Dr. Shailesh Kumar graduated in 2002 from Gauhati Medical College & Hospital, in Guwahati, India. He worked as a Resident in the Department of Medicine of Lok Nayak Hospital and G.B. Pant Hospital, New Delhi. In 2005, he moved to Singapore and completed Internal Medicine training from National University Hospital, Singapore attached to National University of Singapore and passed Membership examination of Royal College of Physicians of The United Kingdom in 2010. Following this, the doctor worked as a Registrar in the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Singapore General Hospital attached to National University of Singapore and DUKE-NUS Graduate Medical School. He also completed Advanced Specialist Training in Gastroenterology in 2014. He is certified as a Specialist in Gastroenterologist by Specialist Accreditation Board, Ministry of Health, Singapore. He is Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore.
Dr. Shailesh obtained Specialty Certification in Gastroenterology by Royal College of Physicians of United Kingdom and British Society of Gastroenterology. He also passed Certificate examination in Gastroenterology and Hepatology by European Board of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (EBGH) in 2014. The doctor is also Fellow of Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh, UK.
Dr. Shailesh worked as Associate Consultant in the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Singapore General Hospital from July 2014 to May 2015.He was appointed as Clinical Tutor and Clinical Lecturer in the Faculty of Medicine (YLL School of Medicine) of National University of Singapore from 2010 to 2015. He has completed one year fellowship in Advanced Interventional Endoscopy from Erasmus University MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. He has also training in advanced interventional endoscopy from Austria, Portugal and Germany. He is working as a Consultant Gastroenterologist, Hepatologist and Interventional Endoscopist in Thumbay University Hospital and Gulf Medical University, Ajman
He has written a book chapter on “Endoscopic Management of Pancreatic Fistula and Leaks” in the book “Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures in Gastroenterology- Second edition 2018 published by Springer, USA.