Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Assoc Prof Naresh Satyanarayan KUMAR

 

Academic Appointments:

  • Associate Professor
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
    Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
    National University of Singapore
  • Undergraduate Medical Education Director
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
    Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
    National University of Singapore

 

Clinical Appointment:

  • Deputy Head, Senior Consultant
    University Spine Centre
    University Orthopaedics, Hand & Reconstructive Microsurgery Cluster
    National University Health System, Singapore

 

Qualifications

  • M.B.B.S.
  • M.S. (Orth)
  • D.N.B (Orth)
  • F.R.C.S. (Edinburgh), Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • F.R.C.S. (Trauma & Orth)
  • DM (Orth & Spinal Surgery), University of Nottingham, UK

 

Awards and Prizes

  • 'Faculty Teaching Excellence Awards', Academic Year 2010-2011, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • 'EXSA Silver Award' 2009, for contribution & commitment to excellent service at National University Hospital
  • 'Clinical Excellence Award', New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton, UK (April 2005) for consultations for development of Spinal Services at New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton, with consideration to contribution to research and teaching

 

Research Areas of Interests

  • Metastatic spinal disorders
  • Pain pathways associated with spinal problems
  • Minimal invasive spinal surgery
  • Improvement in delivery of training to medical students
  • Research with regards to post-graduate training

 

Selected Research Projects

  • Is it safe to transfuse Leucocyte Depletion Filter (LDF) processed Intra-Operative Cell Salvage (IOCS) blood, in spine tumour surgery?
  • Standardisation of Clinical Examination Techniques

 

Selected Publications

Assoc. Prof. Naresh Kumar's Publication List (external site)