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Dr. Lingaraj KRISHNA

Senior Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

6A Napier Road #03-37 Gleneagles Hospital Annexe Block Singapore 258500

Languages: English, Bahasa Malaysia, Chinese, Mandarin

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About Dr. Lingaraj KRISHNA

Short Introduction:
Dr Lingaraj is an experienced orthopaedic surgeon, who manages a wide range of orthopaedic conditions. He subspecializes in knee and hip surgery, as well as orthopaedic sports medicine. His particular interests are in sports-related knee surgery, knee ligament reconstruction surgery, hip and knee joint replacement surgery, and revision joint surgery.

Professional Statement:
Dr Lingaraj Krishna is an orthopaedic surgeon, who firmly believes in providing holistic, comprehensive, evidence-based care for all of his patients. He also believes that working in a team, together with the patient and the rehabilitation therapist, is the best way to achieve optimal outcomes. 

He has practised medicine for more than 20 years, and manages a wide-range of orthopaedic conditions. His subspecialty interests lie in the field of knee surgery and orthopaedic sports medicine, where he is recognised as a thought-leader nationally and internationally.

He is currently Senior Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Orthopaedic and Hand Surgery Partners - a private group practice located at Gleneagles Hospital. He is concurrently Director of the Sports Centre at the National University Hospital (NUH) - a multi-disciplinary, research-oriented, tertiary-level centre for sports medicine and surgery. He also serves as Head of the Division of Sports Medicine and Surgery and Visiting Consultant in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at NUH. 

Dr Lingaraj sits on the Executive Board of Sport Singapore, which is the national governing body for sport in Singapore. He also serves on the Civil Aviation Medical Board, which is a division of the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore. He represents Singapore on the boards of the ASEAN Society for Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy (ASSA), the Asia-Pacific Knee Society (APKS), and the Asian Knee Arthroscopy Think-Tank (AKAT). He also serves in the Membership Committee of the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS).

He has published more than 40 peer-reviewed scientific articles, and has been involved in more than 70 conference presentations. He has also been widely featured in the media. Dr Lingaraj graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1997. He completed his Basic Surgical Training in General Surgery in 2003, and subsequently his Advanced Surgical Training in Orthopaedic Surgery in 2007. He completed a one-year clinical fellowship programme in Advanced Hip and Knee surgery in Melbourne, Australia in 2008.

MBBS, National University of Singapore, 1997
MRCS (Surgery in General), Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 2002
M.Med (Orthopaedic Surgery), National University of Singapore, 2003
FRCS (Trauma and Orthopaedics), Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 2006
HMDP Fellowship in Adult Hip and Knee Reconstruction, Melbourne, Australia, 2009

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29 January 2023