Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Prof V Prem KUMAR

 

Academic Appointments:

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

 

Clinical Appointments:

  • Head & Senior Consultant
    Division of Shoulder & Elbow 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., National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • F.R.C.S. (Glasglow), Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians of Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • F.R.C.S. (Edinburgh), Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, United Kingdom

 

Research Areas of Interests

  • Biomechanics of shoulder stability
  • Role of long head of biceps tendon
  • Role of multiple motor points in skeletal muscle
  • Neuromuscular compartments in mammalian skeletal muscles

 

Selected Research Projects

  • Peptide as therapeutic agents for arthritis and bone disease
  • Shoulder biomechanics in massive rotator cuff tears
  • The role of intramuscular innervation in the functional recovery of lacerated muscles after repair & investigating morphological and molecular changes after repairing the intramuscular nerve branch

 

Selected Publications

Prof. VP Kumar's Publication List (external site)