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Adj Assoc Prof Prema Raj Jeyaraj

Adj Assoc Prof Prema Raj Jeyaraj


Senior Consultant

Specialty: Hepato-pancreato-biliary and Transplant Surgery, Surgery & Surgical Oncology

Clinical Interest: Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Transplantation

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Gallstones, Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Cancers, Liver Cancer, Liver Tumours, Pancreatic Cancer, Pancreatic Endocrine Tumours, Pancreatic Tumours.

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Hepato-pancreato-biliary and Transplant Surgery Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital
  • Senior Consultant Division of Surgery & Surgical Oncology National Cancer Centre SingaporeNational Cancer Centre Singapore


A/Prof Jeyaraj Prema Raj is the Head of Liver Transplant Program in Singapore General Hospital, the Director of SingHealth Transplant and the Deputy Director of the National Transplant Program, Ministry of Health.

He started the hepatobiliary service in both Tan Tock Seng and Singapore General Hospital in 1993

And 1995, respectively, the Cadaveric Liver Transplant Program at SGH in 2004 and the Living Donor Program and Liver Transplantation Service at Mount Elizabeth Hospital in 2008 where he was also the Director of Liver Transplantation Programme and Chairman of the Medical Advisory Board. His primary research interests are tolerance induction in liver transplantation, and bioprinting & 3D printing of the liver. 


  • MBBS
  • MMed (Surg)
  • FRCS (Glasg)
  • FRCS (Ed)
  • FAMS

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Clinical Senior Lecturer, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Adjunct Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School
  • Director, SingHealth Transplant, SingHealth
  • Head, SDDC Liver Transplant Centre, SingHealth
  • Deputy Director, National Liver Transplant Program


  • ​Health Manpower Development Plan Scholarship by Singapore Government
  • Japanese Paediatric Association Travel Scholarship Award
  • Immuno Educational Scholarship Award

Research Interests


  1. Thoracic complications of radiofrequency ablation of recurrent hepatoma.
    Soon JL, Jeyaraj PR, Agasthian T.
    Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2008 Jan;37(1):75-6.
  2. A case of fish bone perforation of the stomach mimicking a locally advanced pancreatic carcinoma.
    Goh BK, Jeyaraj PR, Chan HS, Ong HS, Agasthian T, Chang KT, Wong WK.
    Dig Dis Sci. 2004 Nov-Dec;49(11-12):1935-7. No abstract available.
  3. The viability of liver graft for transplantation after prolonged warm ischaemia.
    Ong HS, Soo KC, Joseph VT, Tan SY, Jeyaraj PR.
    Ann Acad Med Singapore. 1999 Jan;28(1):25-30.
  4. Augmentation of portal blood flow improves function of human cirrhotic liver.
    Cardoso JE, Gautreau C, Jeyaraj PR, Patrzalek D, Cherruau B, Vaubourdolle M, Legendre C,
    Wroblewski T, Houssin D.
    Hepatology. 1994 Feb;19(2):375-80.
  5. In situ retrovirus-mediated gene transfer into dog liver.
    Cardoso JE, Branchereau S, Jeyaraj PR, Houssin D, Danos O, Heard JM.
    Hum Gene Ther. 1993 Aug;4(4):411-8.
  6. Augmented portal flow in the isolated perfused cirrhotic rat liver: a haemodynamic and morphological study.
    Cardoso JE, Calmus Y, Legendre C, Cherruau B, Jeyaraj PR, Crougneau S, Habib N, Houssin D.
    Clin Sci (Lond). 1993 Feb;84(2):185-92.
  7. Liver splits--the answer to a low donor pool?
    Jeyaraj PR, Cardoso J, Soubrane O, Couinaud C, Houssin D.
    Transplant Proc. 1992 Oct;24(5):1956-7.
  8. Relative risks of complications in giant and nongiant gastric ulcers.
    Chua CL, Jeyaraj PR, Low CH.
    Am J Surg. 1992 Aug;164(2):94-7.
  9. The liver in surgery.
    Prema Raj J.
    Singapore Med J. 2006 Feb;47(2):106-8. No abstract available.

Research Trials