugam, A., Vythilingam, G., Singaravel, S., & Nah, S. A. (2020). Assess, adapt and act: a paediatric surgery division's initial approach in a rapidly evolving pandemic. Pediatric Surgery International, 36(8), 925-931. doi: 10.1007/s00383-020-04704-1
    2019
    • Benninga, MA; van der Steeg, AFW; Marsman, HA; Rauws, EA (2019). Perforation Due to Ingestion of Multiple Magnet Beads, JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC GASTROENTEROLOGY AND NUTRITION. 68(2), E34-E34. doi:10.1097/MPG.0000000000001808
    Refereed Journals
    2019
    • KJ Chan, SY Ong , HW Foo , S Mahadeva, S Singaravel, WS Lee (2019). Peutz-Jegher Syndrome With Endoscopic Polypectomy for Subacute Biliary Obstruction. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition in Vol. 68, No. 2, February 2019. (WoS)
    2016
    • Mohd Yusran Othmana,b, Srihari Singaravel. 2016. Multiple Magnet Ingestion: The Attractive Hazards. (SCOPUS)
    2014
    • Sithasanan N, MBBS(Thanjavur), FRCS(Ed), FRCS(Paediatric Surgery), Sri Hari Singaravel, MBBS, Ramanujam T M, MBBS, FRACS. 2014. Hyperplastic Gastric Polyps in an Infant, Mimicking Infantile Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis - A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Med J Malaysia Vol 69 No 1 31-32 February 2014 (SCOPUS)
    RESEARCH PROJECT
    (Project title),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
    High Impact Research (HIR)
  • 178-CL-204, Phase 3, Double-blind, Randomized, Multicenter, Parallel Group, Placebo-controlled Sequential Dose Titration Study to Evaluate Efficacy, Safety and Pharmacokinetics of Mirabegron in Pediatric Subjects from 5 to , Principal Investigator(PI), 2021 - 2022, Atellas (International)
  • Toviaz Protocol A0221047: A 24-Week Randomized, Open-Label, Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Fesoterodine in Subjects Aged 6 to 17 Years with Symptoms of Detrusor Overactivity Associated with a Neurological Condition (Neurogenic Detrusor Overactivity) , Consultant, 2018 - 2020 (International)
  • International Funding
  • Analysis of the cell growth and protein secretion capacity of foreskin, bladder, and ureter cells with the final aim to improve medical device biocompatibility, Consultant, 2021 - 2023, Regenosca SA (International)
  • Utilisation of blood product derivatives to improve cell growth and protein secretion capacity of foreskin, bladder, and ureter cells with the final aim to improve medical device biocompatibility, Consultant, 2021 - 2023, Regenosca SA (International)
  • Analysis of The Cell Growth and Protein Secretion Capacity of Foreskin, Bladder and Ureter Cells With The Final Aim To Improve Medical Device Biocompatibility, Co-Researcher, 01/11/2020 to 01/11/2022, REGENOSCA SA (International)
  • Private Funding
  • Anorectal Malformation And Hirschsprung's Disease: A Mixed Methods Population-based Study Of Functional Outcome And Quality Of Life, Co-Researcher, 01/08/2020 to 31/01/2023, TABUNG UMSC CA.R.E (University)
  • SUPERVISION
    Postgraduate Student
    (Title of Thesis),(Name of Candidates),(Institution),(Academic Level)
    Completed
    • Laparoscpic management of Anorectal Malformations, Lee Joo Ann, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Efficacy of topical steroid application as an alternative to circumcision in children less than 5 years of age with physiological phimosis, Muhammad che Yaacob, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • -, CARINE SUN CHUNG YINE, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    • -, LEE JOO ANN, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    • -, VIGNESHWARAN KANDIAH, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    • -, MUHAMMAD BIN CHE YAACOB, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    • Pneumatic Reduction of Intussusception, Carine Sun Chung Yine, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • A COMPARISON BETWEEN TREATMENT STRATEGIES IN MANAGING MIXED PARTIAL THICKNESS SCALDS IN THE PAEDIATRIC POPULATION, Vigneshwaran Kandiah, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • 10 year review of primary nephrectomy for Wilms' tumor in Institut Pediatrik HKL, Mohanaprakash a/l Arasappan, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • -, CHENG JOO QING, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    Ongoing
    • Antenatally detected Hydronephrosis, Luqman HakeemRumi Mazeni, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Abdominal pressure measurement in Neonates, Kumaran a/l Kanniappan, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • -, LUQMAN HAKEEM RUMI MAZENI, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    • -, NUR ALIS RAMLI, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    • -, MOHD ZAFRAN BIN MOHAMAD, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    • -, MOHD KHAIRULANUAR BIN SHAARI, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    • -, AYNA NADIA BINTI NOOR AZIZ, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    Other
    • -, GOMALAADEVEE, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    • -, KUMARAN A/L KANNIAPPAN, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    • -, PUNITHAVATHI A/P SANGARAN, University of Malaya (MASTER)
    SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ACTIVITIES
    (Contribution to Society),(Duration),(Level)
    • I am in the process of establishing "Urotherapy and Bowel management Services" in UMMC. It will be the first of it's kind in Malaysia. Any child who has issues pertaining to his/her bladder or bowel will have instant access to a nursing specialist who will be able to provide answers to a wide range of problems right from toilet training, to bed wetting, incontinence, constipation. , 20/10/2020 to 27/06/2023
    • Provided PPE to the poor and elderly, 01/04/2020 to 30/11/2020
    • Donation of food and essentials to orphanages during the MCO, 01/04/2020 to 30/11/2020
    • Started a combined Nephro-Urology clinic with Prof. Kanaheswari, running every first tuesday for the past 2 years, 01/05/2018 to 04/10/2022
    • Performed Complex Hypospadias repairs for children in Sabah December 2016, 12/12/2016 to 17/12/2016
    • Started bio-feedback for children with habitual constipation, a first in Malaysia, along with anorectal manometry in 2013, 13/06/2013 to 19/02/2021
    • Collaboration with a Premier Pediatric Neurologist and The Rehab sevices in UMMC to start a combined clinic for patients with spina bifida. My role is to provide Pediatric Urological services for the children who suffer from neurogenic dysfunction of the Urinary bladder, 01/06/2013 to 23/05/2016
    • Started the Ano-rectal manometry services in UMMC for children., 16/05/2013 to 10/02/2021
    • Introduced the idea of performing Direct and Indrect Radionucleotide Cystograms for children instead of traditional "MCUG", thereby significantly reducing the radiation burden on children, 07/03/2013 to 12/11/2021
    • Started doing Video-Urodynamics for children in 2012, for the first time in Malaysia, for children as young as 3 months of age. , 12/04/2012 to 17/02/2023
    • Introduced Pneumatic reduction for the treatment of Intussusception in children in UMMC in 2010 when I first joined UM. It has become the current standard in UMMC., 03/01/2011 to 05/05/2023
    ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
    Academic/Professional Services
    (Contribution),(Duration),(Level),(Role)
  • Urinary Incontinence in Children, 09/09/2021 to 09/09/2021, National, (Panelist/Moderator)
  • Surgical Management of Neurogenic Bladder, 19/06/2021 to 19/06/2021, National, (Panelist/Moderator)
  • Pediatric Urology, 02/02/2021 to 02/02/2021, University, (Panelist/Moderator)
  • Expert Linkages
    (Linkages Description),(Organisation),(Duration of Involvement),(Level)
  • Expert on Pediatric Urology, DocDoc, 2019 (Malaysia)
  • On the Panel of Advisors as Consultant Pediatric Urologist, SIBIAM (Spina Bifida Association Malaysia), 2018 (Malaysia)
  • AWARD AND STEWARDSHIP
    (Name of Award/Stewardship),(Awarding Institution),(Year Awarded),(Type of Award)
    • CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENT SERVICE, University of Malaya, 2021 (CERTIFICATE)
    • CERTIFICATE OF APPRECIATION, M&T NETWORK CONSULTANCY SERVICES SDN BHD, 2020 (EDUCATION)
    • Certificate of Appreciation, Malaysian Association of Pediatric Surgeons, 2019 (EDUCATION)
    • Certificate of Appreciation, Malaysian Association of Pediatric Surgeons, 2018 (EDUCATION)
    • Certificate of Appreciation, World Council of Enterostomal Therapists, 2018 (EDUCATION)
    CONSULTANCY PROJECT
    (Project title),(Organisation),(Duration),(Role),(Level)
    • Combined Spina Bifida Clinic, University of Malaya Medical Center, 01/11/2015 to 01/11/2030 (National)
    • Clinical Urology Consultation, UMSC, 01/10/2014 to 01/10/2030 (National)
    • Panel of Advisors, SIBIAM, 01/12/2019 to 01/12/2022 (National)
    PAPER PRESENTED
    (Title),(Event),(Date Presented),(Organiser),(Level)
    INVITED SPEAKER
  • Incontinence in Children, ETNEP 2020, 23/01/2020 to 23/01/2020, ETNEP (National)
  • Hydronephrosis in Children, Diagnosis, Evaluation and Management, Pediatric Surgery Masterclass 2019, 14/04/2019 to 14/04/2019, Malaysian Association of Pediatric Surgeons (National)
  • Incontinence in Children, ETNEP 2019, 14/02/2019 to 14/02/2019, ETNEP (National)
  • Incontinence in chuldren, 22nd Biennial congress WCET 2018, 15/04/2018 to 18/04/2019, World Council of Enterostomal Therapists (International)
  • Hydronephrosis, Diagnosis, Evaluation and Management, Pediatric Surgery Postgraduate Updates 2018, 14/04/2018 to 14/04/2018, Malaysian Association of Pediatric Surgeons (National)
  • Incontinence in Children, ETNEP 2017, 06/03/2017 to 06/03/2017, ETNEP (National)
  • Incontinence in Children, ETNEP 2016, 14/03/2016 to 14/03/2016, ETNEP (National)
  • Incontinence in Children, ETNEP 2015, 04/02/2015 to 04/02/2015, ETNEP (National)
  • Incontinence in Children, ETNEP 2013, 06/05/2013 to 06/05/2013, ETNEP (National)
  • Incontinence In Children, 1st Continence and Nursing Conference Exhibition 2011, 12/10/2011 to 14/10/2011, Continence Foundation of Malaysia (National)
  • Post Conference workshop on Urodynamics - Instructor, 5th conference of the Federation of Association of Pediatric Surgeons of the SAARC countries, 21/08/2011 to 21/08/2011, FAPSS (International)
  • PRESENTER
  • Retained DJ stent in a 2 month old post pyeloplasty - strategies for removal, TPPS annual Conference, 08/07/2010 to 10/07/2010, TN and Pondicherry state chapter of IAPS (National)
  • Female Epispadias - is complete continence provision feasible?, TPPS annual conference, 08/07/2010 to 10/07/2010, TN and Pondicherry state chapter of IAPS (National)
  • Using 64 slice CT to diagnose malrotation - is it appropriate?, 34th Annual conference of the IAPS, 19/12/2008 to 20/12/2008, IAPS (National)
  • Testis preservation by enucleation of a testicular teratoma, Annual conference of the IAPS, 19/12/2008 to 20/12/2008, IAPS (National)
  • Management of chest wall tumors in chilrdren, 1st ASEAN Association of Pediatric Surgeons Meeting, 11/08/2006 to 12/08/2006, AAPS (International)
  • Adrenocortical tumors in children, 19th Congress of the Asian Association of Pediatric Surgeons, 12/11/2004 to 05/11/2004, AAPS (International)
  • OTHERS
  • Operating Surgeon for 2 days of the workshop, and was a panelist for the 1 day seminar, "Straight to the TIP" Hypospadias workshop, 12/12/2016 to 17/12/2016, Sabah Women and Children's Hospital (National)
  • INVITED SURGEON, PERFORMED 8 DAYCARE PROCEDURES IN ONE DAY FOR THE WORKSHOP, 6TH UMMC PEDIATRIC ANESTHESIA AND ANALGESIA WORKSHOP, 16/07/2012 to 16/07/2012, DEPT OF ANESTHESIOLOGY (National)