Khoo Teck Puat Hospital
Singapore, Not Applicable
A/Prof Tavintharan is a Senior Consultant, whose specialty is Internal Medicine, and Endocrinology including managing patients with diabetes mellitus, hormone and lipid-related disorders. He has subspecialty interest in Lipidology and also oversees the Diabetes Foot services. He obtained a Master of Clinical Investigation (NUS), and his research interests include diabetic foot syndromes, and the study of molecular markers (riboregulators) to predict and understand the pathogenesis of common metabolic disorders. He is currently leading a national team of researchers from endocrinology and cardiology, looking at familial lipid orders.