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Dr Ravi Seshadri

Dr Ravi Seshadri
Dr Ravi Seshadri

MBBS (S’pore), FRCSEd, FAMS (ORL)

Languages

English, Tamil, Malay

Clinical Focus

Nasal allergy, snoring, throat and voice problems in adult and children

Procedure Focus

Laryngology, paediatric ENT problems and patients with snoring problems

Background

Dr Ravi Seshadri is an Ear, Nose, Throat (ENT) surgeon with more than 20 years of experience, specializing in caring for patients with nasal allergy, snoring and throat and voice problems. He also sees a wide variety of
paediatric patients with ear, nose and throat problems.

Prior to his move to private practice, Dr Ravi was a consultant at the Department of Otolaryngology at Tan Tock Seng Hospital. Presently, he continues to run a Voice Clinic at the Hospital, where he not only sees patients but trains junior doctors as well.

Dr Ravi is highly respected in the medical community for his expertise. Best known for pioneering the use of botulinum toxin (Botox) for patients with spasmodic voice conditions in Singapore, Dr Ravi has also been an active member of the Singapore ORL Society since 1991 and served as the Secretary of the Society from 1996 to 1997. In addition, he is a member of the Voice Foundation that is based in Philadelphia, USA.

A well-published surgeon, Dr Ravi has several scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals locally as well as regionally, including the Asian Pacific Journal of Allergy and Immunology. He has also been an invited speaker at several scientific meetings.

For more information about Dr Seshadri:Visit www.drraviseshadri.com.sg or download his full profile here.

  

RESEARCH

LOCAL
Voice Cord Paralysis in Ischaemic Stroke Patients (Pilot Project)
Presented as a Poster at 5th Annual Scientific Meeting, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 1997.

Quality of Life in Adult Patients with Perrenial Allergy Rhinitis: Assessment Using the English and A Translated Chinese Version of the Rhinoconjunctivitis Quality of Life Questionnaire (RQLQ)

Efficacy of Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty on Obstructive Sleep Apnoea.

  

PUBLICATION OF PAPERS

Local Journals

Medialisation Thyroplasty – New Voice for Old, Medical Digest, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, April – June 1996

A Hearing Screening Programme for Preschool Children in a Primary Health Clinic, Co-author: The Singapore Family Physician – 1996 Vol.XXII No. 2.

Voice Disorders – Annual Surgical Update for Family Practice, College of Family Physicians Singapore Present at the 1st. Sponsored by the Ministry of Health.

“Swallowing Problems in Post in Irradiated NPC Patients” – Co-author, Singapore Medical Journal, Volume 42, Issue 7, July 2001

Regional Journals

Antro-chonal Polyps – “A case report of treatment with intra Nasal steroids”, Journal of Laryngology & Otology, Headley Brothers Ltd, June 1995, Vol 109, pp 553 – 554

Vocal Cord Paresis in Acute Ischaemic Stroke: Cerebrovascular Disorders; 1999, Vol 9, pp 157-162.

Quality of Life Patients with Pperennial Allergic Rhinitis: preliminary validation of the rhinoconjunctivitis quality of life questionnaire in Singapore. KP Leong, SP Chan, CY Tang, SCL Yeak, ASM Saurajen, PKH Mok, JK Siow, NWC Chee, R Seshadri, SB Yeo, ML-C Khoo, JCY Lee, HH Chng. Asian Pac Journal allergy Clinical Immunology 1999; Vol 17 pp. 163-167

  

COURSES / CONFERENCE ATTENDED (BOTH AS PRESENTER AND PARTICPANT)

LOCAL

Presenter

1. Osteoplastic Frontal Sinusectomy. Presented in December 1991 at Academy of Medicine / Chapter of Surgeon Meeting

2. 2nd Asia Pacific Interscience Congress of Medicine Singapore and TTSH 7th Annual Scientific Meeting, May 13-15, 1999 Singapore (invited to chair scientific session and Organizer) Presenter: Treatment of Spasmodic Dysptonia

3. 3rd NUH – Faculty of Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting 1999, 28-29 August 1999 Speaker: The Current Practice of Voice Assessment and Impact on Laryngeal Surgery on Voice.

  

AFFLIATIONS

Visiting Specialist – Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH)

Professional Membership

LOCAL

1. Member, Singapore Medical Protection Society since 1984

2. Member, Singapore Medical Association since 1992

3. member Singapore ORL Society from 1991 and 1996/1997 (Secretary)

4. Member, Academy of Medicine, Singapore 1997

REGIONAL

Member of Voice Foundation based in Philadelphia, USA

Other Activities

CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

Volunteer at Mariamman Temple Medical Counseling Services since 1989

SPORTS AND RECREATION

1. Volunteer Medical Officer for Singapore Amateur Doctor Athletics Association at SAAA Athletic Meet in 1989.

2. Volunteer Doctor for recent Singer International Cricket Tournament held Singapore, 1996.

Videos

Dr Ravi Seshadri – Voice Change – is it normal?

Dr Ravi Seshadri – “Doctor, I have a bad throat!” An Insight to Throat Disorders

degree: MBBS (S’pore), FRCSEd, FAMS (ORL)