Mahesh Choolani

Choolani Mahesh

  • Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Senior Consultant, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, National University Hospital
Administrative Appointment(s)
  • Head, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and National University Hospital (NUH)
  • Research Director, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Joint Appointment(s)
  • Honorary Associate Professor, University of Queensland, Australia
  • Honorary Treasurer, College of Clinician Scientist
Academic Qualifications
  • PhD, University of London, United Kingdom
  • MBBS, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • MMed, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Singapore
  • FAMS, Academy of Medicine, Singapore
  • FRCOG, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, United Kingdom
  • FRANZCOG, Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
Research Interest(s)
  • Fetal Medicine and Therapy
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Reproductive Stem Cells
Recent Publications
  • 1. Hill, M., Barrett, A., Choolani, M., Lewis, C., Fisher, J., & Chitty, L. S. (2018). Has Noninvasive Prenatal Testing Impacted Termination of Pregnancy and Live Birth Rates of Infants with Down Syndrome?. Obstetrical and Gynecological Survey, 73(5), 269-270. doi:10.1097/
  • 2. Zhao, C., Lin, J. S., Choolani, M., Dan, Y. Y., Pastorin, G., & Ho, H. K. (2018). Enhanced hepatic differentiation of human amniotic epithelial cells on polyethylene glycol-linked multiwalled carbon nanotube-coated hydrogels. Journal of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine. doi:10.1002/term.2672
  • 3. Dighe, N. M., Tan, K. W., Tan, L. G., Shaw, S. S. W., Buckley, S. M. K., Sandikin, D., . . . Mattar, C. N. Z. (2018). A comparison of intrauterine hemopoietic cell transplantation and lentiviral gene transfer for the correction of severe β-thalassemia in a HbbTh3/+ murine model. Experimental Hematology, 62, 45-55. doi:10.1016/j.exphem.2018.03.006
  • 4. Wataganara, T., Gosavi, A., Nawapun, K., Vijayakumar, P. D., Phithakwatchara, N., Choolani, M., . . . Mattar, C. N. Z. (2018). Model surgical training: Skills acquisition in fetoscopic laser photocoagulation of monochorionic diamniotic twin placenta using realistic simulators. Journal of Visualized Experiments, 2018(133). doi:10.3791/57328
  • 5. Xiong, L., Barrett, A. N., Hua, R., Ho, S. S. Y., Jun, L., Chan, K. C. A., . . . Choolani, M. (2018). Non-invasive prenatal testing for fetal inheritance of maternal β-thalassaemia mutations using targeted sequencing and relative mutation dosage: a feasibility study. BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 125(4), 461-468. doi:10.1111/1471-0528.15045