The Iron Suites Medical Centre is a medical clinic focused on managing iron deficiency.
Established in 2017, The Iron Suites Medical Centre (TISMC) is a medical clinic focusing on the management of iron deficiency.
TISMC was founded by Tim Cushway after years of research in the field of iron deficiency, with a special interest in intravenous iron therapy. In his previous role, Tim was responsible for the global clinical trial program of a high-dose intravenous iron and supporting its product registration in Singapore.
CEO / Founder
Tim is joined by like-minded local clinicians, experienced nurses and an International panel of expert advisors that recognise and understand the importance of managing this nutritional disorder, which impacts about 1 in 3 women and can have debilitating impact on individuals.
Our Mission & Vision
We are healthcare professionals dedicated to educating, diagnosing and managing iron deficiency with a focus on intravenous iron infusions.
We aim to improve the health, quality of life and productivity of individuals and ultimately the nation by correcting iron deficiency, a highly prevalent and yet eminently treatable nutritional deficiency.
The medical team at The Iron Suites includes medical doctors and nurses with in-depth expertise in managing and treating iron deficiency.
Our Medical Expertise
Dr Dheeraj Khiatani
Dr Dheeraj Khiatani is a General Practitioner (GP) who graduated from the world-renowned Kings College London School of Medicine in the UK. He also pursued a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychiatry in addition to his MBBS degree. Dr Dheeraj was bestowed the George Leech Cup- an award presented to only one student in each cohort, for his contribution to student welfare as the Medical Society President. Dr Dheeraj also selected for an elective position in cardiology at the famous Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, USA.
Dr Dheeraj spent his junior doctor years rotating through several NHS hospitals in England. He worked in various specialties including Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Anaesthesia and Intensive Care (ICU) medicine. Upon his return to Singapore, Dr Dheeraj gained further experience in Emergency Medicine and Otolaryngology (ENT) surgery at government restructured hospitals including Singapore General Hospital and National University hospital.
He has an active interest in research and has presented at multiple International conferences in both the UK and Singapore on topics such as the management of diabetes in expectant mothers. Dr Dheeraj believes in integrative and holistic management for his patients and his background in Psychology helps him to treat both mind & body.
Dr Dheeraj’s clinical interests are in the field of Nutritional, Lifestyle and Aesthetic medicine. He is certified by the Singapore Medical Council Aesthetic Procedures Oversight Committee to operate laser machines and perform invasive procedures such as Botox and fillers. He also has a Level 1 Certificate Course in Aesthetic Medicine as awarded by the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine.
Our Nutritional Expertise
Dr Naras Lapsys
BSc Molecular Biology, MSc Nutrition & Dietetics, Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
In 1995, having completed a PhD in molecular genetics, Dr Naras Lapsys career began as a research scientist investigating obesity and diabetes, at the prestigious Garvan Institute of Medical Research, in Sydney, Australia. However, after 10 years of academia he concluded that the ‘magic pill’ for health was a long way off and that in the meanwhile good health required effort and needed to be earned. Dr Naras returned to university, obtained a Masters degree in in nutrition and dietetics, and in 2004, opened his first nutrition consultancy The Body Doctor. As both an Accredited Practicing Dietitian and Accredited Practicing Sports Dietitian, his interests spanned a vast range of health and performance issues. He became very involved in weight management, chronic disease and gastro-intestinal health. Dr Naras developed a keen interest in sports performance and managing pregnancies. He observed that stress, sleep, fitness and state of mind have significant impact on how people eat and how all these factors intertwine and affect one’s health.
Dr Naras Lapsys also identified that many people suffer food addiction and that like all addictions, it can be very challenging to manage or overcome. As his career developed he became very interested in longevity and the profound role that nutrition and lifestyle can play on disease prevention, healthy aging and lifespan. He undertook additional formal education and become Board certified in both Australia and USA in regenerative and anti-aging medicine. In 2018, Dr Naras relocated to Singapore and by combining his years of research, experience gained from thousands of clients and continued education, he formed a bespoke nutrition and longevity consultancy dedicated to the goal of helping people to live healthier and longer lives.
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Our Panel of International Advisers
The Iron Suites Medical Centre is proud to be advised by some of the leading global experts in iron deficiency and iron deficiency anaemia management.