Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Dr Sandeep Jacob SEBASTIN

 

Academic Appointment:

  • Assistant Professor
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
    Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
    National University of Singapore

 

Clinical Appointments:

  • Senior Consultant
    Department of Hand & Reconstructive Microsurgery
    University Orthopaedics, Hand & Reconstructive Microsurgery Cluster
    National University Health System, Singapore
  • Postgraduate Director
    Department of Hand & Reconstructive Microsurgery
    University Orthopaedics, Hand & Reconstructive Microsurgery Cluster
    National University Health System, Singapore

 

Qualifications

  • M.B.B.S.
  • M.S. (General Surgery)
  • M.Med (Surgery)
  • M.Ch (Plastic Surgery)
  • DNB (Plastic Surgery)
  • Exit Certification Hand Surgery (Singapore)
  • European Diploma in Hand Surgery

 

Awards and Prizes

  • Best Chapter Award (Hand Surgery Section): Awarded by Elsevier Publishers, for Chapter 96, Thumb Reconstruction, in Plastic Surgery: Indications & Practice-Ed. Guyuron et al, 2008
  • Best Free Paper Award: Awarded by the Singapore Society for Surgery of the Hand at the 17th Hand Review Course and Annual Scientific Meeting, Singapore, 2nd February 2008
  • National Excellent Service Award-Gold (EXSA): Awarded by the National EXSA Secretariat & Singapore Health Services Pte Ltd, SPRNG Singapore, December 2007
  • Travelling Fellowship: Awarded by the Japanese Society for Surgery of the Hand & Asia Pacific Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand, November 11th – 17th, 2004
  • Junior Best Paper Award & Mc Neal Prize for Best Audio Visual Presentation: Awarded by Association of Plastic Surgeons of India at the 36th Annual Conference, Ahmedabad, India, 28th September, 2001

 

Research Areas of Interests

  • Extremity trauma
  • Soft tissue reconstruction
  • Peripheral nerve pathology

 

Selected Research Projects

  • A clinical trial for the surgical treatment of elderly distal radius fracture - Wrist and Radius Injury Surgical Trial (WRIST), Singapore.
    (Singapore is the only non-North American centre for this study. All other centre’s are in the United States and Canada)

 

Selected Publications

Dr. Sandeep Sebastin's Publication List (external site)