MBBS (Malaya), MRCP (UK), FAMS
General Infectious Diseases
Adjunct Assistant Professor Kalisvar Marimuthu completed his advanced speciality training in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases in Singapore in 2010 and 2013 respectively. Subsequently, Adj Asst Prof Marimuthu trained in infection prevention and control as a Senior Research Fellow in the Infection Prevention and Control Unit of Geneva University Hospital under the guidance of Prof Stephan Harbarth and Prof Didier Pittet.
Adj Asst Prof Marimuthu is currently a senior consultant in Infectious Diseases at the National Centre for Infectious Diseases and Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore. He is a member of the National Infection Prevention and Control Committee (NIPC) of Singapore and is also a consultant in the technical advisory committee for the World Health Organisation (WHO)’s carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) guideline.
Adj Asst Prof Marimuthu’s primary research interest is in infection prevention and control, specifically in the application of next-generation sequencing for control of multidrug-resistant Gram-negative organisms.