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Annual Meeting of Instructional Course in Spine
"Tumors and Minimally Invasive Spine surgery"

August 09th – 11th, 2018 | Hotel Radisson Blu, Amritsar, Punjab, India

Prof (Dr) Naresh Kumar


Name : Prof (Dr) Naresh Kumar
M.B.B.S., M.S (Orth), D.N.B (Orth)
F.R.C.S. ED., F.R.C.S. (Trauma&Orth),
DM [University of Nottingham] (Orth & Spinal Surgery).

Department of Orthopaedics, NUHS Tower Block, Level 11, National University Health Systems, National University Hospital, 1E Kent Ridge Road, Singapore 119228

Qualification

MBBS Dec 1986
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
MS (Orth) Dec 1989
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
DNB (Orth) Jun 1990
National Academy of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
FRCS Ed Oct 1992
Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
FRCS (Orth & Trauma) Mar 1997
Intercollegiate Board in Orthopaedics’
DM (Orthopaedics – Spinal Surgery) University of Nottingham, United Kingdom Dec 2006
Awarded a DM degree for the thesis on – ‘Morphometric and Biomechanical Evaluation of Deer Thoracic and Lumbar Spine’, with a view to develop a model for spinal implant testing. The thesis was a result of work carried out at the biomechanics laboratory of the University of Nottingham. The thesis has been forwarded to the medical devices agency.

Awards & Achievements

June 1978 Recipient ofNational Talent Search Scholarship during undergraduate and postgraduate training in India –First division in the MBBS Exams.
Apr 2005 Recipient of ‘Clinical Excellence Award’ in Apr 2005 for contribution towards the development of Spinal services at New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton
Jan 2009 Recipient of ‘EXSA Silver Award’ in 2009, for excellent service at National University Hospital
Jan 2009 Recipient of ‘Best Oral Presentation Award’ by John Kostuik at Combined 22nd Annual Conference of Associations of Spinal Surgeons of India & SRS meeting, Chennai, India, 23rd– 25th Jan 2009 – Title: ‘Pars repair technique & rationale of treatment in adults’
Oct 2010 Recipient of ‘Young Ambassador Award’ at 16th Triennial Congress of the Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association (APOA) 2010 presented by Dr Vinodh Kumar – Title: ‘Comparative clinico-radiological study of interlaminar decompression in lumbar canal stenosis with & without Coflex® interspinous spacer’
June 2011 Recipient of ‘AY2010/2011 Faculty Teaching Excellence Award’ for contribution to undergraduate & postgraduate teaching; assessment system &curriculum developmentfor Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine.
Aug 2013 Recipient of ‘ISASS Kostuik Innovation Award’ 2013 at ISASS13 in Vancouver for presentation of the NMRC grant supported project on cell saver in metastatic spine tumour surgery. Title: ‘Eliminating Tumour Cells from the Cell Saver (CS) in Metastatic Spine Tumour Surgery Using a Leucocyte Depletion Filter (LDF): Dispelling an Old Myth’.
Jul 2014 Recipient of ‘NCIS Clinical Poster Award’ 2014 for presentation of the NMRC grant supported project on cell saver in metastatic spine tumour surgery. Title: ‘Eliminating Tumour Cells from the Cell Saver (CS) in Metastatic Spine Tumour Surgery Using a Leucocyte Depletion Filter (LDF): Dispelling an Old Myth’.
Jan 2015 Recipient of ‘Rob Johnston Award’ 2015 at 26th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian Spine Society in Canberra for the best paper presented by a surgical trainee or junior research scientist Kimberly-Anne Tan. Title: ‘Evaluation of scoring systems & prognostic factors in patients with spinal metastases from lung cancer’.
Jun 2015 Recipient of ‘Best Clinical Poster Presentation Award’ 2015 at 42nd Annual Meeting of International Society for Study of the Lumbar Spine (ISSLS) in San Francisco, USA, 8th – 12th Jun 2015. Title: ‘Metastatic spine tumour surgery: A comparative study of minimally invasive approach using percutaneous pedicle screws fixation versus open approach’.
Sep 2015 Recipient of ‘Best of Outside-Europe Award’ 2015 at Annual Spinal Congress (EUROSPINE) in Copenhagen, Denmark, 2nd – 4th Sep 2015. Title: ‘Flowcytometric Evaluation of Intraoperative Salvaged Blood Filtered with Leucocyte Depletion Filter in Metastatic Spine Tumour Surgery’
Nov 2015 Recipient of ‘PASMISS 2015 Best Poster Research Award’ at 15th Pacific and Asian Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (PASMISS) in Daejeon, Korea, 12-14th 2015. Title: ‘Metastatic Spine Tumour Surgery: Minimally Invasive Versus Open Approach’.
Jan 2016 Recipient of ‘Merit Award for E-Posters 2016’ at 13th Asia Pacific Medical Education Conference (APMEC), National University of Singapore, Singapore, 13th-16th Jan 2016. Title: ‘Clinical Orthopaedics Examination Skills (CORES) video: Its impact on students’ learning experience and OSCE performance’.
Jul 2016Recipient of ‘AY2014/2015 Faculty Teaching Excellence Award’ for contribution to undergraduate & postgraduate teaching; development of teaching techniques, curriculum & assessment system for Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine