Dr. Andrea Rajnakova

Dr. Andrea RajnakovaGastroenterology, Internal Medicine

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About Dr. Andrea Rajnakova

After completing the basic medical degree (MD, Hons) in Slovakia in 1992 and Master of Medicine (M.Med, Hons, Slovakia) in 1995 Dr Andrea Rajnakova followed her husband and moved to Singapore.  In 1995 she joined National University Hospital and National University of Singapore as a PhD scholar to begin a Doctorate Medical Studies. She completed PhD thesis on Gastric Cancer in 2000. During the studies she was awarded The Young Doctor's Research Award at NUH Inaugural Annual Scientific Meeting, Singapore, in 1997 and the Best Paper Award for oral presentation at the Nitric Oxide Symposium in Singapore in 1999. In 2009 she was a Winner of Best Oral Presentation (Medical Disciplines) at NHG 8th Annual Scientific Congress 2009.

In 2000 Dr Rajnakova obtained Master of Internal Medicine, Singapore (MMed) and in 2001 the Membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK, MRCP. In 2005 she was awarded the Fellowship of the Academy of Singapore in Gastroenterology (FAMS) in 2005.

Dr Rajnakova pursuit her further interest in Therapeutic Endoscopy and ERCP. In 2008 she was awarded a Health Manpower Development Plan (HMDP) by the Ministry of Health, Singapore for further training in ERCP and Therapeutic Endoscopy at European Endoscopic Training Center, Università Cattolica Del Sacro Cuore, Gemelli Hospital, Roma, Italy under Professor Guido Costamagna, President of European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

As a Consultant at the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, she practiced at National University Hospital, Singapore until April 2010. She enjoyed teaching of the undergraduate students at  Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine as a clinical tutor and she was appointed as chief coordinator for MRCP PACES in 2009. She was also a mentor and endoscopy trainer for advanced specialists and endoscopy trainees.

For clinical services Dr Rajnakova received several awards: In 2007 Sunny-Side-Up Award NUH Service Award, Sunny-Side-Up Wow Award NUH Service Award and Excellent Service GOLD Award 2007 and in 2008 National Excellent Service EXSA Star Award 2008.

In April 2010 Dr Andrea Rajnakova opened her clinic at Mount Elizabeth Hospital.

Andrea Rajnakova

Academic Qualifications
1992  M.D. (Hons.) Comenius University, Slovakia
1995   M. Med. (Hons.) Postgraduate Medical Studies, Bratislava, Slovakia
2000   PhD, National University of Singapore, Singapore
2001  M. Med, Postgraduate Medical Institute, Singapore
2001  MRCP (UK), Royal College of Physicians, UK
2005  FAMS (Gastroenterology), Singapore
Experience and Training
April 2010 - present  Consultant Gastroenterologist, Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Singapore
 2008 - 2010 Consultant Gastroenterologist, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, National University Hospital, Singapore

 2008 HMDP: Endoscopic Management of Benign and Malignant Pancreatobiliary Disorders, European Endoscopic Training Center, Università Cattolica Del Sacro Cuore, Gemelli Hospital, Roma, Italy
 2005 - 2007 Associate Consultant, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, National University Hospital, Singapore
 2001 - 2005 Registrar, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, National University Hospital, Singapore
 1999 - 2001 Fellow, Department of Medicine, National University Hospital, Singapore
 1996 - 1999 Ph.D. scholar, Department of Surgery, National University of Singapore
 1996 - 1999 Honorary Fellow, Department of Surgery, National University Hospital, Singapore
1995 Registrar, Department of Internal Medicine, Derer Hospital, Bratislava, Slovak Republic
1992 - 1995 Medical Officer, Department of Internal Medicine, Derer Hospital, Bratislava, Slovak Republic
Education
1982 - 1986 Secondary Grammar School, specialization - English Language
1986- 1992 Faculty of Medicine, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovak Republic degree: Doctor (MD) with Honors
1995 Institute of Postgraduate Medical Studies in Bratislava, Slovak Republic Specialization in Internal Medicine with Honors
1997 USMLE Step 1, Step 2, English Test
2000 Ph.D., Department of Surgery, National University of Singapore; Thesis: Association of Nitric Oxide with P53 and Cycloogygenase in Gastric Cancer
2001 M. Med, Postgraduate Medical Institute, Singapore
2001 MRCP (UK), Royal College of Physicians, UK
2002 - 2005 AST trainee in Gastroenterology, Department of Gastroenterology, National University Hospital, Singapore
2005 FAMS (Gastroenterology), Singapore

Additional Information

Awards
1997 Winner of Young Doctor’s Research Award, NUH Inaugural Annual Scientific Meeting, Singapore. Expression of nitric oxide synthase in human normal gastric mucosa and gastric cancer tissue.
1998 The Best Paper Award, oral presentation. Nitric Oxide Symposium, Singapore. Association between nitric oxide synthase, cyclooxygenase, and p53 expression in human gastric cancer and different tumor characteristics.
2007 Sunny-Side-Up Award NUH Service Award
2007 Sunny-Side-Up Wow Award NUH Service Award
2007 Excellent Service GOLD Award 200
2008 National Excellent Service EXSA Star Award 2008
2009 Winner of Best Oral Presentation (Medical Disciplines) at NHG 8th Annual Scientific Congress 2009
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