Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Prof Shamal DAS DE

 

Academic Appointment:

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

 

Clinical Appointments:

  • Head & Senior Consultant
    Division of Foot & Ankle Surgery
    University Orthopaedics, Hand & Reconstructive Microsurgery Cluster
    National University Health System, Singapore
  • Senior Consultant
    Division of Hip & Knee Surgery
    University Orthopaedics, Hand & Reconstructive Microsurgery Cluster
    National University Health System, Singapore

 

Qualifications

  • M.B.B.S., Calcutta, India
  • F.R.C.S. (Edinburgh), Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • F.R.C.S., England, United Kingdom
  • F.R.C.S. (Orth & Trauma), (Edinburgh) Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • M.Ch.Orth. (Liv), University of Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • F.A.M.S., Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore
  • M.D., National University of Singapore, Singapore

 

Awards and Prizes

  • Countess of Ronaldshay Gold Medal in Surgery MBBS ,Calcutta 1971
  • Teaching Excellece award NUS 2001
  • Donald Gunn Lecture and Gold Medal 2010
  • Prof A K Saha Memorial Oration lecture and Gold Medalm WBOA 2012

Research Areas of Interests

  • Osteoarthritis of the hip in the local community
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Hip Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders and Anatomy
  • Bone and Joint Infection
  • Osteoporosis and Fractures - basic science, clinical assessment & treatment

 

Selected Research Projects

  • Assessment of insufficiency fractures and incident knee osteoarthritis in pre and post-menopausal women using dual energy x-ray absorptiometry

 

Selected Publications

Prof. Shamal Das De's Publication List (external site)