Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Adj Assoc Prof Saminathan Suresh NATHAN

 

Academic Appointment:

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

 

Clinical Appointments:

  • Senior Consultant
    Division of Musculoskeletal Oncology
    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., National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • F.R.C.S. (Edinburgh), Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • M.Med. (Surgery), National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Federation of State Medical Boards, United States of America
  • F.A.M.S., Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore
  • Fellow Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, United States of America
  • Fellow Sloan-Kettering Institute, United States of America
  • Fellow Montefiore Medical Center, United States of America
  • Fellow Albert Einstein College of Medicine, United States of America

 

Awards and Prizes

  • Yahya Cohen Lecturer, Academy of Medicine Singapore
  • New Investigator Recognition Award Winner (Basic Science), Orthopedic Research Society, San Francisco, California
  • Research- Investigator-Scientist Enabler Award, National Healthcare Group
  • Health Service Development Project (HSDP), Ministry of Health, Singapore
  • Health Manpower Development Programme, Ministry of Health, Singapore

 

Research Areas of Interests

  • Musculoskeletal oncology as it relates to systems biology
  • Novel therapeutic delivery and disease surveillance in musculoskeletal oncology
  • Quality of life improvement in musculoskeletal metastasis

 

Selected Research Projects

  • The development of an in-vitro 3D tumor model for drug testing studies
  • Physiologic parameters in the milieu of solid tumours have the potential to indicate their sensitivity to chemotherapeutic agents
  • Preventing local recurrence in the musculoskeletal oncology patient using cryosurgery
  • The limb salvage surgery patient at home - A systematic cross sectional survey of patients with musculoskeletal malignancies in remission

 

Selected Publications

Adj. Assoc. Prof. Suresh Nathan's Publication List (external site)